Cafe racers [pics]

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by crazydrummerdude, Jul 27, 2007.

  1. JBSmith

    JBSmith Ink-stained wretch

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    Attention all subframe-hacking, pipe-wrapping, rattle-canning, too-big-front-tire-using hipsters: THIS is a cafe racer. That is all.
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  2. pekingduck

    pekingduck Been here awhile

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    Overall, I'd say it's a #1, but that seat invites a #2. Push the tax disc to flush.
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  3. MotoChuck250

    MotoChuck250 Not older than dirt

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    Always wondered about the performance level of these 350s versus the older 250s. Most of the vintage race bikes I have seen were the older style 250s.
  4. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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  5. roadholder

    roadholder Long timer

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  6. Kai Ju

    Kai Ju Long timer

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    ^^^^
    That's it. Right there.
  7. Mudclod

    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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  8. roadholder

    roadholder Long timer

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    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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  10. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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  11. Dorzok

    Dorzok Long timer

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  12. motorcyclefanatic

    motorcyclefanatic The name says it all

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    Gonna have to mount an oil tank at some point. Plenty of room.
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  13. Norton guy

    Norton guy Serial bike owner

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    Looks like the lines are running up under the seat
  14. roadholder

    roadholder Long timer

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  15. Dorzok

    Dorzok Long timer

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    oil tank?
    those old CBs are dry sump?
  16. ransamuels

    ransamuels n00b

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    This had a 50 cc motor now upgraded with an 80 cc cylinder/21 mm carb and expansion chamber.
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  17. Loudo

    Loudo Pithy

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    No, the total loss chain oiler. Duh.
  18. motorcyclefanatic

    motorcyclefanatic The name says it all

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    Every one of them. Didn't go to a wet sump until the DOHC models in 1978.
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  19. snake89

    snake89 Been here awhile

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    My W650 before i sold MY W650 2009 Polar Bear Ride.jpg it.
  20. Dorzok

    Dorzok Long timer

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    WOW!! i seriously did not know. just assumed the japanese were always wet sump. thought it was one of the innovations they had over the domestic.