"Harley dropped the ball." He was referring to the established XR race bike styling which with slight tweaks could have cloaked the 1000. (I'm guessing Harley had the same idea but didn't want to invest in the tooling for a short run steel XR based tank).
Art Couture, Lake Orion, MI
(Art just used my tank and tail. The front fender is stock)
Anyway Art has owned two 1000s, this is his second. He was also a fan of the XR race bike and wanted to marry the two into a street tracker. He eye-balled the new XR1200 as a platform but thought Harley dropped the styling ball again.
In a quest for the proper street tracker parts Art discovered my stuff. Let me quote him here...
Art was lucky with the 1000 because he didn't have to pop for an exhaust-the stock exhaust was perfect mid-high on the left side. He finished with...