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Battery Relocation (Step Two)

January 28, 2018 battery

I don’t own a welder. Then again, it wouldn’t matter if I did or not, as I can’t really weld. Sure, I can lay down a bead and hold two pieces of steel together, but it is not going to be pretty. While fabricating anything, let alone a custom motorbike without this basic tool or skill probably seems like a bad idea… it also forces me to be more creative within my limitations. So, I grabbed some metal, bolts, nuts,Read More

Battery Relocation (Step One)

January 10, 2018 battery

I think what interests me most about a cafe racer style bike are their simple, clean and open lines. The best ones are minimal. Nothing but what is required for the motor to turn fuel into fire and for the bike to tear down the road. The ZZR1200 however is a long way from that. Liquid cooled means a massive radiator. Add an oil cooler to that as well. The motor itself isn’t very detailed and very much just aRead More