Making dream bikes a reality

When John Murphy was a child, he dreamed of riding motorbikes. These days, he helps other bike enthusiasts realise their dreams.

14th March, 2009

When John Murphy was a child, he dreamed of riding motorbikes. These days, he helps other bike enthusiasts realise their dreams.

A native of Blackrock in Cork, Murphy founded Old Skool Motorcycles in Bray, Co Wicklow, in 2005. It was the realisation of a long-held ambition for Murphy, who bought his first Harley Davidson at the age of 18.

‘‘I spent many weekends tinkering with various bikes over the years to get them just the way I...

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