These have become a best seller! We knew it was amazing and even before the show opened other stall holders and press were falling over themselves to get a sneak peek at the bike. I discovered my ultimate thumper cafe racer hidden inside a bike known as the Suzuki S40 aka the Savage. Where Can I Buy Cafe Racer Parts? That way you can get what you need fast so you can get back to riding in no time. Because we had a short initial run of the Hurricane we only wanted 10 deposits to get it off the ground. Ian Saxcoburg is a mechanical draughtsman who ran his own engineering businesses prior to starting the Cafe Racer Kits business. How long did your Triumph Hurricane kit take to develop? Here on the Isle of Wight, we have a good resource of skilled technical, hands-on people.
Ian also utilises 3D software to visualise his ideas. Available as a foot actuated linkage or thumb lever. He has a bending machine he developed and many of the parts are all bent individually. We stock a good range of Cafe Racer Parts for Bonnevilles, but you can also check out! What tools do I need? Do I need to purchase anything else to complete my bike? We have also developed a switch and a wiring system in conjunction with Axel Joost Elektronik in Germany. Choose Your Seat Color Choose Your License Bracket Style. What is the decompression lever? How to Build a Cafe Racer The idea of building a cafe racer is to make a standard road bike, into something a little more sporty. The initial development of the kits begins with research.
We then use hardboard or cardboard to mock things up. Maintaining and restoring your motorcycle can be done in your own garage and we have all of the parts to get the job done. What is the seat height? Each kit is based on specific donor bikes, so the project starts with sourcing a suitable bike to convert. Easy navigation for everything to support your motorcycle addiction: Café Racers, American Bobbers, Japanese Bobbers, Choppers, Vintage Sport Bikes, Custom Cruisers. You can buy the complete kit or individual modules as you progress with your project.
Be sure to click on the upper left hand corner of the video to see the list of videos to choose from. A section of the swingarm brace is cut out, and a new piece is fabricated and re-welded. We publish regular features on custom motorcycle builds, riding gear reviews, how to guides and event coverage from around the globe. The quality is better than cramming all the info onto one disc. A complete Cafe Racer in two large boxes!!! The seat removes with one thumb screw for fast access to your battery compartment. In the end, the Triumph was a phenomenal bike to use. In the mid-1970's a number of manufacturers took notice of the cafe boom and started releasing factory café racers.
Check out our Which bikes can be turned into Cafe Racers? We work with manufacturers who are happy to do small batch runs. A basic motorcycle lift shown below is also recommended and can be used in the future for maintenance, etc. Strong low-end power and torque. A mould is then produced for making the stock parts. What is a Cafe Racer? We also keep them in stock and ready to ship to you the same day that you order them.
With aftermarket inventory for all of the top American, Japanese and European manufacturers in stock, you can expect to find it all. The swingarm mod makes it possible to use taller rear tires, including the vintage Firestone Deluxe Champions. The most common cafe racer part is some low handlebars. Our 2 fabricators are very skilled at their job and have come to understand our products very well. They have been around for over 20 years and are still available brand new. You'll want to do some test fitting of your unpainted kit parts before final assembly. The build guides can be found in the section of the website.
Full instructions come with your kit to guide you through the whole process including assembly and wiring where required. We use thick chap leather and you can choose from either black or natural color. After that, we were pretty confident we had a winner. We have manufactured jigs for welding and drilling test parts to frames. Some use clip-ons, other ace bars, but the idea is to help push you down closer to the tank in a racing fashion.
The Triumph kit was unveiled at the Stafford Classic Bike show in 2016 and was a complete show stopper! At Dennis Kirk, we make it our mission to help you make your motorcycle your dream ride. Our metal parts are laser cut locally too. There is also a high performance cam available and a big bore kit in the works. If you're a fan of cafe racer motorcycles and style then you've come to the right place! Shipping costs within the U. The Triumph frame was more modern and he wanted a bolt-on subframe as opposed to welding.