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2008 Harley-Davidson Cross Bones Photo Gallery

Harley-Davidson introduced the newest bike in its Dark Custom line, the 2008 Cross Bones, and announced its exclusive motorcycle sponsorship of the UFC at a Viper Room party Saturday night. Check out the full story in Harley-Davidson Cross Bones First Look.

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While the look may turn back the pages of history, the performance should be all 21st century.
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Mini-apes on a factory bike - what a concept!
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The fins of the Twin Cam 96 are unfinished and complement the Cross Bone's unique Gloss Black round air cleaner cover.
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Tribal-style pinstriping accent the tank and fenders of the 2008 Cross Bones softail.
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The atmosphere at the Viper Room was more like a good party than a press intro.
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The braided leather trim running down the dual tanks and under the solo seat is a sweet accent on the latest Dark Custom.
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Harley-Davidson and hot girls - the two go hand in hand.
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Willie G. and his son Bill Davidson pose with the latest softail from The Motor Company.
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The throwback stying on the '08 Cross Bones is a tribute to the days of the dollar burger meal at the local diner and when 25-cents got you three movies at the matinee.
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Ahh, you can almost smell the leather of the panhead-inspired sprung solo seat.
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One of the defining features of the Cross Bones is its split tanks and gloss black 'cat-eye' styled console with a new speedo face.
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Up front, the Cross Bones is anchored by a sweet Springer fork and cool mini-apes.
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Harley went 200mm wide on the rear to go along with a Bobtail fender and straight shot exhausts with chrome slash-cut mufflers.
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2008 Harley-Davidson Cross Bones softail
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Harley looked to the old knucles and pans of yesteryear for styling cues on the Cross Bones.
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Harley-Davidson's Dark Customs include the Nightster, Night Train, Night Rod Special, Street Bob and now the Cross Bones.
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Libations were abundant at the Viper Room., and this bartender was a favorite of the predominantly male crowd.
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The Cross Bones intro was a multi-media event, with a DJ spinning tunes and extreme sport and UFC videos playing on projection screens.
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Willie G. shares his thoughts about the new directions Harley's Dark Customs are taking the company in.
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The fat-bottomed leather solo seat has dual springs and a metal pan design that dates back to the 30s.
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It wouldn't have been a good Hollywood party without a buxom blonde or two.