Cafe racer (Cafe Racer) of the Gold Wing


At first glance, there is nothing unusual in the tastes of Paul Dutra, he is the owner of the Gold Wing , of course, Paul likes every year to make long journeys on his motorcycle. But unlike our usual Gold Wing-s, Golda Dutra is not a four hundred pound sofa on the road with the audio system, satellite navigation and heated seats, his bike is rusty, a stripped-down version of the lux-class motorcycle.

GL2017 Gold Wing

Paul The device is based on the GL 2017, with opozitnym four-cylinder volume of 999 cc Golda was faithful to the former owners for 35 years, and although it is time to change the bike, last owner did not want to see his favorite bike to finish his days in a landfill. In deciding Gender assistants who helped to completely transform the bike, giving it a second wind. Overtake a motorcycle in Ontario, Canada, along with Paul from Back Alley Motorcycles guys went to work.

GL2017 Gold Wing

When Dutra came to putting their hands in the Gold Winga Back Alley Motorcycles – it was the usual cruiser with a huge fairing, a full set of traffic trunks, of course it was all decorated with foglights and additional stoplights.
Without a big budget to bling, Dutra put his Gold Wing on the block and decided to turn it into a cafe racer (Cafe Racer). The first problem faced by the master became fuel bull, located under the driver's seat. In order to create a cafe racer (Cafe Racer) had to get rid of the tank, moving it to the steering column. The only thing that could match the chosen style was a rusty old tank with KZ550, which is already located on the modified frame.
Feathers in Traverse been underestimated, the rear shock absorbers are replaced by 30cm. this change made it possible to achieve the necessary klirinsa. Klipony través placed on top. With the help of friends from the Do The Ton work on the bike was completed, some time later, ending the suspension tuning, Paul gathered his backpack and went to Los Angeles. The way there and back was 5000 miles that you will agree is not enough for the 35-year-old motorcycle. So Wing the Gold – Cafe Racer found so to speak a second life.

GL2017 Gold Wing

GL2017 Gold Wing

GL2017 Gold Wing

GL2017 Gold Wing

GL2017 Gold Wing

GL2017 Gold Wing


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