Practical Sportsbikes (UK) - - Ps World -

It says Du­cati on the tank, and the en­gine in this Nuno Capelo cre­ation is in­deed a Pan­tah unit, but its orig­i­nal home was a lowly Ca­giva Alaz­zurra. Clever stuff we like in this build in­cludes the one-piece seat unit (cre­ated on a 3D prin­ter then fash­ioned by hand in steel, for strength). And it runs un­der the fuel tank in one neat line to dove­tail with the fair­ing’s lower run. Forks, as many a beady-eyed

PS reader will spot, are YZF-R1; hubs are Yamaha Ténéré. But it’s the joy­ous lack of com­po­nen­try that re­ally lifts this build above its con­tem­po­ries. Nicely done Nuno.

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