Lot #1626.1 - DIRICO Motorcycles and Easter Seals Veterans Count have teamed up to bring awareness to the needs of our US service men and women, and their families, as they reintegrate into their local communities. DIRICO Motorcycles has hand-crafted a series of custom motorcycles, each themed for a different military branch, for auction that will help create the exposure needed to fund the operations of localized outreach to our soldiers and their families. Veterans Count ensures that service members do not have to endure personal struggles by providing financial assistance to those in need of emergency services including help with housing, utilities, food, child care, medical bills, transportation and more. The program has only 5% of overhead, so 95 cents of every dollar of the proceeds from the auction of this bike will be used directly for emergency assistance to veterans. In 2012 alone, through the work of care coordinators, we prevented 29 suicides, addressed homelessness for 54 individuals, gave access to mental health care for 151 people and found permanent employment for 104 participants. Since 2007 we have helped over 2,200 service members and their families, and distributed nearly $1.5 million in emergency assistance. Delivering a full-throttle experience with comfort and reliability is the promise of the distinctively designed and hand-assembled DIRICO Speedster. The 110cid Harley-Davidson Twin Cam B power plant, newly upgraded Baker DD7 and 6-Speed transmission with hydraulic clutch are the source of the Speedster's precision performance. The Kraft-Tech frame is the backbone of its fluid handling. Rocker Steven Tyler has added the splash to create a bike which turns heads as well as revolutions. This red Speedster, with 24 miles, displays one-of-a-kind artwork by Josh Bourassa to pay tribute to the history of the Marines, including the flag raising at Iwo Jima. Now is the time to give back.
**TITLED AS 2012 ACCI CUSTOM MOTORCYCLE**
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