It’s comforting to know that even TV stars and retired former race aces aren’t immune to the project bike disease. That’s why former Grand Prix, World Superbike and World Supersport racer James Whitham has spent the last 15 months of his limited spare time building his take on the street tracker concept.
Based on an ageing W650 twin—Kawasaki’s rival to Hinckley’s revived Bonneville—Whitham’s tracker is the epitome of stripped-down, pared-back style. Without such fripperies as lights or indicators, the bike is his vision of how a bike should be—simple fun. Read more