Return of the Cafe Racers - Kawasaki W650 Cafe Racer

Kawasaki W650 Cafe Racer

Winter has not been kind to my bike. I made the move to Melbourne in Jan and moved in to a place that doesn't have an under cover parking space. My bike cover has been beaten by the weather and as a result now leaks. I took the cover off last week…

 

Winter has not been kind to my bike. I made the move to Melbourne in Jan and moved in to a place that doesn’t have an under cover parking space. My bike cover has been beaten by the weather and as a result now leaks. I took the cover off last week to discover water oxidization on all of my polished parts! I have also noticed that my petcock has developed a leak which will have to be fixed. So this weekend the bike is getting a tear down and prep ready for spring. I can’t wait to get the bike down on the great ocean road and enjoy the endless twistys.

I will post some new pics when she’s all cleaned up. Hopefully I will get a chance to finished the XS650 one of these days!

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