The best about a Harley is the one who rides it!
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They will never die. They will be kept in shape and passed on to their sons or daughters. Either American or British classic motorcycles are the favorite toys of their respective owners. Here it is Wichit from Hat Yai, who proudly owns this 1955 BSA M33. Sometimes it does not have to be a Harley.
Here they come
again, the Cafe Racers
Back in the fifties
English motorcycle enthusiasts changed their
classic English iron into cafe racers, lowered the weight of their
bikes by reducing unnecessary metal, and
mounted clip on handlebars,
to give the bike a decent sporty look.
Those guys truly were fed up with the bourgeois life of their surroundings. The heritage of
that era was upheld by guys like
Norman Hyde, MicK
Duckworth, The Ace Cafe, and
even Willie G. Davidson helped, when
he created the Harley Davidson 1000cc
XLCR cafe racer back
in 1977, as seen
here (uploaded to Wikipedia by
became an all time classic.
about this bike can be read
Today this era comes back to us, showing folks with great ambition, to make their private dreams of their own cafe racer will come through. Have a look at their facebook site.
Do electronics mean progress?
Today all new Harleys feature an electronic fuel injection system, besides the electronic ignition. Can you imagine how does it feel, when just one of these devices fail on the Great Northern Highway in Western Australia? No? You'd better switch to the old style carb, contacts, and as well as the old style auto advance mechanism, or move within the range of a Harley dealer, or just stay at home.
was the place for the those guys, who can't leave their bike home and even ride in steady drizzle. Sure they know what to expected at Rauchs Café: the best coffee in the town of Bremen, Germany. Unfortunally they went out of business. We want them back!