Return of the Cafe Racers - The Falcon Kestrel in LA

The Falcon Kestrel in LA

Falcon motorcycles have just released this video of their latest creation the Kestrel."Ian Barry's Kestrel Falcon motorcycle in the LA River. The Kestrel was custom built around the engine of a unit Triumph. Cylinders, frame, exhaust, tanks, handlebars, levers, seat... everything except half the engine designed and made in house. Find out…

 

Falcon motorcycles have just released this video of their latest creation the Kestrel.

“Ian Barry’s Kestrel Falcon motorcycle in the LA River. The Kestrel was custom built around the engine of a unit Triumph. Cylinders, frame, exhaust, tanks, handlebars, levers, seat… everything except half the engine designed and made in house. Find out more here: http://www.falconmotorcycles.com/

The video has a real 70’s feel with the pshycadelic sound track and the erratic camera work. Think Doors feat Easy Riders. What I like about the video the most though is the close up shots of the bike. It’s great to be able to see all the detail they have caught using the Canon DSLRs.
But I think I prefer the previous video they released…there’s even a quick shot showing the Kestrel leaking oil! There’s no denying this cutom motorcycle is based on an old Triumph

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