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Bud Ekins, Stunt Cyclist, Dies at 77
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Bud Ekins, Stunt Cyclist, Dies at 77

Bud Ekins, a devil-may-care motorcyclist who went from racing through the mountain trails and desert rambles of Southern California in the late 1940s to renown as the stuntman double for Steve McQueen in a 65-foot flight over a barbed-wire barrier, died Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 77 and lived in Hollywood.
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