Woolie’s Race Glide

Woolie’s Race Glide

October 26, 2020

Article written by Morgan Gales for Cycle World

Michael Woolaway builds an American touring bike to race at Laguna Seca.

Kraus Motor Co was trusted for mounting race-quality wheels, brakes, and suspension to the Road Glide. A Kraus front end with proprietary Öhlins suspension and 30mm cartridge was installed, maintaining the stock neck angle but increasing ride height by 2.25 inches. A swingarm was ordered from Alloy Art and machined to increase clearance and ride height before welding on a custom adjustable mounting point for the Öhlins HD 044 rear shock and installing BellissiMoto oversuspension to further stabilize the rear. Brembo GP4-RX radial calipers were paired with Braketech 320mm discs and a Galespeed front master cylinder for precise and consistent braking. A set of 17-inch Marchesini wheels were adapted to fit and wrapped in Dunlop GP-A Pro tires. The bike now sits with 7.5 inches of ground clearance.

Read about the build here.



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