Suzuki GSX-R750 by Major Tom as Icon 1000 2016
The American society has modified an old Suzuki GSXR 750 and was used to make a spectacular test where it can be seen rolling through the desert, climbing the hills and skidding on the sand. Certain unusual situations for the Japanese machine.
In the 80s of the last century, the Suzuki GSX-R supposed arrival of racing bikes to the street. Until then, the models for driving on public roads were well in the aesthetics and performance of what could be seen in the Championships pointers. Both that the GSX-R 750, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary of its release, it has become an icon and a machine desired by most. In addition, today, and despite the passage time became the collection object and a naked eye of the bike remains attractive.
But you can always give a twist to such a spectacular model and make it even more an object of worship. This is what has made people ICON, Suzuki GSX-R750 to Mad Max for Icon 1000 which is located which called “ICON 1000 with new line of product.
The GSX-R acronym stands for reliability of the sports performance of track. Perhaps is why icon used a robust Suzuki GSX-R750 80 for their preparation icon 1000. name Major Tom as the song Space Oddity by David Bowie, the Suzuki has a very different from the original use, since his thing now is rolling fast pace on Earth tracks which astronaut.
1000 friends icon have a good number of compositions all more original and daring in there. But beyond making their own bikes, they create stories around them and produce them in short as original as this Suzuki GSX-R750 1986 named “Major Tom” after the character created by David Bowie for the song Space Oddity.
Kurt Walter, Director of ICON thousand design and big fan of David Bowie, it was clear that the forthcoming establishment of the company for which he worked was to be a tribute to David Bowie and that his name would be Major Tom.
He used a post-apocalyptic futuristic than retro look, which is noted by removing a portion of the original fairing, examine the shabby dome respecting the optics or the first Harley-Davidson V – Rod original wheels. A spectacular recovery with Yoshimura exhaust, swing arm extended to promote slipping and the changes to the chassis with a lot of soul.