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Moto Art: Bell 21 Helmet Show (Video)

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When many think art, the last thing to come to mind are motorcycle helmets. But "motorcycle evangelist" Thor Drake thinks differently, and recently combined moto culture with high art.

But it wasn’t the typical art associated with motorcycles, such as high-priced paint jobs found on choppers loaded with chrome. Rather, the curator of the One Motorcycle Show in Portland, Oreg., showcased creativity based on helmets.

Drake assembled 21 artists, and paired them with blank white Bell Custom 500 helmets. The artists used their personal expressions, and created 21 unique helmets that were recently displaced at the One Motorcycle Show.

Want proof? Click the video above, and check out their work.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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