2/28/2009

Liquid Chrome - Chica custom motorcycles



"THERE ARE MANY WAYS A MAN CAN EXPRESS HIMSELF BUT THERE ARE NOT MANY THINGS I CAN DO. I HAVE FOUND SOMETHING ON WHICH I WILL POUR MY LIFE. I DO NOT KNOW IF I WILL MAKE IT TO THE END OF THE ROAD SO ALL I CAN DO IS RIDE TOWARD THAT PLACE. A MAN SHOULD TAKE PRIDE IN HIS WORK AND MY WORK GIVES ME CONFIDENCE. HAVING THE COURAGE TO STAND UP AND FACE MY DREAM IS THE ONLY WAY TO CAPTURE IT."


That's some pretty deep shit. All I know is I lovethese bikes from Chicara Motorcycles Japan. Stunning works or art which deserve to be ridden but will most likely hardly ever touch the road apart from on photo shoots. This first bike, the Chicara Classic Racer is built around a 1950 Japanese built, 500cc Meguro Racing Motor.


Year: 2008
Make:CHICARA MOTORCYCLES
Name of the bike
:©CHICARA ART® III CLASSIC
ENGINE
: 1950 Meguro Racing Motor 500cc 28ph/5500rpm OHV
Pistons: BSA/JP
Exhaust: CHICARA MOTORCYCLES
Oil pump: Honda XR250/15100-KCZ-950
Transmission
: 1950 TRIUMPH
Frame: CHICARA MOTORCYCLES Rigid Frame
Forks:
CHICARA MOTORCYCLES Original Rigid Fork
Shock Absorber: OHLINS
Custom accessories:
Gastank, Oil tank, Steering Bar, Headlamp, Primary cover, Brake&Clutch Levers, Oil Reserve Tank, Tailight, Belt Tensioner Kits, Chain Tensioner Kits, Kick Arm Kits
Front wheel: MTR-CYCLE CLINCHER 28"X3" COKER CLASSIC ALL BLACK RIB/28"X3"
Rear wheel
: MTR-CYCLE CLINCHER 28"X3" COKER CLASSIC ALL BLACK RIB/28"X3"
Design & Build: CHICARA nagata


Year: 2006
Make: 1939 Harley-Davidson U Motor
Name of the bike:©CHICARA ART® I CLASSIC
Engine
: Flathead 45˚V-twin 200cc(74ci)
Cams: Stock
Carburator: Linkert
Exhaust: CHICARA MOTORCYCLES Transmission: 1939 Stock
Gears: 3 spd
Trans Sprock: 1950 TRIUMPH
Frame: CHICARA MOTORCYCLES/CHICARA Original 3 Unit Frame Rigid Frame
Forks:
CHICARA MOTORCYCLES Original Rigid Fork
Suspension: CHICARA SUSPENSION SYSTEM
Custom accessories:
Gas tank, Oil tank, Steering Bar, Primary cover, Brake Lever, Tailight, Chain Tensioner Kits, Kick Arm Kits
Kickstand
: CHICARA MOTORCYCLES
Front wheel
: Early Steel Wheel /18"X21.5" FIRESTONE /4.00X18"
Rear wheel
: Early Steel Wheel /18"X21.5" FIRESTONE /4.50X18"
Brake: Stock Design & build:CHICARA nagata

Simply stunning.

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