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Studio From The Sky

18 Guildford road

Brighton, East Sussex

BN1 3LU

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Tel: 07427488787

 

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August 31, 2018

The ninth instalment of my first cafe racer project on a budget.

First Road Test!


I took delivery of my original 1981 Kawasaki Z750 on Friday 23rd February 2018 and 181 days later on 17th August 2018 I took out my first custom built Cafe Racer for its road te...

August 8, 2018

The eighth instalment of my first cafe racer project on a budget.

Problem Solving! leaking carburettors, mis-firing, spongy brakes.


Progress has been slow over the last two months due to holiday and other competing projects and also trying to resolve some bui...

June 6, 2018

The seventh instalment of my first cafe racer project on a budget.

She Comes Alive! Wiring Loom & Rear-sets Finished, Carbs Overhauled


I've tackled one of my least favourite tasks over the last three weeks. I've rewired the bike and replaced most of the original wiring...

May 16, 2018

The sixth instalment of my first cafe racer project on a budget.

Restoring Parts, Front-end Assembly, Wheels & Tyres & New Exhaust System

A month has already passed since my last blog and during that time I've spent many hours restoring parts whilst waiting for two...

April 24, 2018

The fifth instalment of my first cafe racer project on a budget.

Tank Painted, Cleaning and Painting Engine and Frame Modifications 


In-keeping with the true spirit of the original cafe-racers, I'm still finding the best ways to do the most I can without throwing...

April 7, 2018

The forth instalment of my first cafe racer project on a budget.

Preparing the Frame, Fuel Tank and Side Panels


I mentioned in my last blog post that I would be trying to remove the dents from the Z1000 tank I purchased from eBay. Armed with some information I found on...

March 20, 2018

This is the third instalment on my first cafe racer project on a budget.

Unboxing Replacement Z1000 Tank


Not much progress to report in the past week so today I decided to post a short video of me unboxing the replacement Z1000 tank which has just arrived. It also give...

March 10, 2018

This is the second instalment on my first cafe racer project on a budget.

DIY Sand Blasting

Today was all about testing my DIY sandblasting set up. I watched several YouTube videos to work out if it would be possible to rig my own sandblaster and use it to prepare parts...

March 5, 2018

It has been an ambition of mine to build a Cafe Racer for quite some time. I am following Instagram posts, searching for inspiration on YouTube and so on. Anyone who has built a cafe racer / bobber or is thinking of building one will know, the price of a typical donor...