Bomboogie Suzuki GSX1100
Last time we touched base with the Pozzato brothers at Officine GP Design, we were drooling over their incredible custom MV Augusta Brutale 'Pathos', today our salivary ducts are at it again. After being engaged by Italian lifestyle and fashion brand Bomboogie the brothers have just completed their latest build using Suzuki's 110+ horsepower…
Last time we touched base with the Pozzato brothers at Officine GP Design, we were drooling over their incredible custom MV Augusta Brutale ‘Pathos‘, today our salivary ducts are at it again. After being engaged by Italian lifestyle and fashion brand Bomboogie the brothers have just completed their latest build using Suzuki’s 110+ horsepower GSX1100 as a donor. If burning rubber around town, digging up front lawns, rocketing through rain filled drains and green light wheelies are your thing the Bomboogie might just be the perfect bike for you.
“Bomboogie is the name of an American B17 used by the pilots of USA Air Force during World War II. The plane took off, the last time in 1944 disappearing mysteriously…”
The style of the build was defined by Bomboogie’s utilitarian approach to functional, urban wear. The brothers translated this ethos into a Street Tracker style designed to maximise the bikes practicality for a rider who spends their time commuting the city during the week and venturing out into the wilderness when the opportunity presents itself.
To get the bike performing as a Street Tracker should the GSX had to first shed some serious weight. Everything was either trimmed, trashed or swapped out for lighter weight components. Chunky dual purpose rubber was selected for great traction on and off the asphalt and custom wheels from Kineo replace the original rims. Suspension has been upgraded using Marzocchi inverted forks and Matris adjustable gas shocks. Brembo calipers were selected for some improved stopping power and for a bit of extra bite (and bark) a custom twin exhaust with funky louvered fins on the mufflers was bolted in place.
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