Could the Easy Rider Captain America chopper soon become the most expensive motorcycle in the world?

Peter ‘Easy Rider’ Fonda dies aged 79

Peter Fonda, the actor who played Wyatt riding a Captain America Harley chopper in the 1969 movie Easy Rider, has died at the age of 79. The hippy film recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first screening. It was shot on a shoestring budget in a haze of pot smoke and with a plot that was …

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Easy Rider celebrates its 50th anniversary

Today is the 50th anniversary of the first public screening of the cult 1969 movie Easy Rider. In the USA, many theatres are showing the film again. Here in Australia, you can watch it on DVD and maybe a streaming service. The hippy film was shot on a shoestring budget in a haze of pot smoke …

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Oil in the Blood custom motorcycle movie

Oil in the Blood custom bike film

A two-hour feature film on the worldwide custom motorcycle phenomenon titled Oil in the Blood is coming to your computer and/or TV screens soon. Australian custom builders and Sydney’s Throttle Roll custom motorcycle festival are featured in the film. It was directed by life-long biker Gareth Maxwell Roberts who tells us he is “currently speaking …

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Movies about Wayne Gardner and Toby Price

Films about Wayne Gardner and Toby Price

Two movies about Wayne Gardner and Toby Price that display the guts, glory, glamour and grace of motorcycle racing have hit the big and small screens. Wayne The Wayne Gardner movie is simply called Wayne and is now screening at major cinemas. Here is the trailer for the feature-length film. As the blurb says: Wayne …

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Motorcycle stars in new Orson Welles movie The Other Side of the Wind

Motorcycle stars in new Orson Welles movie

Shortly after the low-budget film Easy Rider shook up Hollywood, venerated director Orson Welles exploited the outlaw biker image with his film The Other Side of the Wind. It was never finished, but the avant-garde movie about Hollywood has now been completed and will screen on Netflix in November. The film is one of the …

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Marvel Comics movie Ant Man and the Wasp features Triumph Thruxton R Harley-Davidson

Marvel switches from Harley to Triumph

The latest Marvel Comics movie, Ant Man and the Wasp, features the Triumph Thruxton R rather than a Harley-Davidson as has been the custom in previous movies. The movie, starring Paul Rudd as the Ant Man, is a sequel to Ant Man (2015) and is coming to cinemas in July. Harley and Marvel have enjoyed …

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Sturgis rally motorcycle rally

Feature film on Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

The makers of the award-winning feature-length motorcycle documentary Why We Ride are now planning to release a film about the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally called “I Am Sturgis: The Movie”. To finance the film about the world’s biggest motorcycle rally, they are asking for pledges through Kickstarter with a target of $350,000 by the end of …

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