The Brand

Kraus is an American brand dedicated to designing and manufacturing high quality, performance products for popular American motorcycle models.  Kraus Products improve performance, comfort, and safety through the use of modern suspension, user control and braking technologies.  Our products unite the visceral and exciting feel of an American v-twin with the capabilities of a technologically advanced road handling motorcycle.

Major Awards and Achievements

2011 AMD World Championship – 3rd place & 1st place American Champion 2011

Custom Chrome North America Championship 2nd Place 2011

Custom Chrome North America Championship 3rd Place 2011

Easyrider Editors Choice Award 2009

Rip City Riders Peoples Choice Award 2009

AMA National Land Speed Record 1650cc MPF class 145.17mph 2009

Renegade Randezvous – Vision And Artistry Award 2009

AMD World Championship – 5th place 2009

Custom Chrome – Partner Pick of Excellence 2009

Rats Hole Custom Bike Show – 3rd place 2009

Renegade Classics Custom Bike Shootout – 2nd place 2009

Arlen Ness Premier Show – Zack Ness’ Personal Choice Award 2009

San Francisco Rod and Custom – Kirk Taylor Custom Pick Award 2009

San Francisco Rod and Custom – 2nd place 2009

San Francisco Rod and Custom – Outstanding Engineered Award 2009

San Francisco Rod and Custom – Outstanding Overall Motorcycle Award 2008

Arlen Ness Bike Show 2nd Annual – 2nd place Premier Class 2008

San Francisco Rod and Custom – Kirk Taylor Coolest Chopper Pick 2008

San Francisco Rod and Custom -2nd place 2008

San Francisco Rod and Custom – Outstanding Engineered Award 2008

San Francisco Rod and Custom – Outstanding Upholstery Award 2007

AMD World Championship -12th place 2007

Grand National Bike Show – 1st place 2007

David Man Chopper Fest – 1st place 2007

LA Calendar Show – 3rd place

 

Magazine Features

Hot Bike cover Sept 2011

IronWorks cover Sept 2010

Barnett’s issue 72 2010

Easyrider Feb 2010

Biker Zone Spain Feb 2010

American-V 2009

Cycle Source Nov 2009

Wild Motorcycles France 2009

Freeway Magazine Italy 2009

Bikers Life Italy Nov 2009

Vibes Japan Nov 2009

Bikernet.com Sept 2009

45dgree.com Sept 2009

BikeEXIF.com Sept 2009

Visordown Magazine 2009

Off Da Chain Magazine 2009

Coolhunting.com 2009

Thunder Press 2009

Biker Zone Spain 2008

Wild Motorcycles France Sept 2008

100% Biker UK Dec 2008

Hot Bike 2008

Custombike Germany May 2008

Hot Bike May 2007

The Horse May 2007

Freeway Italy Nov 2006

 

Television Appearances

Speed Channel – 2009

New American Thunder Speed Channel – American Thunder 2008

CMT – Chopper Challenge 2008

TLC – Motorcycle Mania 2007

Speed Channel – Build or Bust 2005

Kraus Values

Honesty
Our honor and pride extends to both our work and relationships.

Quality
Our commitment to quality is foremost.

Commitment
We do this because we love it.

Respect
Our respect carries through.

Enjoyment and Fun
We take what we do seriously and enjoy it.

 

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