A Harley-Davidson Street 750 Wanted To Be A Dirt Tracker

1kr7502kr7503kr750The Street 750 was introduced by Harley-Davidson with the objective to attract a new segment of urban riders. Its “Dark Custom” aesthetics, speed screen, black front fork gaiters, all-black exhaust system and aggressive slash on the tail section predispose the bike to a Cafe Racer makeover.

Surprisingly, Jimmy Goode from in Australia went another direction, turning the Street 750 into a Dirt Tracker paying tribute to the old XR750. And to succeed, except for the factory frame and Revolution X™ engine, he didn’t hesitate to toss all factory parts! To move from Street to Dirt, main mods include: a new swingarm with Burley shocks, a new custom tank crafted in Japan by VM Production, a modified tail section borrowed from another tracker, a new inverted front end to which are now attached new 9-spoke cast wheels with a pair of discs and radial-mount brake calipers. Paint by KDS Designs. A dirt tracker for the youngsters.

11 Responses to “A Harley-Davidson Street 750 Wanted To Be A Dirt Tracker”

  1. 1 Brandon Feb 20th, 2015 at 11:28 am

    Very nice looking.

  2. 2 P. Hamilton Feb 20th, 2015 at 11:29 am

    Another one for youngsters. Need more like that to make them embrace the H-D brand

  3. 3 Motorcyclist Feb 20th, 2015 at 12:22 pm

    Definitely for youngsters that don’t remember the KR models that came before the XR’s…

  4. 4 Feb 20th, 2015 at 2:17 pm

    Reminds me of a verse out of Ecclesiastes There is nothing new under the sun. Nice work

  5. 5 BobS Feb 20th, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    Screw the youngsters, I want to ride that!

  6. 6 nicker Feb 20th, 2015 at 9:47 pm

    Absolutely Way Cool….
    A Street Tracker in the making.
    Certainly a “tool” to get youngsters to really learn to ride.

    Who knows, this could be the start of a new fad that would get Motorcycling back to its roots.
    (no more yammering for “stability technology” to cover up helpless incompetence)
    A more capable riding public and lower insurance rates.


  7. 7 Feb 20th, 2015 at 10:32 pm

    Hey, I am OLD guy and I like this bike….good lines and I bet it will run pretty good too! I run a Sporty now but I like this one a lot…

  8. 8 SIGFREED Feb 21st, 2015 at 7:54 am

    Nice layout/idea in general. In concept something for HD to consider – the std XG must surely be the ugliest motorcycle on sale today.

    In practice (granted it is intended as a show-piece): the entire rear-end looks rather flimsy for any serious dirt tracking.

  9. 9 Iron Horse Feb 21st, 2015 at 10:17 am

    I always liked the XR750’s…Looks like the Aussies did too. Nice job Jimmy!

  10. 10 Dale Feb 21st, 2015 at 10:45 am

    I’m with BobS. I want to ride this thing. Very nice, these guys sould, offer this up as a conversion.

  11. 11 Feb 22nd, 2015 at 3:04 pm

    There has never been a worthwhile custom that the MOCO didn’t later use as a blue print for a “factory custom”. Look for the street XRTT.

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