Did anyone see the Harley Jay leno auctioned on EBay? - TwoWheelForum: Motorcycle and Sportbike forums
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-09-2005, 01:10 PM Thread Starter
ShanMan14's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: FREE THE HOPS!
Posts: 10,104
Did anyone see the Harley Jay leno auctioned on EBay?


NEW ORLEANS - The Harley-Davidson motorcycle covered in celebrity autographs that helped raise thousands of dollars for tsunami victims may attract more than a million for hurricane survivors.

The motorcycle, signed by some of the nation's most famous people, drew in $800,000 for victims of the southeast Asia tsunami when "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" auctioned it on eBay in February. It sold to the highest bidder, the Houston-based Waste Management, Inc., for more than $800,000.

The company says it has since used the bike to raise money for such causes as breast cancer awareness and Crimestoppers. It was also used to boost morale for workers in the New Orleans area after Hurricane Katrina hit on Aug. 29.

On Saturday, Waste Management is putting it up for auction with proceeds going to the Bush Clinton Katrina Fund for hurricane survivor relief, company spokesperson Lynn Brown said.

"We're trying to keep the bike paying forward to help charities," she said. "It's really exciting."

Brown said a Houston attorney has volunteered to open the bidding at $1 million this Saturday in Houston.

The Harley-Davidson has been signed by Donald Trump, Nicole Kidman, Bill Cosby, Jamie Foxx, Demi Moore, Tim Robbins, Ashlee Simpson, Jimmy Buffet and Denzel Washington among others.

Since it was obtained by Waste Management Inc., the autographs of presidents George H.W. Bush and William J. Clinton and Roger Clemens of the Houston Astros have been added, Brown said.
ShanMan14 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-09-2005, 03:59 PM
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 5,314
Looks like Waste Management just aquired an $800,000 tax write off.
JK_DILLA is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the TwoWheelForum: Motorcycle and Sportbike forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome