Ice Racing Custom Motorcycle. Ouch!

I never did motorcycle ice racing. And you? I guess Tobias Guckel and Sepp Schmidt from TGS Motorcycles in Germany know something about it. This ultra light custom (try to count the number of frame holes) is based on a rigid frame with single sided front end, oil in frame, and is powered by a 93” S&S Shovelhead engine and a 6-speed transmission! (Do they race very long icy German highways?). For traction, the tires are from Metzeler in 18 x 4.5” in front and 18 x 5.5” in rear equipped with Ice-Speedway-Spikes. “Ice Racer” is equipped with a double chain drive, and a twist clutch for fast shifting. I guess more for indoor shows (how many miles of carpet they already destroyed?) than for ice. TGS Motorcycles.

7 Responses to “Ice Racing Custom Motorcycle. Ouch!”

  1. 1 madpuppy May 27th, 2008 at 10:42 am

    Cool bike, it looks like it Could be a lot of Fun .

  2. 2 burnout May 27th, 2008 at 12:02 pm

    turbo? spikes? twist clutch? I like! peace

  3. 3 Dave B. May 27th, 2008 at 6:11 pm

    Holy Crap!

  4. 4 psychodrew May 28th, 2008 at 1:11 am

    Very cool looking bike,I would ride it

  5. 5 saorijohn May 28th, 2008 at 8:27 am

    Should having been the winning bike in my opinion.

  6. 6 June Murante May 28th, 2008 at 8:45 am

    Looks Great, Very Cool Looking Bike

  7. 7 ROGUE May 28th, 2008 at 8:55 am

    When I was young – Yea a long time ago LOL I raced BSA’s on the ice in Connecticut with my friend Eddie Smalley.
    That was wild!

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