The new ICON 1000 Slingbag

Icon Roach: a custom 1986 Harley Sportster

Icon Roach: a custom 1986 Harley Sportster
Icon Motosports has always been a brand apart—mixing street style with high performance, and customizing bikes to match. The Roach is the latest in the company’s long history of offbeat customs, with post-apocalyptic styling that harks back to the motorcycle gangs in Mad Max.

But it’s a classic case of appearances being deceptive. The motor has been overhauled, fitted with oversized forged pistons and new clearances cases, and the transmission has been rebuilt with back-cut gears for smoother shifting.

Icon Roach: a custom 1986 Harley Sportster
Gases exit through classic SuperTrapp XR-style pipes. And although it’s essentially a road bike, the Roach can also handle the dirt: the 19” rims are shod with Maxxis DTR-1 dirt track tires, and new shocks and modified forks from Progressive Suspension keep the rubber on the ground.

Icon Roach: a custom 1986 Harley Sportster
Icon has built three bikes to complement its new Icon 1000 range—a collection of premium quality apparel that marries off-kilter retro styling with the latest materials and technology. Hit the Icon 1000 site to see the range.

Icon Roach: a custom 1986 Harley Sportster
Icon Roach: a custom 1986 Harley Sportster
Icon Roach: a custom 1986 Harley Sportster

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