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Re: cafe racer specialist.....
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2015, 01:36:09 PM »
I hope his rides are safe.  They look very simple and pretty.


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Re: cafe racer specialist.....
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2015, 05:40:26 PM »
I had to look up Brat Style.  OK, it was what I figured. 
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Re: cafe racer specialist.....
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2015, 06:02:58 PM »


Gorgeous Guzzi...!

Did you see how much work and CUTTING went into that rear shock / swingarm set up..?   :o











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Re: cafe racer specialist.....
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2015, 03:23:25 PM »
Another old frame butchered......for a sheep in a wulf's fur with unsafe looking rear suspension  ;-T 
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Re: cafe racer specialist.....
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2015, 07:26:14 PM »
I think they have the rear jacked up way too much for the universal joint. It will be lucky to last 500 miles.

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Re: cafe racer specialist.....
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2015, 07:47:35 PM »
Speaking just to the Guzzi... Pretty bike but for me I'd like to see a more complete continuation of the rear sub frame along the bottom of the tail piece contour. The current look is a bit too much of the cut-it-off-street-fighter look for me.

Also, more responsible tail lighting. I'm of a stage in life where fashion no longer trumps common sense.

Too, demonstrate a truly complete concept by displaying one's notion for hanging a license plate other than a couple zip ties under the seat or sideways over the swing arm. license plate mounting finality has long been my litmus test for a "designer" having a fully formed concept.

Still, better work than I've done lately. Tank work, exhaust and overall proportions are excellent though the rear suspension geometry - sweet looking as it is - gives me pause.

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Re: cafe racer specialist.....
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2015, 09:22:34 AM »
My critique-I think the monoshock brace should have been better triangulated.  Braced as it is the swingarm can still flex a bit.  I like the lines- can't judge the swingarm angle well from the pictures.  Welding looks nice.

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Re: cafe racer specialist.....
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2015, 11:19:08 AM »
My critique-I think the monoshock brace should have been better triangulated.  Braced as it is the swingarm can still flex a bit.  I like the lines- can't judge the swingarm angle well from the pictures.  Welding looks nice.
I think you have a good point.  I really like the Ed Millich swingarms, they look indestructible

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Re: cafe racer specialist.....
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2015, 01:26:46 PM »
Frame tubes are so retro!

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