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For Sale: 2 Survivor Bikes!




Arlen Ness 1965 Harley Davidson XLCH with paint by the one and only, Horst!


1954 Triumph Pre-Unit with killer old paint!

For more pics, info and prices contact: bluedog5@cox.net

Conrad Leach Lino Prints.

Con gets asked for prints of his paintings all the time, so he put the kettle on and got down to hand printing 50 limited edition lino prints. Now available, Lucky 13 Studio Edition of 50. Hand printed in LA. Signed and Editioned and they come in a 21 x 17 inch frame.
email - conrad@conradleach.com  for full details and costs.
Cheers.

Dice/Hippy Killer Pre Party. Friday April 11th. 8pm till 2am.


Just down the road from the Hippy Killer Hoedown show site. 3 bands, no cover charge. good freakin' times!!

The Speedfest. Barcelona, Spain. April 12 and 13th.

We are going to be at this event because it's great. Just saying.

Bosozoku girls.

Following on from our 16 page Bosozuku insert in Dice issue 53 here is some info about the girls who are very much intrenched in the Bosozuku lifestyle. Bosozuku ('violent run tribe') consists of biker gangs which rebel against the strict rules of Japanese cultural in favour of a life on the road. Also known as the 'kaminari zoku' (thunder tribes) when it began in the 1950s, the group focuses on disrupting traffic in any way possible including running red lights, driving recklessly including speeding and traffic weaving, illegally modifying their bikes and ignoring noise restrictions. Members are traditionally characterised by their modified motorcycles which often include elements from American choppers and British café racer style bikes, as well as their elaborate costumes. Typically, traditional outfits resemble kamikaze or samurai style jumpsuits, with gang names, mottos and defining symbols and pictures embellished on the back. Otherwise, retro pilot boots, long overcoats and matching pants style which were a custom of the 70s Bosozoku fashion, derived from a combination of old kamikaze and  US Navy uniforms. The Bosozoku girls bring their own style to gang fashion, however. Long, multi coloured, pointed nails, bright pink and red bikes adorned with stickers and painted pictures while still maintaining luscious long shiny hair, glossed lips and the typical tattoo. The women of these Japanese gangs say they are breaking away from gender stereotypes by challenging the domestic roles expected of women in modern Japan. In their own words, they are all about proving that 'Japanese women can wipe their own ass’. Many of the female members were introduced to the gang culture from ex partners before deciding they wanted to ride as well. The gang’s activities are focused on road disruptions but they have also been linked to gang violence. The girls are also out to prove that the subculture is not a dying one, despite Japanese National Police Agency reports stating that the number of recognized Bosozoku members nationwide, hit a record low of 7,297 in 2012. This is down from the recorded 42,500 members at the subculture’s peak in 1982. The reduction in member numbers is considered to be a result of a police crackdown and subsequent road traffic law revisions in 2004, which gave more power to police. The 15th generation gang uniforms are passed down from rider to rider and can not be washed, according to gang law. Just wearing a uniform can get you arrested in Japan. 







For Sale: Chopper Shiznit.




Old Sissy Bar #1
Square stock - 9.75 inch distance between bottom tabs, 13.5 inch distance from the bottom tabs to the top of fender mount. 22.5 inches high from top to bottom.
Nice old chrome.
$200.00 plus shipping.





Old Sissy Bar #2
NOS Square stock - 9.5 inch distance between bottom tabs, 13.75 inch distance from the bottom tabs to the top of fender mount. 30 inches high from top to bottom.
Un-drilled bottom tabs, will clean up like new.
$200.00 plus shipping.




Old Gold Garage 'Snake Charmer' Cobra Seat.
Made for rigid frame Harley Davidson - 4 inch wide at the skinniest point.
$200.00 plus shipping.

Email: dean@dicemagazine.com

2 New Dice T Shirts.

DICE D.A.R.E.
Dice, keep kids on bikes. Dice is primarily a life skills and motorcycle education program for kids of all ages.
Erm.....


MEN'S BLACK CAT.
After many requests here is our Mercal black cat design Tee for men. Girls love cats so if this doesn't get you laid then nothing will.

Both available right now, right H.E.R.E.
We love you.


They also fit girls too. Just saying.
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