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Old 09-30-2010, 09:02 PM   #12 (permalink)
Moderate your Moderation.
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So right now, I'm looking at a Ducati GT1k front end (maybe, already bought it though), a round cafe tail, custom mounted rearsets in place of the passenger pegs, and clip-on handles, with ZX6 (16") alloy wheels. I'm adding weight to the design, unfortunately, but it'll look and feel more modern with those parts installed, and I'll have hydraulic brakes and more modern street tires instead of the things that are on it now.

I may or may not run a cafe fairing. Still haven't decided.

I also managed to get the carb cleaned out, just need to replace some gaskets, and put a pipe on it, oil and filter, and some gas, and it should be ready to fire up.

The cafe conversion is aerodynamic, at least... it lessens frontal area because of the leaning position.
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