Rhinebeck National Meet: Vintage 1930 Henderson Art Deco Motorcycle

In June, we visited the Rhinebeck Grand National Meet in Dutchess County, NY. Within the motorcycle timeline there were many beautiful and interesting bikes on display. But, one in particular seemed to draw everyone to it like a moths to a flame.

At the time that I saw it, there were no informational placards and no apparent owner present to tell you what the make or model was. I was left to go home wondering. Apparently I wasn’t the only one.

Fast forward many weeks later. On Twitter, BikeEXIF posted a photo of this bike asking in anyone had any information about it. Through the power of social media, the story of this fascinating motorcycle unfolded… continue reading about this 1930 Henderson Custom on BikeEXIF.

1930 Henderson Art Deco Motorcycle

1930 Henderson Art Deco Motorcycle Rhinebeck National Meet

Henderson Art Deco Motorcycle Rhinebeck National Meet


Rachael is the whimsical writer behind the 20+ year old Girlie Motorcycle Blog. As a freelance blogger, she is on a mission to inspire laughter, self-examination, curiosity, and human connection. Girlie Motorcycle Blog can be found on several Best Motorcycle Blog lists.

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5 Responses

  1. Shybiker says:


    What super styling. Lots of automobile touches, including the fins in the rear. Very creative and appealing design. Eye-catching, in fact.

    The modern design makes it hard to believe the bike is 80 years old.

    Thanks for sharing, Fuzz. This is a real find.

    • Fuzzygalore says:

      It was really something to see, Ralph. Very special. I’m hoping that more in-depth information regarding its creation and history finds its way to the web.

      @Doug When you look at this bike, styled way back in 1936 – you see THE FUTURE! 😆

      @GL “Regret: Those were the droids you were looking for.”

  2. Cool. Do I see some influence for the Rune and Victory Vision?

  3. GLantern says:

    “These are not the droids your looking for”

  1. September 1, 2010

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