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Paul Jr. of 'American Chopper' Unveils WTC-Inspired Motorcycle (Updated)

Mayor Bloomberg sits on a custom-built chopper Paul Jr. designed to commemorate the rebuilding at the World Trade Center site. Enter to win a motocycle inspired by this one at 911memorial.org. (Ed Reed photo) Mayor Bloomberg sits on a custom-built chopper Paul Jr. designed to commemorate the rebuilding at the World Trade Center site. Enter to win a motocycle inspired by this one at 911memorial.org. (Ed Reed photo)

9/11 Memorial Chair and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg joined 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels and Paul Teutul Jr. of Discovery Channel's "American Chopper" to unveil a custom-built motorcycle commissioned by 9/11 Memorial board member Daniel R. Tishman. 

Update: The Huffington Post shares the story, photos and video of the bike unveil.

The bike was built to commemorate the rebuilding of the World Trade Center site and was unveiled at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site, 20 Vesey St. In addition to the bike unveiled today, Paul Jr. Designs will build another bike inspired by the World Trade Center bike to support the Memorial through a raffle.

 The donated bike raffle begins today and runs through Jan. 20. Raffle tickets are available online at 911memorial.org. The tickets are also available at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site and the 9/11 Memorial Visitor Center at 90 West St. All proceeds from the raffle will benefit the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

By 9/11 Memorial Staff