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This is a discussion on 1982 custom "built" cafe racer within the Craigslist/Ebay forums, part of the Caferacer.net Forums category; Geeto, That does not give hardly any fender clearance, does it? Maybe I am missing something? Jack...

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    Geeto,

    That does not give hardly any fender clearance, does it? Maybe I am missing something?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JackC View Post
    Geeto,

    That does not give hardly any fender clearance, does it? Maybe I am missing something?

    Jack
    Take a good look at that rear fender:

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    It doesn't look like it but it is actually massive. Notice that if you follow the edge of the tire around that it probably only comes up to the bottom of the fender support? There has to be at least 4 inches of travel above it for the tire to move. because of the design and how everything is proportioned it looks right but really those fenders have a lot of space and a deep sidewall. seriously look at how wide that side skirt it off the bike:



    I have heard of guys lowering their softails and hitting fender, but not on a stock bike inless you piled a 400 lb fat chick on the back and she blew out your shocks.
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    Thanks Geeto, but I was not clear that I was referring to the "cafe" bike pictured in the start of the the thread. If that fender is frame mounted it looks like it would rub the tire over every little bump. That is why I thought it was fasted to the sprung part of the rear end, not the frame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JackC View Post
    Thanks Geeto, but I was not clear that I was referring to the "cafe" bike pictured in the start of the the thread. If that fender is frame mounted it looks like it would rub the tire over every little bump. That is why I thought it was fasted to the sprung part of the rear end, not the frame.
    Hence why we are making fun of it.
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    I live in Richmond and see these Classified Moto bikes running around from time to time (TWD bike was one of theirs). I really don't pay much attention to them, mostly because i can't tell them apart with the extremely consistent signature look they give them. I applaud the guy for ditching his job in advertising to try something new and fun but the bikes...meh. Definitely worse bikes out there but just not my bag.

    This CB900F though, its pretty terrible. Changing parts for the sake of changing parts is what I see.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pampadori View Post
    I live in Richmond and see these Classified Moto bikes running around from time to time (TWD bike was one of theirs). I really don't pay much attention to them, mostly because i can't tell them apart with the extremely consistent signature look they give them. I applaud the guy for ditching his job in advertising to try something new and fun but the bikes...meh. Definitely worse bikes out there but just not my bag.

    This CB900F though, its pretty terrible. Changing parts for the sake of changing parts is what I see.
    What CB900F?
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    Quote Originally Posted by o1marc View Post
    What CB900F?
    my bad, i meant the CB750F in the first post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jaguar View Post
    Looks like fun!

    Never thought I'd see a duc sport bike running around on dirt trails. Wtf

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    I've seen some stupid crap in my time, but damn. What a complete waste. Whoever had the idea to do this needs a serious beat down.
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    I think that Daryl's bike is supposed to be a scrambler. It has that post apocalypse look for sure
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