swingarm RSS

1300, busa, cc, extended, hayabusa, socal, southern california, stretched, superbikes, suzuki, swingarm -

Extending the frame of a motorcycle — or specifically in this case the second-generation Suzuki Hayabusa, built for acceleration and outright speed — is sometimes done for purely aesthetic purposes.  A stretched bike looks a lot different from its factory design, and the look is popular in the aftermarket motorcycle community. But for some riders, stretching a sportbike has a purpose beyond looks. Stretching a bike's frame dramatically affects the way it's ridden. The mechanical components might stay the same, but a stretched sportbike handles differently and requires the rider to adjust positioning. Sounds like it could be kind of a...

Read more