The biggest cliché in motorcycle journalism is the ‘listicle’ of the best-looking bikes ever made.
If we ever run out of ideas and succumb at EXIF, you can guarantee that the Harley-Davidson XR750 flat tracker will be in our list. And we’d lament that it was never street legal.
So this streetable XR750 from Brad Peterson is right up our, er, street. And it’s no replica or lookalike, either.
Power comes from a genuine factory race motor, used briefly in 2007 by National #80 Rich King, which probably delivers around 100 horsepower.
“The motors are sold without a title,” Brad tells us, “but they do have serial numbers. My motor was confirmed as a Rich King motor via the H-D race department records.”
Brad is a machinist by trade, and hails from the port city of Bellingham in Washington State, near the Canadian border.…