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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 16 June, 2019

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This week, we’ve got Ducati’s new Pikes Peak contender, an electric land speeder from the 70s, and a Harley-Davidson XR1000 from Mule. We also look at how S&S Cycle turned the FTR 1200 into a legit flat tracker, and how to improve the Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled’s off-road ability. Buckle up!

Indian FTR 1200 Race Bikes by S&S Cycle If you’ve been wondering what it would take to convert the Indian FTR 1200 into a pukka racer, S&S Cycle has the answer. The Wisconsin company has just race-prepped a pair of FTRs for Hooligan class racing in the UK, and they look spectacular.
Each bike weighs 25 kg less than stock, because anything that makes the FTR street legal or practical has been cut out. There’s some serious geometry tweaking too; the swing arm is 25 mm shorter, and the head angle’s two degrees steeper, thanks to offset bearing cups and adjustable offset S&S triples.

Changing the head angle meant moving the oil cooler and a bunch of other things (lest they hit the front wheel). And the shorter swing arm meant the rear tire would hit the under-seat fuel tank?so a new, smaller aluminum tank was fabricated.
The parts list includes Roland Sands Design wheels, a Fox Racing rear shock, a new tail section and ProTaper handlebars. (Fun fact: the rear wheel has extra material in it to make it heavier, thereby mitigating rear wheel spin.) Then there’s the crown jewel: that incredible twin S&S exhaust system. [More]
Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled conversion by Earle Motors The Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled was one of last year’s big surprises. It was one of the first factory retro scramblers that actually came with a measure of off-road ability. But as Alex Earle proved with his ‘Alaskan‘ build, there was still room for improvement.
Now Alex has returned with a ‘Lite’ version of the Alaskan. It focuses on those components that improve the Desert Sled’s off-road prowess the most: bigger hoops. By switching from the stock 19F/17R wheel sizes to a 21F/18R setup, you get better handling in the loose stuff, and more choices in proper dirt-worthy tires.

The conversion hinges on a very special component?a set of swing arm extenders, specifically designed for the Scrambler by Alex. They add enough clearance to wedge an 18? wheel in there (or even a 19? unit, if you’re building a flat tracker). They also add 3? to the wheelbase, bringing it close to the length of the KTM 690 Enduro.

With the swing arm extenders in, you need to re-lace the stock Ducati hubs to bigger rims, fit a longer chain and bigger rear sprocket, mod the rear fender, et voila: fun times for days. As fans of the Desert Sled, this is one kit that’s just skyrocketed to the top of our Christmas lists. (And we’ll take that sweet Earle Motors space grey livery too, please.)

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