'Texas Strong' chopper to be auctioned off to help Harvey relief

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- As support continues to come from all over the country to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey, Orange County Choppers and Guernsey's will auction off a "Texas Strong" bike to help relief efforts.

The auction will take place Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. at Gallery Furniture, located at 6006 North Freeway. Auction proceeds will go to support the Peace of Mind Foundation and those whose mental health have been impacted by Harvey, Guernsey's said.

George Malki and Leonardo of the Houston Dynamo are expected to attend the event.

For those unable to attend, bidders can participate on Liveauctioneers.com or Invaluable.com.

According to Orange County Choppers, the chopper features powerful red, white and blue regalia. The 124-inch, twin cam, six speed bike has a tricked-out rear fender, syringe exhaust, unique gas tank and many other one-off features.

Gallery Furniture became a pillar of the Houston community after owner Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale opened his store for Harvey evacuees. His unconditional love for helping others garnered national attention

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