Honda CX500 cafe racer kit

By Bertie Simmonds, 25 August 2013

This is the new Roadster kit for the Honda CX500 which includes frame conversion parts, leather-covered seat, glass fibre seat moulding, front mudguard moulding, exhaust downpipes, rear hugger, battery box, radiator cover, instrument housings, headlamp brackets and full instructions...

All this enables the home-builder to make a cool custom roadster, without the need for a fully equipped workshop.

Price is £875 and you can get more information from: www.caferacerkits.co.uk, 07854 098088

• RD sidestand modifying kit
If you’ve got an RD model with aftermarket exhausts you may have issues with your sidestand/ground clearance. If so, HVCcycle has the answer. These guys say: “Since we now sell our own line of exhaust systems, we did not want to leave our customers scratching their heads trying to figure out a way to allow the side stand to fit with expansion chambers. So we sat down and came up with a solution that will be easy to install, maintain our high quality standards and, most importantly, work.” These should work with any aftermarket spannies on the following models: Yamaha DS7/R5, RD250/RD350, RD400 and RD400F.

More information from: www.hvccycle.net

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