Ulster GP 2012* . North West 200 . Isle of Man TT
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Iâ€™ve not heard many riders complaining about the performance of their S1000RR, but the new HP4 has greater mid-range thrust and revised electronics. But then again, Ducati has done very well from making special high-performance versions of its superbikes, so why not BMW?
Weâ€™ve seen it happen before, a couple of guys start talking over a few beers, one of them says, â€œYa know, I bet I could put one of these engines in that bike,â€ and if he has the skills to pull it off, the project begins. I have no idea if this bike began like that, but Cedric Smith, a service tech at Everett Powersports in Everett, Washington, is the brains behind this one, an 1800cc flat six from a Gold Wing matedÂ with Honda CBR bodywork.
Sure, the CBRâ€™s handling will be somewhat compromised, but thatâ€™s not the point and anyone whoâ€™s beenÂ Â …Â Pictures and more