The seat was a one-off unit made by a guy that designs stuff like this for a
living - so the unfortunate thing is he's the one with the fiberglass tricks
and not me.
From your site I can tell you've seen "Glass from the Past."
You might want to look at airtech's offerings:
But their server appears to be down this morning.
I am considering some of this guy's offerings on an old Ducati single I'm
It's in Australia but the US dollar goes farther there.
Because I want to run the old Ducati single with a bumstop seat and no rear
fender on the street, I'm designing a tail light/ brake light/ turn signal
unit that is ultra small - only 1/2" extension beyond the license plate and
super bright - with license plate illumination included. I only have
photographs of the prototype as the refined product is in fabrication now:
One last thing - a guy that saw my seat tried to make his own copy and
documented it on a website:
That R5 will make a sweet café racer! Good luck to you!
Wednesday, May 26, 2004
Cool café mods
I had come across James Franzen’s unbelievably cool café Bimmer in my search for cool bikes. The Bimmer has a great one-off solo seat - I emailed him to inquire about it, as to how to go about making or finding a similar one. Here is his response: