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New project!
Tue May 13, 2014 5:00 am by pauliexjr
Well, finally done it. After 12 months 'dabbling; at being self-employed and not getting too far with it I finally started a new job on 1st May and to celebrate went out and blew a whole 350 quid on my next project.



For anyone who can't tell it's a 1980 CB750K with just 18k on the clock. It comes with a V5,2 keys …

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Triumph T595 cafe Racer
Tue Mar 18, 2014 9:34 pm by RussJ
I've had this Triumph T595 Daytona just over two years and love it Smile but last year the clutch flew apart and jammed the balancer shaft gearing up and then she blew a hole in the radiator Sad. Here's a few pickies before i strip it down ready for the Café Racer rebuild/transformation.



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Hondamatic - 1987 Honda H100 s2 Cafe Racer Project
Wed Dec 04, 2013 11:00 pm by Hondamatic
Well,

I thought I better start a project post / log so you can all share in my delight, misery, splendour & despair as I move through my first project.

Abracadabra - for my next trick, I will be changing a pig of a motorcycle into a rather stylish little cafe racer.........................hopefully.

The bike is a D reg 1987 1 owner bike with 17k miles on it. The previous owner bought another …

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Kawasaki gt 550
Mon Sep 01, 2014 3:54 pm by 184sean
Hi,
Just started stripping down a gt 550 to convert into a cafe racer as i loved the shape of the tank, but sadly i have already hit a snag.
Has any one stripped down the front forks on one of these before, as i cannot seem to get the top plug undone.
According to the manual you use an allen key but it just wont move, tried heating it up but no joy.
Its a G9 model 1997.
Any help would be much …

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moto guzzi v50 80 build
Fri Apr 04, 2014 8:31 pm by TheMadman
here she is moto guzzi v50 3 1980 sat in a garage for 14 years started then the starter motor gave up .

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1980 cb400 budget cafe project
Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:26 pm by Kerzo
Well I bought this machine as a non runner for the princely sum of £150



got it started today and started tearing it apart.

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My Vietnamese 'Cafe' Adventure & converting a 1987 Honda H100 s to a Racer
Sat Aug 02, 2014 1:26 pm by gregsmith84
It broke my heart the day I sold my beloved Honda Win to the Vietnamese "Cafe" owner for $60.
I bought the bike purely by chance in Saigon for 4,500,000 Vietnamese Dong ($200 USD) and I thought about importing her back to the UK but would just have worked out too expensive.

I'd started in Hoh Chi Min city in the south and rode the bike for 2.5weeks 700ish miles north, through jungles, …

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2001 Honda CG125
Mon Jul 28, 2014 7:19 pm by twade76
Thought I'd start a topic on my current build.

The guy I bought it off has made a really good start on it, there are just a few jobs I've got planned.



First off is the fuel tank, the bike has a bit of crash damage from a previous life, the tank was leaking so I've bought a replacement one.  It's from a different model and is a …

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Yamaha sr125 Cafe racer
Sat Dec 24, 2011 11:35 am by bezza.7753
Hi all I left an introductory message saying who I am and so on and so forth but i put in the message im cafe racing an yamaha sr125 and that I wanted to keep the cost down and keep the budget under £350.

The poor old yamaha sr125 lets be honest its not much of a bike its constantly being over shadowed by its faster better looking brothers and yet it was made for around 21 years who would have …

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