The iconic harley - davidson motorcycle style chopper ridden by peter fonda in the 1969 classic easy rider was sold for 1.35 million (840; 000) at an auction this weekend. captain america motorcycle; authenticating documents; including a letter of fonda; it was sold at the auction house profiles entertainment industry history. stars and stripes picador round red head; white and blue was designed and built by two manufacturers of motorcycles african; cliff vaughs and ben hardy; design suggestions based on fonda.