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Cafe Racer Wing

Post by Sidcar » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:00 pm



I like the bike but not the price!

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/273654739973?ul_noapp=true

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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by Sadanorakman » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:11 pm

But if it comes with that beautiful woman, then it's worth every penny!

In all seriousness though, what a craking bike... Very tastefully done!

...And I appreciate the quality of the photography too!
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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by dingdong » Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:44 pm

He just needs to move the comma one digit to the left and he may have the actual value. Wish in one hand and ..............in the other......... It's still a 76 gl1000.
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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by mterraci » Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:06 pm

Nice bike, but doesn't look quite as comfortable as your average Goldwing. Might last 20 miles on it, lol.

It is a beautiful machine though.

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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by landisr » Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:01 pm

Just curious; what is the price? I couldn't find it in the ad..
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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by Sadanorakman » Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:53 pm

landisr wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:01 pm
Just curious; what is the price? I couldn't find it in the ad..
£29,995. GBP Yes you read it right.... That's $38,569 USD to you sir.

...Or you could buy yourself a brand new 2019 GL1800 dct tour if you preferred, and have $10,000 change!
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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by landisr » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:58 pm

Wow. Thanks. :shock:

I wonder if he/they are willing to share his/their happy pills. :lol:
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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by brettchallenger » Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:52 pm

I surely cannot be the only one who thinks this is an awful, dreadful concoction.
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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by Sadanorakman » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:45 pm

Sorry Bretchallenger, but I actually think its really tastefully done! Furthermore there are idiots out there for whom £30K is peanuts to pay for a piece of art. Someone's probably stupid enough to buy it!
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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by Wolfie666 » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:16 am

My version of a Cafe Racer... well... er... more Lounge Racer...
The one I just retired...


to be building this...




although also working on this...



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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by ekvh » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:37 am

Someone at NGW coined the GLs buffet racers. I like it.

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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by eklimek » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:40 am

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, especially as it feeds your vanity. Most of us have at some time or other fallen for looks. I admire the effort and execution more than the outcome.

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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by Wolfie666 » Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:05 am

"especially as it feeds your vanity
I like that comment...
But Some of us like the idea of having a personalized motorcycle, not just a cookie cutter bike.
Some of us want more performance out of our machines.
And some of us just doesn't like the big fairing hanging out on the front.
And then... some of us just like building motorcycles... like me... keeping it around 10...

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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by eklimek » Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:31 am

Yep, I get it, some of us just like building them


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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by samellring » Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:51 pm

Wait, what? The girl does NOT come with the bike? I thought that was why it was so highly priced! :lol:
Definitely, a well produced bike.
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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by landisr » Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:00 pm

In the long run, the bike would be cheaper..... :lol:
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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by Sadanorakman » Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:34 pm

landisr wrote:
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:00 pm
In the long run, the bike would be cheaper..... :lol:
And the goldwing would never leave you for your best mate!

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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by Soupcat 1920 » Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:44 pm

I think it’s an awesome piece of workmanship! I bought two incomplete non running 1975 1000’s and have made one complete running stock Goldwing. Now what to do with the other, it does run but needs lots of parts to put it back to stock. This build has inspired me although Right off the bat I seem to be short three major components, time , money, and talent! Actually I’m leaning towards a scrambler version

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Re: Cafe Racer Wing

Post by ekvh » Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:54 pm

Careful there, Soupcat, it can be addicting.



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