Harley Street 750 gets bespoke pipes
MCN’S Project Harley edges closer to becoming a flat-track racer with stunning Gfmoto system
With less than a month to the Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling (May 13-14, www.mcnfestival.com), our project Harley Street 750 is transforming from budget cruiser to flat-track Hooligan. Now stripped of all non-essential parts like front brake, lights and bodywork, and also heavy and lean-limiting stuff like the exhaust, it was time to give it some pukka race-inspired componentry in the form of a custom high-level system courtesy of performance pipe supremos, Gfmoto.
Based in the UK’S ‘Motorsport Valley’ in Buckinghamshire, Gfmoto (www.gfmoto.com) are a subsidiary of Goodfabs Ltd, a company who made a name for themselves creating bespoke exhausts for F1 and NASCAR teams in glorious metals such as Inconel. Now, after 35 years in the business they’ve decided to expand into motorcycle exhausts, by producing stunning headers for BMW’S S1000RR and the Honda Africa Twin, with plans to branch out to more models. But not before they’ve taken on their biggest challenge yet: a bespoke system for our Harley. Here’s how they did it…