Feb 23rd 2023
Making Harley-Davidsons faster and squeezing as much performance as possible out of them has been a part of the brand (and American culture) since the company was founded in 1903.From the board track racers of the early days to the drag racers and ba...
Feb 7th 2023
Of all the components that make your American V-twin complete, the triple tree isn’t something talked about too often. It just rests there, quiet and unassuming, while most of the attention goes to the engine rumbling below.
That’s all about to...
Jan 25th 2023
A bagger that speeds up must slow down
Purchasing the latest crate engine with a massive 135 cubic inch or bigger displacement and achieving dyno numbers upward of 150 horsepower and 150 pound-feet of torque is a great way to build a monster Americ...
Jan 17th 2023
The guide to a controlled and comfortable riding position
An excellent handling motorcycle begins with proper fitting
ergonomics and body position, especially for a high-performance American V-Twin bagger.
Heaving an 800-plus pound Ha...
Jan 10th 2023
Racing drives purposeful design that every enthusiast can benefit from.
What started as a wild idea to race Harley-Davidson and Indian V-twin touring platforms at the racetrack has blown up into an industry-wide craze, reaping benefits for the entir...
Jan 3rd 2023
Analyzing every option for V-Twin suspension upgradesFunction comes before form in the search for better handling, increased ground clearance, control, and power. Leave any extra heft or nonsense at the curb and focus solely on performance. It’s abou...
Dec 27th 2022
The most effective ways to decrease your lap time.
The high-performance American V-twin scene is quickly making its way to racetracks around the United States and destroying the dreams of sportbike geeks in the process.
While the MotoAmerica Ki...
Dec 20th 2022
The When and Why to V-Twin Aftermarket Wheels
The good news is that you don’t need to invest in ultra-expensive upgrades to unlock better performance out of your V-twin.
Simple parts like
Kraus pullback plates and pullback risers allow rider...
Dec 13th 2022
The most effective suspension upgrade options.
It’s simple: Building a performance Harley V-twin is about redefining the level of performance within the platform, whether that platform is a bagger, Softail, Dyna, Sportster, or FXR. Think: Power deli...
Dec 6th 2022
Well-rounded performance equals total control for your Harley or Indian Bagger
With power comes great responsibility. However, to enjoy those fast performance upgrades, you should also consider investing in aftermarket parts that yield higher contro...
Nov 29th 2022
Tips for the performance-minded bagger kit.Look fast, go fast. Haven’t you heard the saying?The truth is, high-performance bagger builds are some of the coolest creations on two wheels. There’s nothing more impressive than hurling an 800-plus pound A...
Sep 1st 2022
A Passion for Performance.
The American V-twin scene has changed dramatically in the last decade. Gone are the exotic big-wheel dressers that were more aesthetically pleasing than rideable. Instead, new innovations and aftermarket bolt-on parts b...
Aug 22nd 2022
Here’s why ergonomics is everything for a rider.
Imagine building the most wicked high-performance American V-twin bagger imaginable. It’s souped up with a crate engine with ripping horsepower, top-shelf suspension components, and a serious amoun...
May 23rd 2022
WHY AN INVERTED FRONT FORK SUSPENSION IS SUPERIOR TO A CONVENTIONAL (TUBE & SLIDER) FRONT SUSPENSION
Front forks on a motorcycle need to be as rigid as possible, to function as effective suspension parts. They also need to be as light as p...
May 23rd 2022
The Museum of Craft and Design's doors are now open!
We are thrilled to announce that the MCD is now open to the public! Experience MOTO MMXX, a show-stopping custom motorcycle exhibition guest curated by co-founder and director of Untitled Motorcy...
May 23rd 2022
Igniting the Performance V-Twin Movement
“I look around, I look around, and I see lots of new faces…” Tyler Durden, Fight Club
Here at Kraus Motor Co. we take a lot of pride in what we do. Each individual in our company has a role in bringing y...
Jan 26th 2022
Performance Touring is a major focus of Kraus Motor Company. We invented the concept of American Performance Touring, We coined the term. As of late, others have picked up on the concept and we are OK with that, after all Kraus is an innovation comp...
Jan 24th 2022
Kraus Moto Inverted Front Ends are designed and engineered to be the absolute best suspension system for Harley performance handling.
The Sport Performance bolt on kit takes the guesswork out of inverted front suspension on Harley-Davidson...
Jun 29th 2021
The overwhelming success of the King Of The Bagger roadracing series has sparked the formation of a rival series called the Bagger Racing League. The BRL’s inaugural event took place last weekend at the Utah Motorsports Campus, in Erda, UT. The main...
Apr 21st 2021
Kraus Moto is honored to be trusted with the performance needs for the Harley-Davidson Road Glide® Special powered by a race-modified Screamin’ Eagle® Milwaukee-Eight 131 Performance Crate Engine in the 2021 MotoAmerica King of the Baggers Champio...