How to Build a Harley-Davidson Sportster Tracker on a $2,000 Budget The reviving popularity of hooligan flat track racing has sparked enthusiasm for customizing Harley Davidson Sportsters by converting them into dual-sport trackers and scramblers. Lines continue to blur what once clearly separated motorcycles into standard classifications. Customizers want to push the limits of what [...]
The Sportster is often looked upon as the red-headed stepchild of the Harley-Davidson lineup. As far as I’m concerned, it’s a vital staple in the lineup that rolls out of Milwaukee every year. In my eyes, the Sportster is probably the most well-rounded and best-performing bike that you can find in a Harley dealership.
When you take into consideration that the 1200cc motor puts out 55-60 hp and that the bike only weighs 550-600 pounds, it’s much quicker and more nimble than its 700-800 pound big-twin siblings producing 65-70 hp. The horsepower-to-weight ratio always leans in favor of the Sportster. The innovators at Joker Machine share my love for the … Continue Reading