Krook Street Racing Husqvarna

Husqvarna motorcycle
David Andersson used to have a Husqvarna SMR 570 in his garage in Sweden. The he stumbled across the Mule Motorcycles website—Mule being Richard Pollock, creator of the Web Surfer Bike EXIF Calendar bike and a regular commenter here. “I went down to my garage and started disassembling my supermoto to see if it could be turned into something resembling a flat tracker,” says Andersson. “It couldn’t. The only usable parts were the engine, the hubs, the brakes and maybe the kickstand.”

Husqvarna motorcycle
So Andersson contacted a local frame builder, and started a blog to document the progress of his transformed Husqvarna. He named the blog after the street where he lives, and within a couple of weeks he was in contact with a “whole host of people with infinitely more flat track know-how than myself.” The build process was long and torturous, but as you can see, the result is sublime.

Spec sheet
Frame/swing arm: custom fabricated from steel
Engine: Husqvarna SMR570. Blueprinted by Halvards
Front wheel: 19 x 3.00 Morad rim, Talon hub, Braking wave disc
Rear wheel: 19 x 3.25 Performance Machine wheel, Braking Wave disc with custom carrier
Forks: Gixxer 750 K6 (custom fabricated yokes)
Handlebars: Star Bar
Brake calipers: ISR front and rear
Master cylinders: ISR front, Brembo rear
Shock: Öhlins
Tank: RaceTech
Seat unit: Pro-Carbon, seat pad from First Klass Glass
Muffler: SuperTrapp
Lights: “Bates” front, LED rear
Computer: TrailTech
Tires front/rear: Maxxis 27 x 7 / 27.5 x 7.5
Wheel base: 1350 mm
Rake/ground trail: appr 23,5°/110 mm
Weight: appr 125 kg with half a tank of gas

Husqvarna motorcycle
Husqvarna motorcycle
Husqvarna motorcycle
Husqvarna motorcycle