The black block letters on the white marquee read Harley-Davidson Dark Custom. Anxious journalists filled the taut, dark confines of the Viper Room Saturday night in anticipation of the unveiling of The Motor Company's latest endeavor. Guns & Roses' 'Rocket Queen' echoed from the cave-like acoustics of the famed Hollywood club as a DJ kept the vibe on high. The circle around the motorcycle sitting in the middle of the dance floor under a shiny black veil tightened as Willie G. stood to introduce the newest softail, the Harley-Davidson Cross Bones. Applause filled the room as Willie G. and son Bill, Harley-Davidson's V-P, lifted the veil. The bike is a real looker, lots of springs and high handlebars. Mini-apes drape over a sweet custom-style dual tank. A shiny Springer on a fat knob of a front tire gives the front end a brutish stance. The fat-bottomed leather solo seat has dual springs and a metal pan design that dates back to the 30s. The retro feel of the bike is reinforced by the bike's gloss black round air cleaner cover and old-style half-round rider footboards. Read the full story at www.motorcycle-usa.com
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