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'Weird' Harley-Davidson Exhibit Opens in Milwaukee

A new exhibit at the Harley-Davidson Museum is proof the motorcycle maker is about much more than its classic hogs.

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This photo provided by The Harley-Davidson Motor Company, shows a chopper made entirely from leather.

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Harley-Davidson Museum curator Kristen Jones stands with an aviator's mask at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee. The mask, used by motorcycle riders in the 1920s to protect them from the elements.

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This mine cart was created by a mine worker in northern California around 1926.

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Bill Davidson, great-grandson of Harley-Davidson Motor Company co-founder, stands near the Rikuo motorcycle at the Harley-Davidson museum in Milwaukee. The Rikuo model was the first motorcycle manufactured in Japan.

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This three-wheel vehicle, called "Project K," is from the mid 1980s when the company was experimenting with making a car-motorcycle hybrid.

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A liquid-cooled motocross bike from 1978 when the company considered getting into that market.

'Weird' Harley-Davidson Exhibit Opens in Milwaukee

A new exhibit at the Harley-Davidson Museum is proof the motorcycle maker is about much more than its classic hogs.

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