2004 Suzuki GSX-r600, And More - Readers' Rides
February 17, 2008
SSB selects a few special readers' rides each month that aren't wild shop builds, but personal bikes that are a bit closer to home for many of us.If you'd like your bike featured, send your high-resolution digital donationto firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
2004 Suzuki GSX-r600 Owner:...
2004 Suzuki GSX-r600
Owner: Kristin Korstick
Engine Mods: K&N air filter, Yoshimura exhaust
Chassis Mods: Front lowered 1 1/2 inches, rear adjusted as low as possibleOther Mods: Everything chromed except for frame, Yana Shiki rearsets, Roaring Toyz grips, Galfer stainless brake lines, Hotbodies undertail, LED flush-mount front signals, custom mirrors, chrome windscreen, custom Icon baby-blue paint with pearl-blue tribal design, baby-blue ostrich seat, chain guard, custom fork-tube covers, chrome axle and swingarm bolt covers, 72 LEDsYour Space: "I get many looks and lots of compliments on this bike. My boyfriend put this together last winter when it was too cold to ride. I recently took 1st place for best women's bike and people's choice award at a Bike Night in Leesburg, Florida. For the people's choice award I beat a $50,000.00 custom bike."
2000 YAMAHA R6 Owner: Jenny...
2000 YAMAHA R6
Owner: Jenny Fetz
Engine Mods: Chrome valve and engine covers, D&D exhaust, K&N air filterOther Mods: Polished frame, triple clamp, swingarm, fork, wheels, bar ends and spools, custom undertail, chrome gas cap and windscreen, flush-mount rear turn signals, Harris grips, custom-designed front and rear seatsYour Space: "There's nothing hotter than a chick on a sportbike and my license plate says it all: 1HOT6! I joined a sportbike club here in the Detroit area (www.detroitsport bikes.com). The guys have helped me become a pretty good rider."
2004 Suzuki Katana 600 Owner:...
2004 Suzuki Katana 600
Owner: Wayne Madl
Engine Mods: Front sprocket down two teeth
Other Mods: Led turn signals, spike bar ends, fairing and windscreen bolts, flame grips, skull tank pad, clear tail and turn lenses, Lockhart Phillips SpeedscreenYour Space: "No matter if it's raining, snowing or the sun is shining, riding is always great here in Kansas. I put a lot of miles on my bike."
2005 Suzuki GSX-r1000 Owner:...
2005 Suzuki GSX-r1000
Owner: John Bailey
Engine Mods: TRE pistons, Racefit slash-cut GP exhaust, Power Commander with custom map, Denso Iridium sparkplugs
Chassis Mods: Brembo master cylinder, Sprocket Specialists 15/43 sprocket set, GP shift modificationOther Mods: Custom paint and graphicsYour Space: "This is the best motorcycle I have ever owned. All the work was done in my garage, including the paint and graphics. With 171 hp it can do everything you need-carve a corner, wheelie or run 9.78 in the 1/4 mile. It's perfect all around!"
2007 Kawasaki ZX-10R Owner:...
2007 Kawasaki ZX-10R
Owner: Jimi Kellogg
Engine Mods: K&N air filter, Power Commander III, Yoshimura carbon-fiber slip-on exhaust
Chassis Mods: 2-inch lowering links in rear, 1.5 inches in front
Other Mods: Carbon-fiber frame sliders, gas cap and tank pad, rear seat-cowl cover, blacked-out windscreen, hideaway license plate
2006 suzuki GSX-r600 Owner:...
2006 suzuki GSX-r600
Owner: Dan Fournier
Engine Mods: M4 slip-on, Power Commander III, front sprocket down one tooth
Other Mods: Chrome Sportech V-Flow windscreen, decals by www.customgixxer.com, chrome three-spoke rims, Hotbodies undertail and random chrome goodies from Roaring Toyz Your Space: "I love your magazine. I like all the blinged-out, slammed, stretched and naked rides you feature. I look forward to every issue arriving in my mailbox."
1997 honda CBR1100xx Owner:...
1997 honda CBR1100xx
Owner: Mike Tralies
Engine Mods: Micron dual slip-ons, Barnett clutch, K&N air filterChassis Mods: Polished rear swingarm and heel plates
Other Mods: Corbin Gunfighter seat, chrome clutch and brake-fluid covers, custom blue metallic powdercoated rims, fairing bolts, rear pegs, bar ends and brake rotors, custom blue vinyl graphics, LED rear turn signalsYour Space: "Special thanks to my family, friends and D&W Motorsports for all the powdercoating."
A worthy bike for a good ...
A worthy bike for a good cause.
2002 Honda CBR600F4I Owner:...
2002 Honda CBR600F4IOwner: Paul Hysell and Rob Barlow from Busted Knuckles Custom Cycle
Engine Mods: K&N air filter, free-flow exhaust by Busted Knuckles Custom Cycle, Power Commander
Chassis Mods: 8-inch-over swingarm, 18x8.5 widened stock wheel, jack shaft by Busted Knuckles Custom CycleOther Mods: Custom grips and matching footpegs, custom seat by The Leather Shack, custom footpeg brackets, paint by Greg's Auto Body, 240 rear tire, Hotbodies undertail, clear taillight lens, Naarden Suspension lowering link, Star Rotors rear rotor, polished frame, swingarm and forks, chrome engine coversYour Space: "We wanted to create a breast-cancer-themed bike."