Samu’s Ride

Burning Wings

Purple 23

customized Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout 117

The new 117 Breakout was not new enough for us.

We’ve spruced them up and made them more useful! When Harley unveiled the models for this vintage in the winter, the new Cvo’s and specials like the Fast Johnny were not yet known, and the new big thing was the new Breakout with the 117cc engine.

The previous year’s ST models already had it, with a displacement of 1923 cc. The Road Glide, Street Glide and Low Rider ST were real track burners, capable of putting the miles on with confidence. They also had plenty of room for luggage.

With its new 117cc engine, the Breakout was now a track burner too. But where to put the luggage? We solved the problem without detracting from the Breakout’s showmanship. Not only is everything variable, it’s also removable.

We offer three components in total:

The “HoldFast” sissy bar, the “S-Bag” kit with removable bags that don’t have the obtrusive charm of luggage because of their cover, and then there’s the old-school triangular “Ledrie Solo” side bag. Designed to fit the triangular shape of the Softail swingarm, the Ledrie Solo is the perfect solution if you have side-mounted number plates.

This is what utility looks like: “HoldFast” Sissy Bar and S-Bag can be removed individually

The “Ledrie Solo” side pocket is ideal for side mounted license plate holder

Our “Flip II” handlebar also goes for Throttle by Wire

Appearing sovereign

With our Breakout, anything is possible: a confident arrival with an extremely long and low body, a confident start with a supercharged 117 engine, and a confident arrival with more than a toothbrush and Leatherman in your luggage. Oh, and because the 117-cylinder engine doesn’t rev past 190km/h, you’ll probably only be seen from behind. Of course, the first impression has to be right: We now have a pulley brake system for the wider swingarm of the Breakout!

The new system not only makes the brake disc disappear, revealing the wheels, which are already spectacular as standard. They are worth showing off in their entirety. We’ve also fitted a 260 tyre to the original rear wheel. All in all, it should make for some serious overtaking.

Massive: We mounted a 260 tyre on the original rim

Our Breakout disc brake system makes the disc disappear. The unobstructed view of the standard wheels is worth it

The headlamp cap is also made in our factory

Parts & Details

Many other details and a subtle mica lilac finish by Ingo Kruse make the Breakout no less impressive when it’s standing. See for yourself, we present it here in all its variations.

  • Thunderbike Pulley Brake Kit
  • Thunderbike Brake Disc Spoke Floated 300mm
  • Thunderbike Side Mount Licence Plate Bracket medium
  • Thunderbike License Plate Frame Inside Plate
  • Thunderbike License Plate Lighting
  • Thunderbike Reflector Inside Plate
  • Thunderbike Flip 2 Handlebar 32cm
  • Thunderbike Flat Riser Kit 2''
  • Thunderbike Grip-Set Base Rubber
  • Thunderbike Toppers Base
  • Thunderbike Turn Signals Stripe LED with Housing
  • Thunderbike Turn Signals Stripe LED with Housing
  • Thunderbike Headlamp Cap Alu raw
  • Thunderbike Rider Footpegs Drilled Design
  • Thunderbike Shiftpeg Satin black cut
  • Thunderbike Brake Pedal Pad Satin black cut
  • Thunderbike Passenger Footpegs Satin Design
  • Rizoma Club Series LED Turn Signal Set
  • Thunderbike Chin Fairing Crossfire
  • Thunderbike Frontfender Breakout 21''/23''
  • Ledrie Solo Sidebag
  • Thunderbike Derby Cover Torque
  • Thunderbike Front Axle Cover-Set
  • Thunderbike Rear Axle Cover Set
  • Harley-Davidson Flush-Mount Fuel Cap black
  • Thunderbike Shock Lowering Kit Stage 1 (20mm)
  • Harley-Davidson HoldFast Sissy Bar Upright Standard Height Gloss Black
  • Harley-Davidson Rear Turn Signal/License Plate Relocation Kit - Black
  • Harley-Davidson HoldFast Docking Hardware Kit gloss black
  • Harley-Davidson Passenger Backrest Pad Mid-Sized Smooth Black Vinyl
  • Harley-Davidson H-D Detachables Locking Saddlebags
  • Metzeler Cruisetec Rear Tire 260/40VR18 M/CTL 84V
  • Dr. Jekill & Mr. Hyde Exhaust System

Author / Editor

Kim Lara Bergerforth

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