Ensconcing itself on the street somewhere between a sport and supermoto bike, the Storz Performance XR1200 is much more confidence inspiring than a stock Sportster 1200. All of the stock motor’s torque is there, and then some. Certainly, it’s no factory XR750, but for real-life street riding, it’s credible replication of the experience. As an attention-accumulating device, the XR1200 is a success on both the boulevard and the back roads.
Storz Performance offers the XR1200 conversion parts individually, as a complete kit, or it can be purchased as a fully assembled motorcycle.EXHAUST. BUB’s Denis Manning and Pete Davis collaborated with Steve Storz to create these graceful pipes that exit between the rearsets and the seat.TANK. The XR1200’s hand-formed aluminum alloy fuel tank is sold unadorned; Vintage Restoration’s Bill Kee custom-painted the tank shown here.FRONT END. Modernity establishes a foothold on the Storz bike by way of Galfer Wave rotors, inverted Storz/Ceriani forks and a Buell XB9 front fender.www.storzperf.com