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  • hen Peter Fonda appeared in the movie, Easy Rider, cruising along in a drug-fuelled haze astride his Captain America chopper, he created one of the most reproduced images in biking history. The movie tells the story of two bikers (played by Fonda and co-star Dennis Hopper.

    Perhaps in comic book circles it's a well-known fact, but we didn't know Captain America has been riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles since.

    If Captain America was a biker, this would be his motorcyle.

    Captain america harley davidson

    Captain america harley davidson

    Hopper was directing, Fonda producing, but they both starred in the film and wrote it. Also, one of the Street s was autographed by all the stars of the film, including Chris Evans, who returns as the muscular superhero and was given the bike by Harley to donate to his favorite charity: Peter Church July 19, at 9: Any objections to articles or photos placed on motorcyclespecs.

    Captain america harley davidson

    Captain america harley davidson

    Captain america harley davidson

    Captain america harley davidson

    Captain america harley davidson

    Meet the "Captain America" Panhead Harley-Davidson, one of the bigges

    With the very recent passing of film maker, bike builder and social activist Cliff Vaughs, we feature the Captain America motorcycle this week.

    Regardless, the film Easy Rider is familiar and important to many from the baby boom era, and especially those who ride motorcycles. Most feel the film Easy Rider and the Captain America motorcycle hold great meaning, many references. Hopper was directing, Fonda producing, but they both starred in the film and wrote it.

    Captain america harley davidson

    The bike pictured is a very good replica of one of two matching bikes, props made for the cult classic motion picture. In the course of filming the final scene, one of the two Captain America bikes is crashed as Fonda is shot while riding it.

    The crashed bike, now restored, is the only Captain America bike known to exist and currently lives in California. Fonda designed the bikes then commissioned them from highly experienced builders Cliff Vaughs, a film maker in his own right who very recently passed away, and Ben Hardy. July 9, at 1: This one is hand clutch and foot shift.

    Captain america harley davidson

    July 9, at 5: Lots of us would have liked to examine the other side up close. July 9, at 6: I imagine closer examination will show a Linkert rather than a Schebler. July 10, at 5: July 10, at As we mention in the headline the bike at the National Motorcycle Museum is a TRIBUTE and the original bike from the film, the one that was crashed and later pieced together by Dan Hagerty, is the only real movie bike known to survive and lives in California.

    That real bike WAS for many years on display at the Museum, is no longer there. So when you visit the Museum, as we state, you will see this tribute bike, not one of the real movie bikes. Regardless, the vision of the two bikes are what counts, what will bring back to those familiar with the story line the very important messages delivered in the film, EASY RIDER. July 10, at 3: July 12, at 5: I remember riding to see Easy Rider when it first came at a local San Diego theater.

    July 14, at July 19, at 9: BTW, this bike is from a movie. September 28, at 6: If you want to know how to make extra bucks, search for: April 16, at September 18, at 5: July 7, at I know one simple method of earning money, I think you will like it. Your email address will not be published.

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    John July 10, at 3: Chuck Thomas July 12, at 5: Mike Swadener July 14, at The bike in the movie had hand clutch and foot shift. Peter Church July 19, at 9: FirstOctavia September 28, at 6: LolitaBiggie July 7, at Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Countdown to Win an Indian.

    Peter Fonda and the Captain America Bike



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