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4,000 miles and 14 months later, bike from Japan’s tsunami washes ashore

A Canadian said he found this Harley-Davidson motorcycle on a beach in Graham Island. A Canadian said he found this Harley-Davidson motorcycle on a beach in Graham Island. (Reuters/Kyodo)
Associated Press / May 3, 2012
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It must have been a wild ride. Japanese media say a Harley-Davidson motorcycle lost in last year’s tsunami has washed up on a Canadian island about 4,000 miles away. The rusted bike was found in a large white container where its owner, Ikuo Yokoyama, had kept it. He was located through the license plate number, Fuji TV reported Wednesday.

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