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The Independent

June 23, 2019

Arlen Ness Celebration of Life

Cory Ness, son of the late Arlen Ness, rode one of his father’s favorite iconic custom motorcycles, “SmoothNess,” leading a procession in memory of the internationally known motorcycle builder, on Saturday in Dublin. Arlen Ness, called the “king of custom motorcycles,” and inducted into the American Motorcyclist Association’s Hall of Fame in 1992, opened a dealership and museum of over 100 custom bikes in Dublin. Ness died on March 22, surrounded by family at his home in Alamo, after struggling with cancer for four years. He was 79. (Photos - Doug Jorgensen)


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