Kruz Triumph Daytona 1000
And here I was thinking the best thing to come out of Belgium was chocolates and Jean Claude Van Damme! Straight out of Kruz Co. Cycles in Brussels comes this unique 1000cc Triumph Daytona purchased for peanuts and modified for even less. You'd never guess this was a build done on a…
To keep costs down the boys looked around their shop to salvage whatever parts they could to fit to the Daytona. A Kawasaki KZ650 tank, seat and tail were the first parts to be retrofit followed by a Honda Monkey Tank which was chopped to make the trick front cowl. To fatten up the front end and balance out the bulk of the inline four steel tube was fashioned into fork shrouds and drilled to create some cool design features. This pattern was then replicated on the custom made side covers and drilled into the sprocket cover and rearsets.
The wheels, which came from a Triumph Thunderbird Sport were sourced from eBay while many of the stock parts such as the temp gauge and mufflers were modified or relocated to get the right look. Modifications to the rear frame allowed for the fitment of the Z650 tail and the saddle was reupholstered for a lower profile and classic look. Finally a muted grey/blue and satin black paint scheme inspired by military vehicles, was applied to the aggressive Daytona KC#2. As far as budget builds go, this one blows most of the ones I’ve seen out of the water.
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