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MotorcyclesCan A Café Racer Be Adorable? If It’s A Monkey, It Totally Can!

16:41  29 april  2019
16:41  29 april  2019 Source:   rideapart.com

This Custom Job Takes The Monkey Cool Factor To New Heights

This Custom Job Takes The Monkey Cool Factor To New Heights Meet the Z50 Baby Black Bomber. The Honda Monkey is a funky and cool little bike. Whether it’s the original Z50 or the all-new Monkey, it’s hard to find a cuter-looking bike. Returning to the lineup this year, the tiny 125-cc bike is hard to take seriously—except on a fun scale. With its perfectly retro look that’s been shrunk in the dryer, the Monkey is not only adorable, it’s also heaps of fun to ride on and whip around. Is there any way it could be any cooler? Well yes. Yes, there is.

This tiny café racer is one of the coolest builds yet. The work is that of Kitako, a Japanese manufacturer of aftermarket components for the Big Four’ s motorcycles. It pieced together the Monkey 125 Café for the Tokyo Motorcycle Show and brought the bike to the 12th Monkey Meeting in Tama

Can A Café Racer Be Adorable ? If It ’ s A Monkey , It Totally Can ! We want 20. It ' s Probably Time To Get Your Motorcycle Inspected. It ' s definitely good idea to give your bike a once-over anyway.

Can A Café Racer Be Adorable? If It’s A Monkey, It Totally Can!© RideApart.com Kitako Honda Monkey 125 Café Custom

We want 20.

Lucky for us, there’s no shortage of really awesome custom jobs out there we get to fawn over. Creative minds know no bounds when it comes to personalizing motorcycles. Every custom build represents a vision and there’s something truly fascinating and badass about it. Except when it comes to a custom Monkey—this is when we can’t help but go “d’aaaaw” over the stylish but inevitably cute designs. This Kitako build is no exception and no matter how awesome café racers are, this baby one makes us squee.

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‘ Monkey Racer ’ is based on the new Honda Monkey , which comes with a 125cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine, a four-speed ‘box, and 12-inch wheels. The cockpit is much cleaner too. The bars and risers are gone, the top yoke is blacked out, and clip-ons lower the riding position to a café racer

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This Custom Job Takes The Monkey Cool Factor To New Heights

With its tiny frame, straightforward build, and minimalistic setup, the Honda Monkey 125 is a bike that offers an excellent blank canvas for shops to get creative with. While most jobs we’ve documented so far have more or else preserved the tiny bike’s naked silhouette, this custom takes everything that makes a café racer badass and downsizes it to a Monkey size. The result is this absolutely adorable retro racer with a bubble fairing and clip ons.

The work is that of Kitako, a Japanese manufacturer of aftermarket components for the Big Four’s motorcycles. It pieced together the Monkey 125 Café for the Tokyo Motorcycle Show and brought the bike to the 12th Monkey Meeting in Tama, Japan where the bike was documented by our colleagues over at Young Machine.

Custom 3D Printed Honda Monkey

Custom 3D Printed Honda Monkey Did you know you can 3D print Aluminum with lasers? You do now. I have long thought that the next big explosion in motorcycle parts, both custom and all the stock parts that are no longer available from the manufacturers, would come in 3D printed form. But this is a giant step above plastic and a home 3D printer. Custom InspirationCheck Out This Gorgeous Custom BonnevilleMagnificent Photos Of A Custom Ducati 350 VIBA, a French design firm, has concocted some fantastic bolt-on parts for, of all things, a modern Honda Monkey.

What happens when you pay two monkeys unequally? You can change this preference below.

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Can A Café Racer Be Adorable? If It’s A Monkey, It Totally Can!© RideApart.com Kitaco Honda Monkey 125 Café Custom

The company fitted the bike with small 10-inch wheels, replacing the original 12. The cowl was custom-designed for the purpose of this, however, according to Young Machine, the piece could make it to production. The tiny bike also received a 181cc NEO bore-up kit. Suspension at the back has been swapped for a pair of blue shocks with reservoirs and the exhaust tip has been replaced with a Kitako component. The paint scheme has been made to look like sheets of metal riveted together with an overlaying cherry blossom motif.

Can A Café Racer Be Adorable? If It’s A Monkey, It Totally Can!© RideApart.com Kitaco Honda Monkey 125 Café Custom

The result is a Monkey that looks like it dressed up as a grown up. That makes us want to get your hands on a tiny retro Honda and see where imagination will take us. Considering that brand-new, the bike sells for under $4,000, we're not being too unreasonable.

Source: Young Machine

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You can get these retro styles fresh from the factory. Whether you’re a purist, casual admirer, or serious buyer looking at the wide range of current production cafe-racer offerings, you’d have to admit this current collection is pretty damn cool. Snobs may turn their noses up at these factory-produced bikes looking to capture retro aesthetics, but that’s their prerogative. We, on the other hand, absolutely love seeing brands looking to experiment with the boundaries of what the cafe genre is capable of, not just where it’s been.

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