The Nine Lives of Evel Knievel, the Superstar Who Wanted to Jump the…

Elvis on a motorbike, Evel Knievel was one of the icons of the '70s. With his star-spangled red, white and blue leathers—apparently inspired by Liberace rather than the King—and mussed-up blonde mop, cape flying behind him as he catapulted his Harley XR750 over buses, cars and canyons, Evel was excess personified.… » 12/09/07 8:00am 12/09/07 8:00am