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Arlen Ness: The King of Choppers

Ness, Arlen; Lichter, Michael; Barger, Sonny

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ISBN 10: 0760322198 / ISBN 13: 9780760322192
Published by Motorbooks, 2005
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Book is has an inscription by the author. Book is in great shape, with minimal wear. Binding is strong, pages are clean and crisp throughout. Dustjacket has some very light rubbing, otherwise bright and presentable. It is now protected in mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 906241

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Title: Arlen Ness: The King of Choppers

Publisher: Motorbooks

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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In the beginning, there was Arlen Ness. Before Jesse James, Billy Lane, and the battling Teutuls, Arlen Ness started the business of building celebrity choppers. He is a long-time custom motorcycle builder whose bikes combine the artistic and the extreme. These rolling sculptures have been covered in motorcycle and even hot rod magazines for decades as Arlen Ness built a worldwide reputation as an innovator and sought-out builder of themed custom bikes. This book traces the growth of the Arlen Ness reputation, business empire, and custom bike resume and features stunning new photography of all the bikes in Arlen’s personal collection, over 50 in total.

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Since the early 1980s, Michael Lichter has been photographing custom motorcycles, often hanging from the beds of pickup trucks during rainstorms, photographing packs of bikers in places like Daytona Beach and Sturgis, South Dakota for the pages of Easyriders magazine. He has written and photographed a number of books. He lives and works in Boulder, Colorado.

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