We also met Jay up @ Necomb Ranch ( Bike & Car hang out, similiar to Rock Store) vic, N/O La Canada) two years ago ! www.pashnit.com
Jay was driving a 29 Bentley Racer. showing us how he & his UK mechanic had installed a turbo !
Jay is pretty cool.
Thanks for sharing your pic ! :bow:
The bike in the photo is not the Orange County Chopper replica, but the original that Jay had Orange County Choppers use as their reference. I wish I could remember what the bike is since I watched the Tonight Show where Orange County Choppers presented their bike to Jay.
Steve, thank's for posting the pics. i grew up in the S.F.V. (Van Nuys) & bought my 1st motorcycle from Bud Ekins motors on Ventura Blvd. in 1959, a '55 500cc Matchless single. Really enjoyed riding the canyons,Malibu, Latigo, Topanga,Mulholand Dr. ,et al. A lot of good memories. 8)
Met & rode with some folks who later became pretty well known from spending a little time @ Ekins place,Steve McQueen was one, Dan Gurney,Roger Hull were others. They were just regular people who enjoyed riding motorcycles. Glad to see Mr. Leno seems to be 1 of them.
Have been back to the "left coast" several times & always enjoy riding in Ca..
I'm not sure, but i think the motorcycle in the pics is a NSU, maybe late '30s