Easy Money - world record price for iconic machine

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Easy Money....<br />
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The legendary motorbike ridden by Hollywood star Peter Fonda in classic sixties film Easy Rider has become the most valuable in the world after selling for a staggering £840,000 last night.<br />
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The chrome-covered Harley Davidson chopper became an instant icon on the release of the 1969 cult classic, which starred Fonda and Dennis Hopper as freewheeling hippies on a voyage of discovery across America.<br />
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The film is said to be responsible for kickstarting a trend in modern motorbiking inspired by the unmistakable bike ridden by Fonda's character Wyatt, known as Captain America.<br />
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Sold at Los Angeles auction house Profiles In History on October 18.