We asked. We begged. So our questions about their biggest auto-related picks went unanswered — and our rabid interest in catching the show every week waned too. Once, twice, then three times we pleaded. The answer never changed: Royal Pioneer Motorcycle Company, no and no. Kind of weird. A win for everyone except the elephant. Moving on. Vincent Motor and David Mann painting — Win-win.

Zundapp RS motorcycle with sidecar — This was a great buy. No surprise that Mike kept it for himself. Two big wins on this pick. American Pickers found one.

1910 Royal Pioneer Hemmings Daily

The company was formed in 1901 by Emil Hafelfinger and Charles Pearsons as a manufacturer of motorcycle accessories for the burgeoning motorcycle market. Royal built lightweight sidecars, seats, stands and other accessories in New York City, until 1907 when it began preparation for production of a motorcycle of its own manufacture.…

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May 24, 2016 · 1910 Royal Pioneer motorcycle – Due to a fire that destroyed the Massachusetts factory and put the company out of business, fewer than 500 Royal Pioneers motorcycles were built. American Pickers found one. Royal Pioneer advertising claimed the bike was “built absolutely without regard to cost;” it appealed to sophisticated buyers who simply wanted the best.…

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Apr 14, 2016 · In 1907, the company moved to Worcester and began preparing its most influential model, the Pioneer. Eschewing commodity parts, Royal Motor Works designed the Pioneer from the ground up to be the best bike of the day. In order to achieve the highest level of quality, the company designed a proprietary motor and used heavy-duty automobile bearings.…

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Jul 07, 2019 · Due to a massive fire, Royal Pioneer only made fewer than 500 of their luxury motorcycles. The fire put them out of business, but put antique collectors in the business of finding them. Wolfe had no issue paying the $55,000 price tag for the bike. He got a great deal since another Royal Pioneer was sold for $92,000.…

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Sep 10, 2013 · The Royal Pioneer motorcycle You know, there’s more to American Pickers than just watching a couple of cool dudes and their delightful inked-up assistant buying cool stuff.   If you think about it, it’s really a subliminal education on how business works.    Buy low, buy quality, rarity counts, treat everybody well, and sell at a profit.…

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Nov 13, 2014 · Vintage motorcycle rider. Fan of Old School Country. #AmericanPickers #PickerNation. LeClaire, IA ... Not on Twitter? Sign up, tune into the things you care about, and get updates as they happen. ... I have the original Royal Risk episode recorded. I watch it a least once a month! Love that bike! 0 replies 0 retweets 1 like. Reply.Location: LeClaire, IA…

List of motorcycles of 1900 to 1909 - Wikipedia

Royal Pioneer (1909) Steffy Motor Bike (add-on kit bike) Thomas Auto-Bi; Thor Model 7 (1908) Triumph-Motorrad motorcycle (1903) Yale-California motorcycles by Consolidated Manufacturing (1904-1906) Yale motorcycle by Consolidated Manufacturing (1906) Tricycle. De Dion-Bouton tricycle (produced 1897 to 1904)…