Cafe Racers

Autore: Michael Lichter
Editore: Motorbooks
ISBN: 0760345821
Grandezza: 61,36 MB
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Originally used as a slur against riders who used hopped-up motorcycles to travel from one transport cafe to another, cafe racer describes a bike genre that first became popular in 1960s British rocker subculture - although the motorcycles were also commo

How To Build A Caf Racer

Autore: Doug Mitchel
Editore: Wolfgang Publications
ISBN: 9781935828730
Grandezza: 60,71 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
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What's old is new again, and the newest trend on the block is Cafe Racers. Written by well-known motorcycle and automotive author Doug Mitchel, "How to Build a Cafe Racer" starts with a history lesson. While those first bikes were built in the UK for racing from cafe to cafe, the current rage for Cafe Racers has definitely spread to the US. Converting a stock motorcycle to a Cafe Racer requires more than a fairing and a few decals. The book starts with chapters on planning and choosing an appropriate bike, followed by chapters that detail the modifications that will likely be embraced by anyone converting a stocker to a rocker. From shocks and tires to engine modifications, Doug's book lays out each type of modification and how it's best carried through. The center of the book holds a gallery of finished bikes. These are not just Triumphs or Nortons, but nearly every brand imaginable from Japan, Italy, the UK, and Germany. The final chapters include two, start-to-finish cafe builds. This is the chance for the reader to see how professional shops take a stock Honda, Triumph, or Ducati and convert it into a fast, sexy, and functional Cafe Racer, ready to race from cafe to cafe on Saturday night, or around the race track on Sunday afternoon.

Cafe Racers Of The 1960s

Autore: Mick Walker
Editore: Crowood Press
ISBN: 9781872004198
Grandezza: 20,40 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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Renowned motorcycle expert Walker profiles the exciting range of nostalgic '60s cafe racers superbike specials in this easy-to-use reference. Includes chapters on Goldie, Triton, Dunstall, Rockers, Homebrew, Cottage Industry, and Foreigners.

Caf Racers

Autore: Rich Taylor
ISBN: 9780307125651
Grandezza: 24,60 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
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Discusses cafe racers, small motorcycles whose customized bodies, engines, and brakes are favored in road racing.

Bmw Cafe Racers

Autore: Uli Cloesen
Editore: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845845293
Grandezza: 23,55 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 7801
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Showcasing fantastic custom BMW café racers from all over the globe, from the old to the new, this book presents them in all their innovative glory. Featuring owner's stories and technical descriptions, BMW Café Racers is a book guaranteed to interest BMW fans and members of the café racer scene alike - see the 'caféd' side of BMW.

The Ride 2nd Gear

Autore: Robert Klanten
Editore: Gestalten Verlag
ISBN: 9783899555899
Grandezza: 61,51 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
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The motorcycle is back and is here to stay. The custom motorcycle scene keeps on growing and exciting. There are more and better builders than ever, and the scene has become an integral part of motorcycle culture as well as youth culture. Builders are joining the custom ranks at a younger age and are creating bikes that are mind-blowingly innovative and always surprising. The aesthetic of these new custom bikes has evolved : 1960s café racers from the UK and the US continue to be relevant but builders are now going in new directions, getting their inspiration from 1990s skateboard and youth culture. Collectors are buying stunning art bikes from important builders, and big brands are using the custom scene as a hotbed for new ideas, borrowing some of their designs and striving to imitate the energy that oozes from the current custom scene's momentum. The Ride 2nd Gear documents custom trends and grasps the spirit of our times. The book will influence custom motorcycle builders and enthusiasts for years to come.

Cafe Racers Moto Speciali E Anime Ribelli Tra Italia E Usa

Autore: Jeffrey Zani
ISBN: 9788879116466
Grandezza: 41,37 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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How To Build A Japanese Caf Racer

Autore: Mike Seate
Editore: Parker House Publishing Incorporated,Csi
ISBN: 9780981727080
Grandezza: 36,84 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
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There are two schools of cafe racers: Traditional andJapanese. The Traditional cafe racer demands a Britishchassis and a British engine. The Japanese cafe racer -based most typically on a Honda, Suzuki, Kawasaki and Yamaha- does not and thus appeals to a wider audience simplybecause there are more motorcycles available and the ......

The Cafe Racer Phenomenon

Autore: Alastair Walker
Editore: Veloce Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1845842642
Grandezza: 35,37 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Café Racer is one of the most enduring styles of motorcycle ever created, encapsulating the rebellious spirit of the 50s. Featuring a huge, global Café Racer directory alongside a unique mix of personal memories, previously unseen photos, iconic machines and chassis builders in profile, this book is a must for any 'ton-up' rider.

Cafe Racers

Autore: N. Kumar
ISBN: 9781533347343
Grandezza: 40,10 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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Cafe Racer has two implications since it can indicate a sort of a cruiser, or a man who rides on the bicycle, the motorcyclist. The two implications go back to the 1960s in the Rockers bunch, which was an English Counterculture association. It can likewise be alluded to as the Ton up Club. The gathering was dominatingly settled in England however it was basic too in Germany, Italy and some other European countries. The Rockers were a rebellious gathering of youthful counterculture men, who were eager for velocity, and thus they needed to infer an approach to tweak motorbikes to fit the rate they needed. The particular bicycles were intended to go starting with one transport Cafe then onto the next on the blood vessel motorways that interlinked English urban areas and towns. The thought process of upgrading a standard motorbike to fit the determinations of a Cafe Racer was to achieve a velocity of 11 miles for each hour, which was alluded to as 'the ton'. The rockers would take difficulties of 'record-dashing', where a rider would ride from a Cafe to a foreordained place and back to the same Cafe before a melody could place to the end on the jukebox. A racer could for instance race from Pro Cafe that is arranged on The North Roundabout Street - NW London to the then Holder Path intersection (the these days well known Holder Path Gyratory Framework) and back to the Expert Cafe. A portion of the celebrated tunes were under two minutes in length and subsequently the racers had the test of navigating the 3 miles back and forth trip at top velocity to beat the time. The rockers were partial to rockabilly melodies, whose pictures are implanted in rockabilly culture to date. Owning a Cafe racer these days is fun since it can take you puts both truly and socially. Exemplary bicycles proprietors structure clubs that sort out get-away, races and appears. You can appreciate a visit ride with the clubs you join and you will never be shy of fun.