Of interest to a lot of readers owning a Buell or Sporster. With such a bike as a donor, Lightning Rod Motorcycles propose to do a conversion like the one you are looking at. El Toro Blanco took its new appearance by using a rigid Paughco frame with a 35-degree neck rake, keeping a Buell engine and front end, using the factory 7/8 handlebars and is equipped with ZX-10 hand controlsG and GSXR steering damper. The bike rolls on 21 x 3″ front and 21 x 3.5″ 60-spoke wheels keeping the Buell rotors and but using ZRX1200r Tokiko caliper.
Seat is race bike style seat from Fab Kevin and suspended on twin shocks. To accentuate its sporty/race look, the bike use AMA safety wire for brakes and oil filter. The paint job and powdercoat seen here is all Semi Gloss “denim”, using an off white with Pegan gold and black pinstripes. Lightning Rod Motorcycles is offering such conversion service to the public for $12,995.00 with a short 60 day build time using the customer pre-2003 Buell or Sportster.