Cafe racers [pics]

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

  1. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    zzzak Long timer Supporter

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    Tanshanomi Your Favorite Uncle Supporter

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    Yes! Any mention of Moto Morini is always welcome!
    After four decades, the 1980-81 500 Sport remains my definitive benchmark for motorcycle aesthetics.

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    Beamerpilot Been here awhile Supporter

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    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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    Beamerpilot Been here awhile Supporter

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    Beamerpilot Been here awhile Supporter

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    MotoChuck250 Not older than dirt

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    MotoChuck250 Not older than dirt

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    pekingduck Long timer

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    Lightly modified '87 Cagiva 650SS. One the best of the Pantah series.
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    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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  13. pekingduck

    pekingduck Long timer

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    Must have spent some time brushing the sand out of the tread.
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  14. Kai Ju

    Kai Ju Long timer Supporter

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    Is that like cutting the extruded nipples off the tires before a photoshoot ?
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    Chickenstrip Long timer

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    I love that era of Triumph (the iconic tank badge for one thing) ... the scoop on the drum brake is big enough to throw the steering off. :lol3

    Nice looking bike!
    Seems to me the swingarm could use beefing up, if for no other reason than to be consistent with the other enhancements.
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  17. pekingduck

    pekingduck Long timer

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    The big scoop would let lots of air in, if an equal amount of air could get out the back. Kinda like running dual quads on a 440 wedge with a single 1-3/4" exhaust.

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    (huh? what's he talking about? just how old is this guy?)
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  18. JagLite

    JagLite Long timer Supporter

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    Could the other side of the drum be perforated with drilled holes to allow cross flow?
    Air in on the right side and out on the left side. :hmmmmm

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    Bevelheadmhr Been here awhile

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    Swing arm came with the frame kit, I have one, though had mine made to take the older Ironhead engine.
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  20. pekingduck

    pekingduck Long timer

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    That would do fine. Then you even might not need the scoop at all.
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