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After three years as a mechanic for Harley-Davidson’s factory dirt rack team, Steve Storz started a company to supply tuning services and parts for AMA racers trying to win on Harley’s legendary XR750.
He succeeded by creating precise high-performance parts that
“Racing does not tolerate the imprecise nor does it reward those who place style before function. The work ethic of racing is woven into everything we produce here at Storz Performance. It’s not enough for a part to look good, it must also work well.”
25 years into Storz Performance, the company created a XR-style conversion kit for the 2004+ Sportster with the rubber mounted engine. In addition to the cosmetic upgrades, the finished product shaved an impressive 83 pounds off the original dry weight of 557 pounds (for the 1200).
The comprehensive kit includes a hand-formed alloy gas tank, fiberglass sea with Saddlemen pad, chrome Storz XR-style high exhaust with BUB chrome heat shields, 18″ alloy rims with Buchanan stainless spokes, Metzeler tires, Storz rearset footpeg kit, Galfer wave rotors on special Storz floating centers, Flanders cafe bars, Performance Machine brake calipers, chain drive conversion, Dakota digital gauges, and Storz/Ceriani 55mm inverted forks. Each part of the kit can be ordered individually, and many of them are on this stylish example.
This Sportster (VIN: 1HD4CJM356K402885)shows 4,290 miles on the odometer. When the bike was built, it was stripped to the frame and powdercoated, and the swingarm, cases, and headlight bucket were color-matched.
If you want a Harley that handles as good as it looks, this Storz-equipped machine has your name on it!