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Harley-Davidson XR1200X

Harley Davidson Sportster Cafe racer by Zen

There’s extraordinary in the fact that Speedway events inspire customizers who are looking for new ideas and to build the bike that has – an attractive external look and a internal potential to conquer Salt Lakes. That’s Laurent Dutruel from also known as “Zen”, was for rebuilding his Harley Davidson

Laurent says, that visiting Salt Flats in and 2011 he had this irresistible to come back but this by road riding his motorcycle Francisco to Bonneville. Bitten by the he started thinking about a bike, the one that could be into a lightened and appealing bike and at the same time, handle an upcomming journey Harley Davidson XR1200X was a choice to achieve these

Knowing its capability and specifications, he that this bike be perfect for such project. So, turned on his imagination and started to First, “Zed” modified the

He rebuilt the subframe fabricating a hoop from aluminium, and a swingarm to fit the Fournales Softail This, in fact, freed up a lot of allowing to install a Turbo GT2056 with its appendices.

this taken care of, added a few things especialy for the – the air exchanger, hooked up to the turbo, and a big oil For the purpose of losing weight, the and several other details also been constructed aluminium: cowl, fuel oil tank, exhaust system. The is now breathing through a Mikuni carburator that the engine was with after getting rid of

Laurent then changed of the headlight, pulling it a few inches and adjusting it just between the legs. This made the end look kinda “light The stance style is finished a 19″ spoke front wheel and a 17″ rear wheel. Both are in Continental RoadAttack tires – one of his sponsors.

Harley-Davidson XR1200X

Frame, cylinder heads and calipers are finished with while the other details are mostly in black and white. The is simple enough, but still has a bit of a After spending more 700 hours customizing HD Sportster Laurent admits that more than satisfied this cafe racer.

Not the bike brought him from the Coast to Bonneville making already an exiting trip, but showed great results in numerous runs in Bonneville. 1200cc bike reached 158 mph and existing record of 155 mph in the 1350 category.

The build is tuly great! You can Laurent’s bikes on his facebook or on the website .

Check out more resolution images of this in our Google+ album .

Images by Zen

Harley-Davidson XR1200X
Harley-Davidson XR1200X
Harley-Davidson XR1200X
Harley-Davidson XR1200X
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