Cafe Racer "Lucy» Honda CB550K 2017


This small café racer with the modest name "Lucy" is the 15th kafeynikom counts workshop Hot Sake Cycles of Orlando, Florida. And I was very surprised that did not meet before their work, and all because HSC – this one guy named Shannon Hulker (Shannon Hulcher), worked as a teacher of biology at school, where by day he dissects frogs, and on in his garage evenings he takes up the motorcycle. Initially, Shannon did not set any timeframe, but after a conversation with his friend, who mentioned about the planned exhibition AIM Expo, work on the project has got its timing.

Cafe Racer Honda CB550K 2017

After searching for a suitable donor, which has become a motorcycle Honda CB550K 2017, Shannon began to work, and as usual he first delivered the bike of all superfluous, pursuing the main aim of the cafe racers – to make it as easy as possible. Then he changed the frame, repaired four row 550 cc SOHC engine, replaced the stock on carburetors Keihin 26mm and set a new shorter exhaust system 4-in-1 with a ceramic coating, ending with a stainless steel tip.

Cafe Racer Honda CB550K 2017

The fuel tank of the CB550 was replaced by a tank called «Lyta Sprint» by Legendary Motorcycles, to achieve harmony with the new fuel tank Shannon produced fiberglass seat, tail and wings cafe racer, ahead of established spotlight from Dime City Cycles, and the rear unit of the LEDs. For a more comfortable ride and the new rear wheel dampers installed Lester, 19th front and rear rd 18 were replaced.

Cafe Racer Honda CB550K 2017

Despite his busy schedule Shannon managed to finish his cafe racer time, just do not know whether he was able to get some reward for their participation in the exhibition.

Cafe Racer Honda CB550K 2017

Cafe Racer Honda CB550K 2017

Cafe Racer Honda CB550K 2017

Cafe Racer Honda CB550K 2017

Cafe Racer Honda CB550K 2017

Cafe Racer Honda CB550K 2017


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