"Know Ye That This Is The Kingdom Of Kicks -
Wine, Bikes, Drugs & Chicks"
That's what David Mann painted on the wall behind his subject, for the "Apehanger Days" centerfold for the Dec. '73 issue of Easyriders.
While this isn't an exact replica of that famous Mann painting, it's pretty damn close. This bike was on display at this year's David Mann Chop Fest, and the liberties the owner took from the original painting were a slightly different sissybar, a full chrome VL front end, a different headlight/mount, and Knuckle power instead of a Panhead. I wouldn't kick it out of my garage.
You have to admit, the work is cherry, and I think "Angelo" would approve of the differences if he saw it today.