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'Easy Rider's' 'Captain America' bike sold for $1.35 million
'Easy Rider's' 'Captain America' bike sold for $1.35 million

Despite reports that cast doubt on its provenance, a "Captain America" chopper purported to be the last remaining motorcycle used in the filming of the 1969 movie "Easy Rider" sold at auction Saturday night for $1.35 million -- or just more than $1.6 million, after auction fees are included. The chrome-heavy, star-spangled Harley Davidson panhead, ridden by actor Peter Fonda in the ground-breaking movie directed by his co-star Dennis Hopper, was owned by Los Angeles Realtor and movie memorabilia collector Michael Eisenberg. Eisenberg bought the "Captain America" bike earlier this year, having become convinced it was the last remaining "Easy...

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