He also built nearly everything else on the bike, from the frame to the suspension. Why did he do it? As he said back in the 1990s, "I wanted to bring the mystique of the marque to my two-wheel riding. Plus, I like the excitement of effortlessly going 130-plus."
It's definitely an amazing bike, but "effortless" might not be the right word. There are a lot more photos of this beauty, right here.
Aaron Miller is the Rides editor for Supercompressor, and can be found on Twitter. He’s in awe of this man's talents.