Arlen Ness

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Arlen Ness
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Ness in 2014
Born(1939-07-12)July 12, 1939
DiedMarch 22, 2019(2019-03-22) (aged 79)
OccupationMotorcycle designer, entrepreneur
Years active1960–2019
Known forCustom motorcycles
RelativesCory Ness (son), Zach Ness (grandson)

Arlen Darryl Ness[1][2] (July 12, 1939 – March 22, 2019) was an American motorcycle designer and businessman. He was best known for his custom motorcycles. Ness became famous for his designs, most of which are known for their unique body style and paintwork.

Ness died on March 22, 2019 at the age of 79.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Happy Birthday to Arlen Ness, Legendary Custom Builder, Victory Motorcycle Dealer & Motorcycle Icon". Victory Motorcycles. Retrieved 8 August 2014.
  2. Blake Z. Rong (15 July 2013). "Happy Birthday, Arlen Ness". Autoweek. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  3. Williams, Don (March 23, 2019). "Arlen Ness Passes – 1939-2019". Ultimate Motorcycling. Retrieved March 23, 2019.