a little known but amazingly multi-faceted legacy. He was an exemplar American male, a prototype of sorts himself. It then became extremely clear to the two young men, that their mission to expose this legendary man's life, was a highly worthy one.

And so it began, the unfolding of the legacy of Billy Deere, the unveiling of his machine, the First Chopper. As you look at the photos of the Chopper, you will start the process of directly knowing the essence of a truly unusual human being. He not only built this machine in 1919, decades before choppers came on line, but he rode it for many of the years of his amazing life.

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