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Street tracker gold: building a road-legal Harley XR750

Street tracker gold: building a road-legal Harley XR750

Street tracker gold: building a road-legal Harley XR750 street tracker
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.

Street tracker gold: building a road-legal Harley XR750 street tracker
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.

Street tracker gold: building a road-legal Harley XR750 street tracker
“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.…

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