The ride gained real popularity when the name was changed to the far more dramatic “Wall of Death.” Here is an example of modern daredevils performing the stunt:
The Scout became the preferred bike for silodrome riders all over the globe. This may not look like other Scouts, as silodrome bikes have parts like the fenders, luggage rack and saddles removed to save any unnecessary weight.
This particular Scout is set to be auctioned by Bonhams, who has valued the bike between 7000 and 10,0000 ($11,000-$15,00). That’s a pretty reasonable sum for a piece of motorcycle (and/or carnival) history!