Cafe racers [pics]

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

  1. drhach

    drhach gorillamanufacturing.com

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    Weren't servi-cars flat-heads?
  2. eric123

    eric123 Gott Mit Uns

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    Yes, but I thought we were discussing panheads and only panheads :deal
  3. richarddacat

    richarddacat best jelly roll in town

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    I thought we were posting cafe racer photos? :scratch
  4. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    Nope. Cafe racers. ADV Panhead thread is here. One of the finest, actually.




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  5. kanakaka

    kanakaka Been here awhile

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    Here. I'll help get this thing back on track. This is my KZ1000:

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  6. richarddacat

    richarddacat best jelly roll in town

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    you have one of my favorites :thumb
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  7. richarddacat

    richarddacat best jelly roll in town

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  8. husqzilla

    husqzilla Been here awhile

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    Does anyone have any pix of a Kawasaki W650 lump in a Featherbed frame?? Certainly someone has done that by now.
  9. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    Oh my! That's one beauty of a GT. Or is it an SS with a GT rear brake?
  10. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    Scale models?
  11. DesmoDog

    DesmoDog Desmo's my dog

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    IIRC it's actually a Sport. Mike Cecchini built it/had it built. Not sure of the entire story but I saw it at the Indy MotoGP in 2008 and it sure looks nice...
  12. DesmoDog

    DesmoDog Desmo's my dog

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    I just checked with Mike. He's not a member here but this is what he said about the bike:

    I thought I had more pics of it but I can't find them now. In that picture it's missing the tank emblems so I'm not sure what other details are different now?.
  13. 4Cammer

    4Cammer Adventurer

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    That is sweet. The more I see of these old BMW boxers the more I like them.
  14. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    How does it turn?
  15. mark1305

    mark1305 Old Enough To Know Better

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    I had the pleasure of meeting Mike C. at a Daytona Ducati Day Party during Bike Week several years back. He had a beautiful Monster with lots of trick stuff done to it.(At the time I was riding a 95 M900) He can build some pretty damn impressive Ducatis. Cool to see his work again. Pics probably can't show the detail of lots of his work.
  16. husqzilla

    husqzilla Been here awhile

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    This is a W2SS and not a W650. The W2 followed the earlier W1 and was succeeded by the W3. After a long hiatus the W650 came to the market. The W1-2-3 series was evolutionary from one model to the next. The 650 was an entirely new and different design.

    I've heard about a W650-in-a-featherbed, however Google can't find it. I owned a W2SS which I bought new in 1969, and am now on my second W650.

    :clap :clap :clap jehu :clap :clap :clap for making this thread what it is.
  17. xlcr

    xlcr Stop being a dick, dick.

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  18. chiefrider

    chiefrider Chrome won't get you home

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    YEP
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  20. 305racer

    305racer Fossil Rocket Pilot

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    I have a buddy that is in the process of building a Norsaki w/ a W650 engine. I will try and make it to his house and get some shots of it. Pretty much looks like every other ???ton that has been built to date. Silver,tank black frame, black bum stop seat,etc...