Learn more about this beloved television motorcycle…
For just 1 season of 13 episodes, Street Hawk entertained viewers on ABC in 1985. Despite that short run, the motorcycle used in the TV show has fascinated enthusiasts since. It’s not hard to understand why, considering the protagonist wore all black and sped around on his motorcycle at 300 mph. If you’re wondering what it really was and what the backstory of the bike is, we’re about to dive into that and more.
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Street Hawk was described in the show’s intro voiceover as “an all-terrain attack motorcycle designed to fight urban crime.” It was armed to the teeth with a laser cannon, machine guns, and a rocket launcher, all of which would be necessary when waging a one-man war on drug cartels and other organized criminal