Harley-Davidson V-Rod Goes Bat Bike
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The original idea was to build a "Batman meets Bond" machine, blending in characteristic elements from the two main ideas into a build which is commanding and jaw-dropping at the same time. After tearing the bike apart, major frame hacking and sawing was involved for repositioning the rear suspension under the chassis and thus create room for a single-sided swingarm, now loaded with a 300 mm tire.
The front end was replaced with a Marzocchi unit with custom yokes and upgraded rotors now squeezed by mighty 6-pot calipers. Carbon silencers were also fabricated to match the dark attire of the bike, while custom headers and clutch, engine covers came in place, as well.
An awesome dark Perspex dash was loaded onto the tank: completely invisible when not active, a red LED matrix light up as the bike comes to life. Even more, the red instrument indicators are nifty match to the anodized red accents of the bike, too.
Already having won first prizes in custom competitions, Shaw Speed and Custom's Bat Bike V-Rod now prowls the streets of Monaco.
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