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In the movie with John Wayne {Big Jake } what kind of Motorcycle was it in the movie ?

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It actually was an actual Harley but with a "Montesa" motor. Thats why he could actually get air. Next time, take a look at the motor and you'll see.
There were a couple of different "Big Jake" HD Montesa's, One used a lot of HD bits to appear correct and the "Jump Bike" was a a heavily modified Montesa.

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I wish I could find a pic. I never saw the movie. Someone on another site stated that the bike was too modern for the movie........(Movie Mistakes)

I can't find a pic.

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I wish I could find a pic. I never saw the movie. Someone on another site stated that the bike was too modern for the movie........(Movie Mistakes)

I can't find a pic.
I didnt find a picture this morning wen I briefly did a search. I did see a few comments about the bike being too modern for the time period the movie was supposed to be set in.



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The intro to the movie said it was in 1909

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