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Recycling the Suzuki GSX Thou

18 Dec

Classic bike recycling Buffalo style starts here with this old Suzuki GSX1000 from the late seventies —

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Four hours later she is stripped down to the bare frame —

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Next stage will be to ‘de-lug’ her where all the brackets needed on a road bike are cut off because this is going to be a racer just like her sister bike – the Wes Cooley Special seen here ‘hustling’ around Cadwell Park racing circuit —

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After de-lugging and strengthening, the old frame will be sent off to be powder-coated just like this one we did earlier from 1985 Yamaha FZ750 —

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Next stage is to turn the FZ750 into a replica of the Superbike that Eddie Lawson rode to first place at Daytona in 1986 —

Eddie Lawson Rep

and if we turn the clock back thirty five years or so we get Wes Cooley himself on the original Suzuki GSX1000 in AMA Superbike trim —

Wes Cooley


 

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