Jason Momoa is the proud proprietor of a classic Harley-Davidson motorbike — that he and his kids constructed themselves.
In celebration of Father’s Day, the “Aquaman” star posted a video on YouTube chronicling how he and son Nakoa-Wolf, 10, and daughter Lola, 11 (each of whom he shares with spouse Lisa Bonet) helped him fulfill his lifelong dream of constructing a Harley-Davidson motorbike from scratch.
Admitting to Individuals that he and Bonet “are actually non-public about” their household, he thought it was essential to make the video to doc the method of constructing the bike, utilizing a Harley-Davidson motorbike motor he’s owned since he was 19.
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“My spouse was like, ‘You’re not allowed to experience with the youngsters on the bike, completely not.’ I went, ‘What if I constructed the youngsters a sidecar?’” Momoa says with amusing. “She goes, ‘I’ll give it some thought.’”
As Momoa, 39, explains, “It’s simply actually my story. It’s one thing that’s very pricey for me. And simply having the ability to try this with my kids… I by no means actually grew up with that. I used to be from a single mom who taught me many, many, many issues however I didn’t develop up with a father-figure who I used to be wrenching on automobiles with.”
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Momoa describes the expertise in a short message he wrote to accompany the video:
“For me, it began off so easy. A boy on a bike for the primary time tearing by way of the yard. It was solely a second in time, however the experience modified one thing in me, it was the second the place the wild stomped in.
“I saved an previous rusty motor to construct a motorcycle sooner or later, and it’s taken three a long time to satisfy the dream. Over time the dream advanced and now all I needed was to construct a motorcycle with my kids, to offer them the identical expertise I had as a toddler, to offer them the wind, and the liberty of the experience.
“A damaged motor impressed a dream, and taught me it’s higher to share these moments with my infants, the second the place the wild stomped in.
“What began out as a go to to Harley-Davidson to pay my respects changed into a brand new partnership. I needed to honor their legacy, to experience is in my blood. So my pals and I went out and shot this video on our personal.
“We constructed a Harley, our reminiscences are woven into the metallic, however it’s greater than that, it has develop into a Momoa household heirloom. The legacy is Harley’s, however the reminiscences are ours. Mahalo for the reminiscences.”