Injured motorcycle cop, Jesse Mach, is chosen to test ride a top secret government, ultra-fast attack motorcycle called 'Street Hawk', and is partnered with its creator, Norman Tuttle, to combat urban crime in Los Angeles.
A tough New York City cop is assigned to extradite a small-time embezzler that was captured by Street Hawk, but his brutal behavior is too much for Jesse to tolerate, which makes him suspect that the New York cop isn't what he seems to be.
Jesse and Norman protect a beautiful Las Vegas showgirl who must get to a court house to testify against her mobster boyfriend, but she'll need every weapon at Street Hawk's disposal to make it there alive and in time.
Jesse is sent to ask a singer if she will do a PSA for the department. When he sees her, she tells him she doesn't like cops. Later, her boyfriend/manager takes her away. Jesse has a funny feeling about him so he follows them. When they arrive at her home, some men are there, he gives her a video tape and tells her to hold on to it. Jesse arrives and she goes on the run. With help from Norman they find out she was close to a musical legend and they go to see him and she's there. Later the men who killed her manager tries to grab her but they grab her friend instead. ...
An old girlfriend of Jesse's asks for his help when her present boyfriend steals a sacred statue called The Ivory Emperor from a Chinese gang called The Tong, which places his secret identity as Street Hawk in jeopardy.
The wife of a deposed foreign leader has a soldier of fortune broken out of jail, so that he can help her remove 20 million dollars from a ship. Meanwhile, Rachel formulates a psychological profile on Street Hawk in the hopes of identifying him.
Extortionists attempt to collect millions of dollars in insurance on a thoroughbred horse. At the same time a beautiful, but cocky private detective complicates Jesse's police work. with the kidnapped horse.
Altobelli and an FBI security specialist clash over methods for the safety and protection of the son of one of America's richest families. Meanwhile, a magazine writer tries to use Jesse to get close to the protected celebrity son.
Street Hawk must deal with over-zealous vigilantes protecting their neighborhood, a team of gold thieves, and power getting cut off of his access to Command Center's computers and Norman's ability to help.