The New York Times published a piece by a son reflecting on his parent's love of one another and the bond forged on a 1947 Knucklehead.
When Marco’s parents met in San Francisco shortly after WWll, they didn’t speak the same language. His dad was from the Appalachians and his mother from El Salvador. Though they could not understand one another, what they understood was the love between them. Six months after meeting they wed, purchased the Knucklehead, and rode from San Francisco to Tennessee for their honeymoon—one of seven trips they’d take across the country on the bike.
Photo: Ralph McPeek and Amanda Villatoro, the writer’s parents, in San Francisco in 1947.Credit...Marcos Villatoro