I just saw that. He was the man when i was a youth. Had the Evel Knievel jump car with the pull thingy. So cool.
When I moved into my gramps house after he died I was sorting through his things and found a card from Evel Knievel that was signed to my Grandfather on the back which was cool cause my gramps and I had the same name. An ex-roommate stole it from me and sold it I think. Would like to get my hands around that guys neck.
I also remember a commercial with Evel doing donuts in some dudes office and his agent is saying "Are you feeling it Evel? Are you feeling it?" I think that every time I am about to do something crazy on my bike.
Hope he rests well.
edit: it was a little caesars pizza commercial with the guy from the munsters too.
He was definitely one cool dude .......I grew up watching and anticipating his next stunt......In 2007 so many young bikers are doing things unthinkable compared to back in the days of Evel........The technology of motorcycles as well as MTB's has really changed and in many ways all due to guys like Evel .............Joe