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2004 Sportster Project: RSD ProStep Bars
Friday, April 17, 2015
We remedy the old-look of our 2004 Sportster 1200 by installing RSD ProStep Handlbars, Nostalgia 4-Bolt Risers, Avenger Levers and Tracker Billet Grips.
Harley Sportster Chopped Rear Fender Install
Thursday, April 9, 2015
The stock back end of our '04 Sportster 1200 project bike was big and bulky, so we cleaned it up by installing a Harley Chopped Rear Fender and Side-Mount License Plate Kit.
Ride Engineering’s 2015 Suzuki RM-Z450
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Ride Engineering adds a host of goodies to improve the performance of the 2015 Suzuki RM-Z450, so we took the machine to LACR MX to see how the upgrades translate to the dirt.
2014 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ABS Project Bike
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
With a few simple modifications we boost the acceleration performance of Kawasaki’s Ninja ZX-10R sportbike for track use.
Cheap Track Yamaha R6 Project – Part I
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
MotoUSA contributing editor Neale Bayly happens on a lightly crashed 2005 Yamaha R6 - an ideal platform upon which to build into an affordable, real-world trackday bike.
Harley XL Super Sport Wind Deflector Review
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Looking for a little relief from windblast on the freeway, we threw on an XL Super Sport Wind Deflector on our 2004 Sportster project bike.
2014 Kawasaki KX250F Project Bike
Thursday, May 22, 2014
We continue to rack up the hour meter around tracks and trails on our long-term Kawasaki KX250F motocross bike with some interesting results.
H-D XL Slotted 6-Spoke Billet Sprocket Review
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
After a snapped belt threw a wrench in our progress, we dig back in to our 2004 Sportster 1200 Custom project by installing a Harley-Davidson Slotted 6-Spoke Billet Sprocket and a new belt.
The RetroMotard, A Creation Tale
Monday, May 5, 2014
MotoUSA contributing editor Courtney Olive recounts the story of his RetroMotard build, a raucous two-stroke Yamaha that harkens back to the Superbikers inspiration for Supermoto.
Burly MX Style Pegs for Harley Sportster Review
Thursday, January 23, 2014
We spice up the styling of our 2004 Harley Sportster 1200 Custom project bike with the addition of a set of Burly MX Style Pegs.
RSD Clarity Sportster Air Cleaner Review
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
We continue wrenching on our 2004 Harley Sportster 1200 Custom project bike, this time installing an RSD Clarity Air Cleaner to increase flow to the engine.
Mustang Tripper Solo Sportster Seat Review
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Work on our 2004 Harley Sportster 1200 Custom project bike continues as we update it with a new Mustang Tripper Solo Seat with a Tuck and Roll pattern.
2013 Yamaha YZ250F Project Bike
Monday, December 30, 2013
We keep our long-term YZ250F running tiptop with routine maintenance and high-quality components from Yamaha and the aftermarket.
2013 Honda CBR600RR Project Bike
Thursday, December 26, 2013
We invigorate more thrills into our long-term Honda CBR600RR by fitting a slip-on exhaust and fresh set of motorcycle tires.
2014 Polaris RZR XP1000 Project - Part 1
Friday, December 20, 2013
The Polaris RZR XP1000 is a high-performance machine that just begs to be modified. MotoUSA decides to get ready to race the WORCS series with a long list of high-end parts.
RSD Clarity Sportster Derby Cover Review
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
We put an RSD Clarity Derby Cover on our 2004 Harley Sportster 1200 Custom project bike and are pleased with the improvements in form and function.
Progressive Suspension 970 Shock Review
Friday, November 29, 2013
The stock suspension on our 2004 Sportster 1200 Custom project bike had seen better days. We aim to remedy that problem by throwing on a set of Progressive Suspension 970 Shocks.
2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Project Bike
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Our long-term ZX-6R is the go-to sportbike for long days on the road. It gets even better with a couple select parts.
Vance & Hines RSD Slant Exhaust Review
Friday, November 22, 2013
We tear into our 2004 Harley Sportster 1200 Custom project bike, hoping to hop it up by swapping out its old pipes for a set of Vance & Hines RSD Slant Exhaust.
MotoUSA Staff Motorcycles - Suzuki RM-Z450
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Suzuki’s 2012 RM-Z450 is one of our favorite motocrossers. So much so, we purchased one second-hand and build it into the ultimate motocrosser.
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