For This Motorcycle Collector, The Ride Never Ends

Posted by Jim Donnelly on

 

Bill Morris’ passion for motorcycles is evident the second you lay eyes on him. He’s also a collector. A SERIOUS collector.

Bill started Bill’s Custom Cycles, a Berwick motorcycle parts shop, in the 1970s. The business expanded, acquiring other parts shops and broadening into mail-order. Along the way, he was stockpiling some pretty rare and desirable parts. This led to the need for a facility to house this ever-growing collection of parts, and the beginning of Bill’s Old Bike Barn.

Established some twenty years ago, Bill’s Old Bike Barn is home to some of the rarest and most desirable motorcycles. You’ll find a 1909 Peugeot, a 1917 Harley-Davidson with a sidecar and a 1930 Harley (his dog’s favorite). You’ll also find several curios like a Moto Guzzi Dump Truck—a motorcycle inside of a truck—and even an airplane.

Not content with just motorcycle ephemera, Bill started a village. Billville, as it’s affectionately called, is a section of the museum set up like its own town complete with real businesses and a firehouse.

Bill’s Old Bike Barn is located in Bloomsburg, PA.

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