Old-School Motorcycle Safety Film with Pete Fonda and Evel Knievel

Pete Fonda of Easy Riders fame narrates this timeless video which pairs great riding tips with demonstrative video and some great-looking old AMF Harley-Davidsons. Evel Knievel rivals Steve McQueen as one of the ultimate kings of motorcycle cool. Pulling insane stunts, from 1965-1980 Evel suffered over 430 bone fractures on over 75 different attempted jumps.

While the bikes they are using may not be equipped with the modern technology and safety features some of the bikes we look at today are, the tips and tools they use are timeless and could easily save a life!

Features performance riding by the Los Angeles Police Department. (OPP Museum accession number 2012.51.5)

Credits and Copyright: Filmfair Communications Incorporated (1973)

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