We continue to be amazed at the quality of custom bikes Deus Ex Machina is able to build out of the humble Kawasaki W650. This Street Tracker receives little more than a Richard Petty paintjob, an OVER Racing two-into-one exhaust, some holes poked into the bevel cover with a drill, a WM Racing alloy tank, a filter pod conversion, an IKON rear shock, a custom speedo mount and a flat track seat.
It’s the result, not the parts that make this bike stand out.
Go check out the Harley XR1200 street tracker real quick, then come
back and look at this custom Kawasaki. Which brand has more flat track
heritage? But, which bike would you rather ride? Exactly. They’re about
the same price too, this bike is on sale for $11,970 (US), while the Harley
is retailing for $10,799. That extra grand buys you a one-off bike
that’s both faster and better handling. Not a bad deal.
The photos come courtesy of Deus, who took the bike to their local
track for an afternoon, saying “thing was a handful on those tyres.
Would be a rad flat tracker with K180s, all that weight down low.” The
clothing in the shoot is from Deus too. Yes, we hate them as much as