The helmet Knievel wore in his Caesars Palace jump attempt. The resulting crash film was shown over and over again, launching Evel's career. Frank Morris /KCUR hide caption

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A New Museum Dares To Showcase Stuntman Evel Knievel

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Reverend Jeff Moore blesses a biker at the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club rally in San Jose, Calif. Leila Day/KALW hide caption

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On Steel Horses They Ride — To Honor 19th-Century Cavalries

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Behind The Motorcycles In 'Easy Rider,' A Long-Obscured Story

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