The Story of the Chopper

With “Captain America”, the custom Harley Davidson from Easy Rider, up for auction on October 18th, the renaissance of the iconic chopper is well and truly here. meets with vintage motorcycle expert Paul d’Orléans aka the Vintagent, the man behind The Chopper: The Real Storyreleased by Gestalten this week, to provide foretaste of what to expect from this bound showcase of the quintessentially American invention. Providing insight into the origins of the chopper and the start of the custom movement, he gives a shout-out to legendary builders and dispels a few myths surrounding this icon of counterculture on the way. Lean back and take a short ride into the American Dream.