PROTO SLUG Fred Duban of DUB Performance

Dub performance have raised the bar with their creation ‘Proto Slug’, which is a prototype built by Frenchman Fred Duban. According to Fred “The main idea of the bike was to bring something new into the business. To show what I could do besides the regular traditional style custom bikes I build.” The build started with Fred taking one of his chromoly Street frames and customizing it by taking two degrees of rake out of the head angle to bring it back to 30 degrees; which also improves the steering. To create the high seating position typical of European Streetfighter bikes, the rear of the frame was raised. When it comes to dressing up the frame Fred decided to go with aluminum and carbon fiber. The gas tank and oil tank were hand crafted using sheets of aluminum. Carbon fiber was used to form the seat hump and the air intake on each side of the bike.

Built In: France Bike Style: Trackers

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Proto Slug Bike Specifications – Fred Duban of DUB Performance

FEATURE SPECS
Class Styling Trackers
Featured Parts Open Primary
Frame Custom One Off Frame
Gastank Custom One Off Gastank
Handlebars / Risers Clip Ons / Separates
Intake Cover Custom One Off
Motor Config V-twin
Motor Size (ci) 131ci
Paint Color(s) Black, White
Paint Theme Two-Tone
Rear Wheel Drive Belt Drive
Suspension Front Inverted Ohlins
Suspension Rear Softail Shocks Under Frame
Tires Super Wide 280-360mm
Wheels 3 Spoke