Every industry has an outlier, and in the world of motorcycle apparel it’s Icon. The company is unconventional and unpredictable, and I’m sure that part of its success is down to the unusual customs built by creative director Kurt Walter and his crew.
The Slabtown, Northwest Portland garage has recently produced a Ducati streetfighter, a Triumph Speed Triple drift bike and a post-apocalyptic Harley Sportster. And now we have Thunder Chunky, a 1994 Kawasaki Ninja ZX7. With a 748 cc inline four pushing out 120 hp, Thunder Chunky is packing serious horsepower for a mid-90s bike—and can accelerate beyond 160 mph — via Bike EXIF