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This bike is a very early example of the style that is most closely associated with Mr. Arlen Ness. Namely: large bikes with lots of smooth rounded fiberglass fairings and very few exposed mechanical parts. Or perhaps it is this bike that is the reason this style is so associated with the Ness name. Either way it’s a classic bike in the world of customs. Arlen Ness is currently based in Dublin, California and they have a bike museum featuring 40+ bikes, including the Smoothness and a number of other remarkable customs including a jet-powered bike creatively named “Mach Ness”. Arlen and his son also appeared on an episode of “The Great Biker Build Off” in 2004, a competition which is son Cory went on to win.

Built In: U.S.A. Bike Style: Cruiser

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Smoothness Bike Specifications – Arlen Ness

Class Styling Cruiser
Frame Custom One Off Frame
Gastank Custom One Off Gastank
Handlebars / Risers Pullbacks / V-Bars
Intake Cover Custom One Off
Paint Color(s) Green
Paint Theme Metallic Flake
Suspension Front Conventional – Standard