THE ICONIC AMAZING ARTIST
Born To Ride Florida|March 2021
THUNDER BY THE BAY’S CHOPPEREOWN LIVE - CREATIVITY CENTRAL
Dave “Letterfly” Knoderer

Aside from the old chrome and stainless steel components securely attached between welded and painted structural tubular steel, I saw an old shovelhead engine with slight wear pocks and a cast iron texture that spoke of the fifties carefully polished to a mirror sheen. The only color on the machine other than chrome and black was the color of the spark plug wires.

“Make the design yellow,” My bearded customer commanded, “to match the wires.” Then he added, “with a little bit of gray.”

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