Here is living proof that what goes around comes around. Minus the manfro and rose-tinted glasses, this XL/M dragbike and 1985 FXRT would not look out of place on a cover of Hot Bike today despite it being 33 years later. We could even throw in a custom by Switzerland’s Hard Nine Choppers and complete all the cover lines.
OTHER THINGS THAT WENT DOWN IN SEPTEMBER 1984:
First episode of daily syndicated version of Jeopardy! with Alex Trebek as host.
First MTV Video Music Awards: The Cars win with “You Might Think.”
“Let’s Go Crazy” by Prince and the Revolution peaks at #1.
First broadcast of Miami Vice on NBC-TV.
Stage and screen actor Gene Wilder weds Saturday Night Live actress-comedian Gilda Radner in France.
1984 XLX Ironhead Harley Sportster debuts.
The Cosby Show premieres on NBC-TV.