Evel Knievel's Harley-Davidson Sportster Is Going Up for Auction

The famed daredevil's stunt bike from the movie "Viva Knievel" can be yours come January.


One of Evel Knievel's stunt bikes, , is coming up for auction next month in Las Vegas. The infamous daredevil, known for jumping Harleys from ramp to ramp, rode the Sportster while fending off Mexican drug dealers in the 1977 action movie !

The Sportster was custom built by Bud Ekins, a stuntman best known for his work in The Great Escape. It has been on display by a Los Angeles-area Harley dealer ever since filming on Viva Knievel! wrapped in the 1970s.

Knievel's patriotic ride will be auctioned at at Bally's Hotel and Casino on January 7. It's expected to sell for between $80,000 and $100,000.


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