Return of the Cafe Racers - The BIG BOYS

The BIG BOYS

There's no denying that Guzzis and BWMs have the biggest, bulkiest looking engines of all the motorcycle manufacturers (not to say there aren't others that come close). The huge side protruding cylinders seen on several models from each manufacturer look bulky and cumbersome but they are beautiful beasts. So to convert one…


There’s no denying that Guzzis and BWMs have the biggest, bulkiest looking engines of all the motorcycle manufacturers (not to say there aren’t others that come close). The huge side protruding cylinders seen on several models from each manufacturer look bulky and cumbersome but they are beautiful beasts. So to convert one of these bikes in to a lean Cafe Racer seems almost impossible…but of course it has been done and done well. Check out these monstrous Big Boys of the Cafe Racer world.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Smith 001 – Woidwerk BMW R Nine T

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