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Federal Moto's Chicago shop whips up their first cafe racer

The bike builder's American counterpart impressed with a sleek and simplified cafe racer.
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The Canadian bike builder is opening a new shop in Chicago and to mark the occasion they've created their first classic cafe racer from an old BMW R100. The bike gets a pretty thorough revamp with a back to basics design that is updated with a front fender, airbox hole cover, and a redesigned subframe. 

A short leather seat with an integrated LED features a tail light and turn signals and below it sits a rebuilt motor with Mikuni VM34 carbs, brass screened velocity stacks, and twin mufflers in stainless steel. Other details include a Tommaselli throttle, Brooks leather grips, Goodridge brake lines, Avon RoadRiders tires.

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