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Andy2703



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PostSubject: 125cc cafe racer?   Thu Mar 03, 2011 9:44 am

ive been wanting to start a project for a while and because i can only rid a 125cc bike on the road i thought thatd be a good place to start. i was thinking an old honda or yamaha. anyone one got any suggestions or ideas
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PostSubject: Re: 125cc cafe racer?   Fri Mar 04, 2011 1:52 am

Yep, 125 Honda is an ideal base for a cafe racer. It's tuneable within reason, bits are fairly easy and lots of options. Look here for some inspiration! http://www.google.co.uk/images?rlz=1T4GGLL_en-GB&q=Honda+125+cafe+racer&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=univ&sa=X&ei=b6dwTdKTAcq3hQfimMU-&ved=0CEcQsAQ&biw=1260&bih=585 (sorry for the long link, don't know how to do the 'clicky ' thing!)
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PostSubject: look good   Fri Mar 04, 2011 6:49 am

they look goo0d major modifications take of the air box put a stit filter on play with the carb better spark plug and ht lead and roll the handlebars round. anything else you can think of
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PostSubject: Re: 125cc cafe racer?   Fri Mar 04, 2011 4:36 pm

Andy2703 wrote:
they look goo0d major modifications take of the air box put a stit filter on play with the carb better spark plug and ht lead and roll the handlebars round. anything else you can think of
That's what the true spirit of Cafe Racers is all about. The birth of Cafe Racers was in post WWII Britain and it was all about getting away from the mundane, sit-up-and-beg British 'workhorse' twins of the 50's and 60's, the bikes your dad rode to work on, and inject some individuality into them.

I'm assuming you're doing this on a budget? So ask on this and any other forums if anyone has got bits they don't want to make your 125 different. Look at the bikes in the link I posted, rear sets, megaphone (reverse cone mega) exhausts, race seats, strip the tank back and if it's not actually alloy, paint it silver! The sky's the limit, only held back by your imagination (and budget).
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PostSubject: Re: 125cc cafe racer?   Sat Mar 05, 2011 8:54 am

A friend of mine took this photo of this 125 cafe racer, they're all the rage in Thailand apparently!

It shows that engine capacity isn't everything!

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PostSubject: Re: 125cc cafe racer?   Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:26 pm

It is very possible. Actually i just joined this forum because i am starting a cl 125 myself. This will be my first project. I am 20 years old. I will be posting picures of everything i do. So look! Good luck with yours dont think twice about doing it. JUST DO IT!
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