Return of the Cafe Racers - W650 Cafe Racer – On the road again

W650 Cafe Racer – On the road again

Well it's been 7 months since I purchased my W650 and started the Cafe Racer conversion. It's been a great experience and although it's still not 100% complete I've got the bike together and have started using it as my daily driver. I just had my major service (10,000km) performed by the…




Well it’s been 7 months since I purchased my W650 and started the Cafe Racer conversion. It’s been a great experience and although it’s still not 100% complete I’ve got the bike together and have started using it as my daily driver. I just had my major service (10,000km) performed by the guys at Kawasaki in Perth and they have told me that the bike is in great condition and all my work looks sound and the bike is safe…great news!

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