CLASSIC CARS & MOTORCYCLES Coches y motos clásicos
Cafe Race With a simple approach to your custom build will add years to your bike for the simple reason less is more. This reasoning has lost itself on the American public for the simple reason that big business in american makes us think that bigger is better and more is better. This fact has never been true. The motorcycle and scooter are still simple transportation for the masses.
If anyone can turn a Harley Sportster into a fire-breathing high-performance machine, it’s Richard Pollock of Mule Motorcycles. ‘Web Surfer’ is a nod to the waves, with a painstakingly crafted balsa wood seat base. The bike is running a modified Sportster frame, Ducati 900SS/SP forks and Kawasaki wheels.
According to the Bonhams auction notes, “Ear-splittingly noisy, the supercharged split-single ‘Deeks’ eventually overcame reliability problems to become the dominant force in 250cc racing in the late 1930s.” This bike was discovered in East Germany, and has a 175cc motor, probably built around 1929. The rest of the bike was put together later, “at a time when they were using bits of broken Messerschmitts to fix motorcycles.”