At only 7 months old Cafe Racer SSpirit is one of the new kids on the block in Spain's custom motorcycle scene. With the likes of Spanish based El Solitario, Cafe Racer Dreams and Valtoron to compete with they've got their work cut out for them, but their off to a great start with a portfolio of almost 10 cool custom builds to their name. Their goal with this, their latest build was was to create a powerful and iconic bike and Honda's CB900 Bol D´Or provided the perfect base. "It looks awesome in stock form and it´s a piece of motorcycling history. We just wanted to give the bike a refresh."
Up front the rider now steers via a set of Tarozzi clip on bars that wear the bear minimum. Levers, Biltwell grips, 2 functional buttons, a sinle mirror and a shift indicator are all you'll find. The original, chunky plastic dials have also been replaced by a smaller retro styled speedometer and a 5 inch, Bates style headlight sits nestled between the fork tubes. Both the front and rear fenders were chopped to a minimum functional length and a new wiring loom was made from scratch.
After a clean up the engine was tuned to make the most of a 4-into-1 Marving Racing exhaust system. A mix of raw and saint black finishes were then applied to the rest of the bikes components before the whole lot was bolted back together again. In recognition of the Bol D'Or's historic status the SSpirit team opted to keep the original paint scheme, adding their own touch by finishing the paint with a satin clear coat. Stay tuned for more great bikes here on Return of the Cafe Racers from Cafe Racer SSpirit in the coming months.
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