Thursday, February 2, 2012

H-D Sportster Seventy-Two

A metal flake dream machine, a Sportster® on a trip back to the days when the cool kids rode a Sting-Ray and the big boys parked choppers in a row on the curb.” Visibly inspired by the vibe of the early chopper era when those bikes were colorful and chromed, but also narrow and stripped down to the essentials. In a news release issued Tuesday evening, Harley-Davidson Manager of Industrial Design Frank Savage said, “In creating the Seventy-Two, we were also inspired You look at period examples and they are almost as simple as a bicycle. It’s a custom style that’s very particular to America and that California scene.” (from Cyril Huze Blog)

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