The motorcycle that used to belong to the late, great Chris Farley has been sold to none other than former SNL actor and close friend, Tim Meadows, according to Patch.com.
Earlier this month, the actor and Madison native's personal 1997 Harley-Davidson XLH1200 Sportster 1200 motorcycle was listed on Liveauctioneers.com, and the description said it used to belong to Chris Farley.
Then Chris' brother, Tom Farley, got wind of the sale and went to Facebook, giving away some of the back story. Tom wrote that somebody convinced Chris to buy a Harley Davidson because “they are cool and made in Wisconsin." Tom says Chris only rode it a few times around Chicago "because it terrified him!" When Chris passed away from a drug overdose in 1997, Tom says the Farley family donated the bike to Planet Hollywood.
But there was a catch. Even if you do manage to successfully buy Chris Farley's bike, you won't get far on it. Tom added in his Facebook post: "Now, I see that it’s up for auction. The description notes that, 'the ignition key is missing'. Know why? Because I kept it! Wanna buy Chris’s Harley and actually RIDE it ... you’ll have to talk to me!"
Now, it appears the bike has a new owner, according to Patch. The news website says David Spade, also a SNL actor and Chris' longtime friend, got word of the sale and made a bid. Tom then offered to ship him the motorcycle's key.
Meadows appears to have tried but failed to buy the bike, according to Patch. Meadows contacted Tom Farley, inquiring who bought the bike in the auction. Meadows then bought the bike from his friend, Spade.