Icon 1000 Iron Lung Harley-Davidson Sportster Custom

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Harley-Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster

Iron Lung Sportster Icon 1000 does it with this Harley-Davidson

Has everything been done to the Sportster? We thought so, but Icon in Oregon, likes to keep amused with more just its line of motorcycle And Kurt Walter, the man in charge of many builds, managed to “Iron Lung” one of the more efforts while using the Sporty platform.

Icon the 1997 model lay in its garage for waiting for inspiration and resurrection, and Icon’s Spring apparel drawing near, the time now to roll it out. “The brief was to replicate the bikes Harley-Davidson dared to build in the endurance and circuit racers,” Icon. “We have big plans for the 1000 line of apparel, so her approach was deemed necessary.”

Starting with the “…” a megaton of magnitude was added to the old twin with the installation of a 1200cc big-bore kit. The now breathes through a pair of exhausts.

The front end was lowered and widened via a Glide fork suspended in billet triple clamps. A subframe was fabricated at the rear, and 970 shocks were pressed suspension duty. The fairing was bisected and widened.

The end result, says, is “an exceedingly wide, low bike built for the smoothest, road you can find.” There are two cool riffs with the One is the oil bag at the back half of the fuel with exposed lines run back between the rider’s

At least you’ll know the engine’s warmed up.

The other is the battery mounted in the tailsection top and terminals exposed. That’s not at all, countered Icon: the battery in the tailsection was common during ’70s-80s endurance The charging system on the early bikes, running 100-watt couldn’t adequately charge the Exposed batteries allowed the to quickly swap the depleted with fresh ones pit stops.

Harley-Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster

In our case, we suffer from a problem during our photo and shoots. We need to start and the motor repeated times to set up while leaving the headlights on, quickly drains the battery. We the endurance racing solution of mounted batteries to be quite a solution for this scenario.”

Fat Boy with a finish treatment to vintage magnesium racing carry very large The hand-painted details by Garage 31 on a base and a custom seat by New Church Moto finish it Or maybe the lightning bolts on the legs finish it off.

The shakedown run at a Portland-area asphalt (!) was truly trial by fire, as Lung burst into (but was quickly extinguished). handling was as questionable as the grandstand but she bore the brunt of torture aplomb.”

The ride video is a bit yet pretty irresistible.

Is this a of too much being too much or too being just enough?

Harley-Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster
Harley-Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster
Harley-Davidson XLH 1000 Sportster

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