After posting the photos of the Rockstar Hayabusa, some of you seemed to think the front end was a bit heavy looking compared to the new cleaned up tail section. Removing the fairings might clean things up even more, or perhaps, you could start with a Suzuki B-King, a Hayabusa powered standard with some, …um, … interesting, … design touches.
Suzuki had the Gregg’s Customs and Jon Ward team do their rework on one of those and it really makes a difference, as you can see in the photo. The stock B-King seems to have a bit of excess bodywork and way too much exhaust, it’s a bike that could benefit from a slim down. Once again, the tail was swapped for a GSX-R piece with a new subframe and a Corbin saddle. The scoops were removed and replaced with aluminum pieces and the Gregg’s swingarm was installed. The huge stock exhaust was swapped for a much more compact unit and the end result is a sit up bike with enough power for just about anyone and much cleaner looks than the factory unit. This bike was also covered in Cycle World with the Rockstar Hayabusa. As they noted, if Suzuki did this to the B-King, it might have sold better instead of being discontinued.