A Canary Cafe Racer

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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by El Vikingo Tropical » Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:19 pm

shebee wrote:
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:35 am
Definitely a Labour of love... hope he weather is go for the relaunch! :revrev:
Well that’s true I can’t deny it :mrgreen:

The engine “popped” in this afternoon
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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by El Vikingo Tropical » Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:09 pm

I really think that the cagiva sp 525 is one of the most well looking bikes.
How about the SP 525 faring on my Raptor 1000 :woot: ????
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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by andybaggies » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:41 am

How about the SP 525 faring on my Raptor 1000 :woot: ????
Hmmm.... as long as it doesn't hide the lovely yellow frame.

Unless the whole thing is gonna be yellow :)

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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by El Vikingo Tropical » Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:51 am

andybaggies wrote:
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:41 am
How about the SP 525 faring on my Raptor 1000 :woot: ????
Hmmm.... as long as it doesn't hide the lovely yellow frame.

Unless the whole thing is gonna be yellow :)
Maybe I have to make a new raptor protect for this....
I liked this naked at it is,
Yesterday I made the first road ride with the rebuilt engine, It sound and pull great at low rew, Some KM more and I will pull up to redline to see what’s it like with the higher compression pistons from the TLR...
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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by shebee » Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:40 pm

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: Looks lovely! :revrev:
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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by El Vikingo Tropical » Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:26 pm

After this days ride I have now completed 400km after the engine rebuilt, Whata lovely bike to ride :P
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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by Trevor68 » Mon Dec 09, 2019 5:25 am

Hey nice of you to realise I live downunder and post pictures I can read properly! :haha:

Good looking bike too, do you think it's up on horsepower a bit with the higher compression?

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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by andybaggies » Mon Dec 09, 2019 5:42 pm

What a lovely bike to ride :P
Yeah, I've just got back from my commute in the dark & cold and at some point it'll always put a smile on my face. Lovely jubbly torque for easy speed :D
do you think it's up on horsepower
Talking of which do you reckon it's up on torque as well?

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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by El Vikingo Tropical » Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:38 pm

I don’t know how much more torque/hp but the now it’s very easy going with the front wheel up in the air..
This in combination with the rear Öhlins the bike is nervous as I like but controllable all time,
I’m available leaving black lines at the tarmac going out of curves lifting front wheel at same time now, before I had big problems controlling the rear end as the R1 shocker was stiff as a rock, giving the feeling I was close of a high end several times, until I did one and flue..
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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by El Vikingo Tropical » Sun Dec 15, 2019 8:17 pm

I had a great day out today with a friend, from 08:00 to 19:30h hundreds of turns and thousands of gear changes I’m back at home, my home body is akin, what a great day :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by shebee » Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:44 am

Looks amazing (and sunny!) 8)
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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by nickst4 » Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:26 am

shebee wrote:
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Looks amazing (and sunny!) 8)
But why is there a ?Suzuki SV centre-stage? Whatever; I'd trade a day in the Canaries for a week of wet muddy weather in Norfolk, UK. Alright, let's be generous, a month at least... :nod:

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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by El Vikingo Tropical » Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:34 pm

nickst4 wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:26 am
shebee wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:44 am
Looks amazing (and sunny!) 8)
But why is there a ?Suzuki SV centre-stage? Whatever; I'd trade a day in the Canaries for a week of wet muddy weather in Norfolk, UK. Alright, let's be generous, a month at least... :nod:

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The reason of the SV is that I built this one and this was the first day out at the local twisty mountain rods for the bike and also for the owner..
But we made our way down to the coast again without incidences.
If you come over her rent a bike, let me know and I can show where to go.
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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by shebee » Wed Dec 18, 2019 5:13 pm

Ok ... where do i need to get a hotel (which town/area?). Easy car distance from the airport 8). Not manic party area, not full of kids, scenery is good, on the beach not essential ? Xx.
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Re: A Canary Cafe Racer

Post by El Vikingo Tropical » Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:47 pm

If I was a tourist over here I would choose the capital (Las Palmas), Why?
1. Better food
2. Nice beach
3. Concerts
4. Cheaper


Against the capital, the wether is more unstable (but still mostly good and if not half hour of highway and you are at the tourist area.

If you are more about the countryside it’s a lot of beautiful hoses for rent more faraway but with all needed confort as barbecues, swimming pools etc..

It’s about what you like most, as I told I’m happy to help if I can
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