Corduroy pants kick ass. And so do panhead choppers.
It was an era when style was so out there it only seems awkward now, cuz we aren't influenced by... well, you know. Sinister is sinister though - then and now. Browse through these shots to see what I mean.
Speaking of, can't you just feel Vietnam in some of the saturated photography? You can't help but wonder what kind of influence that war had over this genre of bikes. Some poor sap of a GI stuck in the jungle thinking about his chopper and what he was going to do with it when he got home. For these guys, kicking over their Pan was a kin to opening the freedom doors.