The King of Customizing left us at the age of 79.
Arlen Ness died
Arlen Ness is known to many mainly from leather suits. He was also one of the biggest and best customizers in the world. He was often referred to as King of Customizing.
He ran a garage (Arlen Ness Motorcycles) in Dublin, California, and had a great relationship with Victory Motorcycles. This resulted in several Arlen Ness special models. In 2016 he got him the Lifetime Achievement Award in Sturgis.
“Motorcycling has been a great ride. My whole life since I’ve been motorcycling has been wonderful. I’ve met so many nice people. Friends all over the world. We can go almost anyplace and stay with friends. It’s been great.”Arlen Ness, 12.07.1939 – 22.03.2019