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2008 Harley-Davidson Cross Bones Photo Gallery
Nothing against this guy, but hopefully the next action photos to grace the gallery will be of me riding the new softail.
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
While the look may turn back the pages of history, the performance should be all 21st century.
Mini-apes on a factory bike - what a concept!
The fins of the Twin Cam 96 are unfinished and complement the Cross Bone's unique Gloss Black round air cleaner cover.
Tribal-style pinstriping accent the tank and fenders of the 2008 Cross Bones softail.
The atmosphere at the Viper Room was more like a good party than a press intro.
The braided leather trim running down the dual tanks and under the solo seat is a sweet accent on the latest Dark Custom.
Harley-Davidson and hot girls - the two go hand in hand.
Willie G. and his son Bill Davidson pose with the latest softail from The Motor Company.
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.
Ahh, you can almost smell the leather of the panhead-inspired sprung solo seat.
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.
Up front, the Cross Bones is anchored by a sweet Springer fork and cool mini-apes.
Harley went 200mm wide on the rear to go along with a Bobtail fender and straight shot exhausts with chrome slash-cut mufflers.
2008 Harley-Davidson Cross Bones softail
Harley looked to the old knucles and pans of yesteryear for styling cues on the Cross Bones.
Harley-Davidson's Dark Customs include the Nightster, Night Train, Night Rod Special, Street Bob and now the Cross Bones.
Libations were abundant at the Viper Room., and this bartender was a favorite of the predominantly male crowd.
The Cross Bones intro was a multi-media event, with a DJ spinning tunes and extreme sport and UFC videos playing on projection screens.
Willie G. shares his thoughts about the new directions Harley's Dark Customs are taking the company in.
The fat-bottomed leather solo seat has dual springs and a metal pan design that dates back to the 30s.
It wouldn't have been a good Hollywood party without a buxom blonde or two.
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