Kawasaki W800 by LSL
The stock W800 is a well-balanced all-rounder, so LSL has left the core of the bike alone. But they’ve upgraded the triple trees and front brakes, and fitted braided hose. They’ve also put the rear of the bike on a diet with a slimmer seat, old-style shocks and a shorter fender. A matt red tank and black Krümmerband (heat wrap) completes the look. Head over to LSL’s Clubman site for more retro-themed builds, and check out our feature on the custom Triumph Scrambler they helped to build for the Tridays show.
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Kawasaki Z1000 by Lossa Engineering
Another absolutely stunning motorcycle coming from Lossa Engineering – this time it’s the 2012 Kawasaki Z1000 naked custom! Built for Eric Bostrom, while paying a tribute to recently passed Gary Nixon, the brief was fairly simple – to make the new bike look like the old school Kawasaki race bike.
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Kawasaki Z1000 Cafe Racer Custom
In the 70s and 80s, Georges Martin was one of Europe’s most prolific frame and component manufacturers. Based in Les Sables-d’Olonne, a picturesque seaside town in western France, he built almost 6,000 frames for custom and racing motorcycles. He’s still an iconic figure on the continental scene, and this new café racer is a tribute to his skills. It was built by Alan Bernard of Santiago Chopper to rekindle his old passions of racing motorcycles and Kawasaki in particular.
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