BANDUNG, NNC - Throughout 2018, one of the most favorite style ofmotorbike modifications was the Cafe Racer. The indication could be seen at the Barbeque Ride antique motorbike exhibition held in April 2018 which was attended by thousands of Cafe Racer motorcyles.
The characteristics of the Cafe Racer motorbike can be seen from its minimalist appearance, which is the 1950s Grand Prix motorcycles.
D&G Garage Workshop owner, Derry Darmawan said, Cafe Racer style modification can be customized using other types of motorcycles such as Honda Tiger, Suzuki Thunder and other large motors.
"Here you can have the Cafe Racer or Chopper model. But mostly Cafe Racer because the style was a hit throughout 2018. I have modified more for 20 motorbikes in the last year," said Derry Darmawan in Bandung, Wednesday (3/1/2019).
Cafe Racer usually has several characteristics such as the handlebar being parallel to the motorbike tank, and single sheet so it can only be driven by one person and the rear seat flanks the driver's seat.
Derry, who is only 19 years old, admitted that he could make three custom Cafe Racer motorbikes in one month with any type of frame following his customers’ wishes.
Cafe Racer motorbike’s price starts from IDR15,000,000 for a simple modification, if you want another style modification, of course the customer can spend more.
"At the Barbeque Ride event in April 2018, our modified motorbike happened to be a display on the show, the type was Yamaha XC 650 cc. It could sell for tens of millions," Derry said as quoted by Antara.