Burly Brand resuscitates a 2003 Sportster 883 sitting in the corner of their garage into a sleek cafe racer that’s primed for rippin’ up city streets.
- Here's a picture of the Sportster before the Burly treatment, the long black cable used to test friction, its handlebars swapped out so many times its bottom clamp had shattered.
- A set of Burly 15-inch Stilleto Shocks anchor the rear of the Sportster cafe project.
- A set of Burly Brand cafe-style Clubman bars and a cool cowling found on eBay give the Sportster revamp proper cafe chops.
- Rockin' some Icon gear only seems natural for a bike that's built to shred city streets like the Burly Sportster Cafe Project bike.
- The Burly cafe racer is bred to be ridden hard. 'You can drop it into a corner and just rip out,' said Burly's David Zemla.
- Ergos were switched out on the Burly Sportster cafe project with the help of Chainsikle rearsets.
- Burly Brand breathes new life into an old in-house development bike, converting a 2003 Sportster 883 into this cherry cafe racer.
- David Zemla and Burly Brand are big fans of cafe racers but thought that many missed the true iconic component, so they created the Burly cafe race tail section.
- It's the little things that make a difference in a custom motorcycle, like the G-Bones Powell Peralta Chain Tensioner on the Burly Sportster Cafe Project.
- The Burly Sportster cafe sources a Joker Machine Clamp paired to Speed Merchant triple trees and pre-load fork adjusters.
- A Roland Sands Design fork brace was added to the front to give the fork even more stability.
- An RSD Morris Wheel in Black Ops wrapped in a Metzeler Marathon ME880 tire lead the way for the Burly Brand 883 Sportster Cafe Project.
- Clean and compact, the Boyle Custom Moto Air Cleaner is machined from 6061 aluminum and has a hand massage polished finish.