This gallery is dedicated to the personal expression and creativity that permeates the Harley-Davidson culture. While riders have been customizing their bikes since the early 1900s, it was not until after the Second World War that individuals started the customization movement we see today.
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Harley-Davidson's influence on mass media is undeniable.
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Replicas of the Captain America Bike and the Billy Bike made famous in the 1969 film "Easy Rider".
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This 1979 FLH is nicknamed the “Rhinestone Harley” because of all decoration.
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The Rhinestone Harley is equipped with extra lights. Making it stand out from the crowd even more.
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In the Museum's Custom Culture gallery, visitors can view movie posters, film clips, and album artwork that pay tribute to the "outlaw" image and culture.
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The Custom Culture Gallery displays examples of the creativity and ingenuity of riders, including customized riding gear and motorcycles.
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King Kong is the creation of Felix Predko, a longtime H-D rider and mechanic. King Kong was built between 1949 and 1953 and customized over a period of 40 years.
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The H-D Museum celebrates self-expression and individuality by dedicating a large portion of the lower level to the spirit of customization.
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Customized kidney belts were popular gear when motorcycles had rigid frames.
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