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  1. ‘Easy Rider’ Motorcycle Up for Auction

    The “Captain America” custom-made Harley-Davidson that Peter Fonda’s protagonist crashed in Easy Rider is expected to fetch upwards of $1 million when it goes on the auction block in California next month. The iconic chopper—the only survivor of four made for the movie—is being sold by Michael Eisenberg, a Californian businessman who once co-owned a restaurant with Fonda and co-star Dennis Hopper. Splashing a million on a motorcycle might seem anathema to the movie’s anti-establishment spirit, but that’s how the river flows.


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