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Storz Performance Develops Show Bike for New Line of Accessories

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The Storz SP1200RR has been constructed to serve as a rolling display case for Storz Performance’s new line of accessories.

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March 1, 2012
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Storz Performance has developed a new line of Café Racer style accessories for use on 2004 to current model Harley–Davidson Sportsters. A new show bike, the Storz SP1200RR, has been constructed to serve as a rolling display case for these items.

A hand formed aluminum gas tank and road-race style fiberglass tail section with custom Saddlemen seat pads creates the basis for the look. Specially modified clip-on handlebars by Driven are mounted to the Storz/ Ceriani 55mm Inverted fork tubes above the top triple clamp. Ohlins rear shocks with adjustments for compression and rebound damping, spring preload, and overall length, complete the suspension package.

The donor bike for this project was a low mileage 2007 model 883 Sportster, but Storz says that installation of a Wiseco piston kit increased the displacement to the 1200cc level. A BUB / Storz 2:2 high pipe exhaust and a Performance Machine air cleaner handle the breathing chores on this fuel-injected bike.

The show bike rolls on 18-inch wheels, front and rear, with Metzeler tires, Galfer Floating Wave Brake Rotors, and Performance Machine brake calipers. A Storz billet rear set footpeg kit, Barnett custom cables, PM hand controls, and a Storz/Ceriani Steering Damper keep things under control. Pearlescent paintwork done by Vintage Restorations, Oxnard, Ca.

Another look at the Storz SP1200RR, which is a rolling display case for Storz Performance’s new line of accessories.

Another look at the Storz SP1200RR, which is a rolling display case for Storz Performance’s new line of accessories.

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  1. John on April 2nd, 2012 7:08 pm

    Wow! This is the Sportster that I’ve been wishing H-D would build for the last 20 years. This one makes the new XR1200 look positively old-fashioned.

    It’s got all the premium parts that I have been envisioning for the perfect Sporty in my dreams. Since H-D can’t seem to figure out what makes a good performance bike (aka Buell), why doesn’t Storz just build the whole machine???

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