Lawrence De Smedt — better known as Indian Larry, was a famous bike builder and stunt rider. He got his nickname in th 1980s by ridding a chopped Indian motorcycle. The designers that influenced him where Von Dutc and Ed Roth.
Some of his more famous bikes he built are Dayy-O (aka Rat Fink), Wild Child and Chain of Mystery.
Indian Larry did not belong to any club and considered himself a lone wolf. He loved the biker lifestyle and being on the road.
This story does not have a happy ending. In 2004 Indian Larry performed the standing stunt and fell off his bike and sustained head injuries. Larry died from his injuries a few days latter. He was only 55 years old. His last words were to his wife saying “Sweetie, sweetie.”