Michelle’s Custom GS450 Cafe Racer

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Michelle is a lady rider and cafe racer enthusiast from South Africa.

Her gorgeous custom 1980 Suzuki cafe racer was built by Custom Worx (website) in 2012, later acquired by V Custom Cycles- a custom bike shop located in Centurion, Gauteng.

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The classic lines of the cafe racer design with the powdercoated stock GS wheels is just fantastic.

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Michelle was happy with the performance of the bike before taking it to Custom Worx for a revamp. Clip ons, a shortened tail, matte pearl white paint job and red racing stripe are a few of the details.

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She added Steve McQueen’s old racing number 278 to the tail and her helmet, an ode to the king of cool.

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Photography by Nolan Lister.

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