By Kim Fundingsland
"I did a lot of research. I thought for a long time about what I wanted on the bike," said Hamilton. "I knew I'd have Sitting Bull and Custer and also decided on Gaul. Gaul's presence is such a magnificent physical specimen. He has great character in his face."
Gaul was a Sioux chief and one of the leading inspirations for fellow warriors at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Mark Hamilton, of Minot, looks at a motorcycle that has been transformed into a story-telling tribute for participants in the Little Bighorn battle of 1876. Hamilton and Towner artist Andrew Knutson teamed with historians to accurately depict various scenes incorporated into the bike.