Installing rearsets on a CX500 Café Racer Rearsets are a staple modification for anyone serious about making their café racer or brat build function properly. When moving the bars down to clip ons, the standard foot peg position will generally have you folded over like a half opened pocket knife. Shifting the foot position back
Building a motorcycle fork brace for your Custom bike project. Regardless of the legality and practicality of this modification, removing the front fender of your bike is just something people do. Feel free to comment below and tell me how stupid it is. People want it, I’ll do it. That’s the bottom line. Everyone knows
Ducati Scrambler Tail Tidy- How to No matter where you are in the world, the standard tail fender on your Ducati Scrambler will look horrible. Over engineered beyond belief to comply with import regulations or local vehicle requirements, the last thing on the designer’s mind was how it looks. The tail piece serves a purpose
In my time I’ve built a host of scramblers, and as happy as I was with them. There was one part that I was never truely satisfied with… The Mirrors! What do you do for scrambler mirrors!? Any off the shelf components don’t fit right, off road style mirrors are horrible fold away plastic garbage
How to fit café racer bar end mirrors. This one will be close to many peoples heart. Ever bought some bar end mirrors and had them either come loose or completely fall off during a ride? Me too, a lot. So I decided to re-think how their fitted in an attempt to better secure these things.
Rebuilding your Brake Calipers Your custom bike looks epic, you’ve just got the paint back, and had your rim’s and hubs done too. You may have even splashed on some new spokes and having the rim re-laced. Time for re-assembly and test riding! It would be a shame if after 2 weeks you had
Taking a standard subframe and adding a tail hoop has to be the most common modification in the Café Racer/Scrambler/Tracker universe. Often overlooked (I’m guilty as well) is the Issue of rear wheel Suspension travel. For information about other cafe racer parts click here. If you take a Subframe that looks like this: And add