Via: Craig Vetter.com
"I had a lot to do with the development of this kind of motorcycle. Today's touring machines are sophisticated and comfortable, but essentially the same kind of motorcycle I designed in 1977! Modern touring cycles are hard to get on and off because you must climb up and throw your leg over all that stuff. Frankly, I'm surprised we put up with this.
The bright '56 Chev red and cream paint stood out among the black Harleys and death's head decorations. Nobody was afraid when I rode in."