From the moment of its premiere in 1969 film Easy Rider He became a reference for a whole generation of motorcyclists and supporters of the American counterculture. The film, inspired by the Italian film Il sorpasso, 1962, was starred by Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, who was also its director, and Jack Nicholson.
Easy Rider, which in Argentina was known as "I am looking for my destiny", tells the story of Wyatt, played by Fonda; and of Billy, in charge of Hopper.
It is about two young people who embark with their motorcycles on a trip across the United States with the aim of attending the Mardi Gras carnival. To finance their trip, they use cocaine trafficking on the border with Mexico, and along the way they meet the various faces of American society.
Talking about Easy Rider is talking about one of the most iconic songs in rock history. It is a song that invites you to start an engine and travel on a highway in search of adventure. Written by Mars Bonfire and performed by Steppenwolf, it has a name that is quite a statement: Born to be Wilde.