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Destiny is Calling Harley Collectors


Motorcycles. The only way to get across a busy city

The Indiana Jones saga has been running for decades at this stage with 1981’s Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark being the first movie of the franchise. Since then there have been five movies made, the latest being Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.

The film was released in 2023 and went on to gross $384 million upon release. These days you can see it on Disneys streaming service. The movie brings us forward to 1969 where we find ‘Indie’ enjoying the quiet life while working as a professor in a New York university. That is, of course, before he dials back into his destiny.

At over two hours and 20 minutes there’s all the usual shenanigans that Harrison Ford and his crew get up to. Crashed trains, car chases, unlikely sidekicks and brilliant villains. One of the villains, perfectly played by Mads Milkenson, has a henchman called Klaber who’s played by Boyd Holbrook.

As befits a movie of with this lineage there’s a rather epic chase sequence through New York as the city celebrates the successful moon landing. As Indiana endeavours to get away from the bad guys he commandeers a police horse. Klaber, seeing that he’s going to escape, commanders a Harley-Davidson police motorbike. A brilliant pursuit commences and as Indie attempts to make good his escape he rides the horse down the steps of a subway station, as you do.

No helmet? No problem

Turning with relief to confirm he’s made good on getting away from the bad guys, he’s somewhat disappointed to find Klaber riding down the same flight of steps on the bike. Indie and the horse jump off the platform to evade him.

The bike in question was a Harley-Davidson Softail Slim that was dressed and rebuilt to look like a late sixties police bike. Rather interestingly the very bike that was used in the movie is now available to buy from Waterford Harley-Davidson.

It has next to no mileage on it and is in pristine condition. The lads won’t confirm a price, rather they’re looking to talk with interested parties. You can contact Mo on 051844200 and get a really cool, working piece of movie memorabilia.

Spoiler alert, they all die in the end.

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