Bennett’s G1 dominated S&S Cycles’ 50th Anniversary build-off, winning the T-series category. With its 124-cubic-inch engine and minimalist chassis, it would likely dominate at the dragstrip, too. Bennett’s G1 dominated S&S Cycles’ 50th Anniversary build-off, winning the T-series catego S&S Cycles rose to prominence in the 1990s as the go-to engine supplier for the clone cruiser industry, but the LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based company actually started manufacturing Harley-Davidson hop-up parts back in the ’50s. Founders George Smith Sr. and Stanley Stankos built a reputation by winning hundreds of drag races and setting countless speed records on hot-rodded Harleys. It was this go-fast legacy that SoCal’s Bennett’s Performance honored in building this dragster-inspired custom to celebrate S&S’s 50th Anniversary. Dubbed the G1, this long-and-low racer looks like a smoother, sleeker version of what Smith would have used to burn up the old U.S. 30 Drag Strip a half-century ago. The foundation is a Kenny Boyce Pro Street frame, fitted with race-ready Works Performance suspension, a lightweight D&D aluminum tank and drag-spec Performance Machine wheels. The heart and soul is a massive, 124-cubic-inch (2032cc) S&S T-Series, twin-cam, air-cooled V-twin, tuned using many of the same tricks and components that helped Bennett’s set a 192-mph speed record at Bonneville. The G1 cuts right to the core of S&S’s racing heritage, and George Smith would no doubt be proud to see his name lettered beneath its windscreen. By Aaron Frank Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!