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Sunday, April 29, 2012

Hot Wheels Harley-Davidson Fat Boy

Today I opened a Hot Wheels Harley-Davidson Fat Boy.   

I haven't really kept up with the many motorcycles released over the years but couldn't resist this one.

Fat Boy

It's one hefty hunk of diecast.  I love the black handlebars and seat.  Can't beat it for a buck.

Below is the real 2011 bike.  The Hot Wheels is a bit tall and chunky by comparison but still quite nice.  I imagine customizers will paint the front fender, black-wash the engine and add a few details.

The first bike in the lineup goes back to 1975's Motocross 1.  I can only assume it wasn't popular because there wasn't another bike for years.  Mattel re-introduced motorbikes to the Hot Wheels line-up with 1997's First Edition Scorchin' Scooter, a sweet looking custom.

Scorchin' Scooter
There were many more bikes to follow but I chose to stick to cars.  Until yesterday. 

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