Bike Of The Day: Moto Guzzi Le Mans III “Maschine 12” By Kaffeemaschine


Kaffeemaschine, a famend customized motorbike workshop, is thought for producing Moto Guzzi cafe racers which can be extremely wanted within the customized motorbike neighborhood because of their minimalist design and emphasis on efficiency and reliability. Their bikes have gained reputation throughout Germany, the USA, and past.

This specific construct began with a inventory Le Mans 3, a well-liked selection for cafe racer lovers worldwide. The challenge was commissioned by William Connor, a Californian who desired a traditional ’60s cafe racer look with some fashionable options, resembling functioning brakes.

The workforce stripped the bike all the way down to its bolts and rebuilt the engine with 1040ccm pistons and cylinders, a balanced crank, a lightened flywheel and clutch, twin spark heads, a sport cam and valves, digital ignition, and new carburetors.

The body was modified and fitted with the newly rebuilt engine, a customized exhaust, and a home made WBO alloy gas tank. The seat was additionally handcrafted from leather-based to enrich the tank. To enhance efficiency and security, the entrance and rear brakes had been upgraded with fashionable pumps, stainless-steel traces, and a Kaffeemaschine rear torque help. The forks had been additionally enhanced with new tubes and FAC dampers.

So as to add a contemporary contact to the retro design, the workforce changed the unique analog gauges with a brand new Motogadget digital gauge, which has grow to be more and more well-liked within the customized motorbike neighborhood.

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As with all Kaffeemaschine builds, the eye to element is top-notch, main some to counsel that Moto Guzzi ought to think about hiring Axel and his workforce to develop their new mannequin line.

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