In the 1953 classic film The Wild One, Marlon Brando played the role of an unruly biker gang leader who caused havoc while attending a rally in the small town of Hollister, California. While the film and real Hell’s Angels activities of that era permanently ingrained the outlaw biker into American pop culture, much has changed since those post-WWII days.
The stereotypical renegade biker was once a robust, burly, grizzled man with a beard wearing a leather jacket and riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Today, Harleys are owned and ridden by motorcycle enthusiasts from all walks of life.
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