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Ace Cafe Racer
As is widely acknowledged, a Cafe Racer is
a unique breed of motorcycle that brings
together the core elements of speed, handling,
style and sheer fun
A Cafe Racer has always been a very personal
affair for its rider, and though hardly any two
machines will look the same, through the last fifty
years they have all followed on one idea
Inspired by all who have contributed to the Cafe
Racer style in the last half century, we take pride
in announcing a very personal affair by introducing
the Ace Cafe Racer built by Stonebridge Motor Co
Ace 1200CR Street Special
"Built in England and Powered by America". Timeless lines and raw power combined with effortless handling and exhilarating performance, the Ace 1200CR Street Special is a Limited Edition bespoke motorcycle built in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, by the custom and speed shop Krazy Horse, in a collaboration with Ace Cafe London's Stonebridge Motor Company celebrating this years twin anniversaries of Harley-Davidson, it being their 110th, and having originally opened in 1938, the 75th of the Ace!
Based on the iconic V-Twin engine from Milwaukee USA, the four cam 1200cc gas-flowed, ported, polished and tuned motor, producing 78bhp & 82lb ft torque, is housed in a bronze welded, nickel plated and especially fabricated, legendary and ever popular "featherbed" wideline style frame of seamless, cold drawn T45 carbon manganese steel tubing, renowned for its lightweight, strength and stability.
Fully detailed with high gloss black powder coated cylinder heads, primary cover, cut down timing case and an Ace Cafe Racer points cover, the normally aspirated engine draws air in through a traditional "bell mouth" on a S&S Cycles Super E carburettor, fitted with a K-Tech choke, and breathes out via a polished stainless steel hand-built two-into-one-into-two tuned exhaust system with megas!
Feeding the engine's hungry Wiseco forged pistons, courtesy Crane roller rockers, is an Andrews N4 profile camshaft lifting Black Diamond valves, with "single fire" spark ignition, powered by a "single fire" coil, provided by the highly regarded H4 system from Crane. A Kevlar 6-plate Barnett performance clutch makes sure that power in transferred smoothly to the 5-speed gearbox. The sprockets, carrying a heavy duty 530 triple S O-ring chain, deliver power to the wheels via PBI alloy 48 tooth rear and 23 tooth front sprockets, which team up with gear ratios at 10.407 for 1st gear, 7.436 for 2nd, 5.53 for 3rd, 4.583 for 4th and 5th, top gear at 3.93 making for a quick bike.
Goodridge "carbon black" brake lines and stainless steel fittings hook up the special lightweight black anodised Ace callipers, 6 piston front and 4 piston at rear, machined from 6082-T6 aluminium by Harrison Billet, with a pair of 11 inch laser cut, diamond ground finish, induction hardened stainless steel "wavy" contour discs providing race track performance braking.
The complimentary efficient and effective suspension consisting of polished 39mm conventional telescopic forks, with classic black rubber gaiters protecting the stanchions, is fitted with progressively wound springs from Progressive Suspension - eliminating end sag and reducing dive. At the back is a pair of dialled-in, emulsion type, Ohlins S36E twin shocks with mechanical pre-load spring adjusters.
Laced with stainless steel spokes, the polished aluminium hubs and 17 inch Morad TR type reinforced aluminium rims, front at 3.00" and a 4.25" at the rear, wearing Metzeler Lasertec tyres of the newest high silica materials and compound technology, with a classic tread pattern design ensuring effective water dispersal for safe wet riding and long lasting mileage, all combines to ensure that the bike is "sure-footed" and handles as well as it goes!
With a single black seat at just 30 inches high, 7 inch headlight, "Blackeye" back light, 3.5 gallon "Manx" aluminium fuel tank and 8.45 pint oil tank, both with 13 coats of House of Colour primer, paint and lacquer, finished in a deep gloss black paint and equipped with clip-on bars with integral bar end indicators, machined Storz rear-set foot pegs and an analogue rev counter with built in digital speedometer, by Motogadget, mounted on the polished aluminium top yoke, all weighing in, with fluids at only a little over 385lbs on an axle to axle wheelbase of 4ft 8", this bike is light, nimble and fast - it's a cafe racer!
Type - air cooled 45 degree V-twin
Bore/stroke - 3.5 inches / 3.812 inches
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system - carburettor size Super E
Gearbox - 5-speed – ratios:
1st at 10.407
2nd at 7.436
3rd at 5.53
4th at 4.583
5th at 3.93
Front 23 tooth
Rear 48 tooth
Chain – type Triple S "O" Ring size 530
Front 17 x 3.00"
Rear 17 x 4.35"
Front Metzeler 110/70/17
Rear Metzeler 150/70/17
Sealed High Performance 12v 12Amp Battery - 210 Cranking Amps
Dimensions 5.9 x 3.4 x 5.7 inches
Paint - House of Colour
Primer coats x 3
KO - seal coats x 3
Black base coats x 3
Lacquer coats x 4
Weight 385lbs 12.944oz
Height to seat 2ft 6"
Length 4ft 8.75"
Power 78bhp at 5200rpm
82lb ft torque at 4000rpm
Price: £22,725 Inc.of VAT
Ace 1200CR Street Special with standard 1200cc engine does not include:
Wiseco forged pistons
Andrews N4 profile camshaft
Crane roller rockers
Gas-flowed cylinder heads
N.B. HD 1200 Sportster engine as standard produces 64bhp at 5200rpm & 69lb ft torque a 4000rpm
Price: £20,795 Inc.of VAT
Ace 904S Thruxton Special
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Hinckley Triumph and built by T3 Racing in conjunction with Ace Cafe London's Stonebridge Motor Company, the Ace 904S Thruxton Special brings together the timeless lines of the classic British motorcycle with state-of-the-art hi-tech and modern high performance.
Other than the chassis, and with no aftermarket or commercially available parts being used, every component has been specifically manufactured for the Ace 904S over a two year development programme.
The electronic dashboard, designed by HM Quickshifter, features a full digital display with revolutions, road speed, engine temp and gear position. Also displaying fault codes, warning symbols and is fully programmable to include shift lights. (Includes backlight for night display).
The engine is a 904cc big bore kit with high lift cams, lightened generator and a polished and ported cylinder head. The 'carburettors' are fuel injection units, modified from 36mm to 39mm with T3's own 'butterflys'. RPM being raised to 8500, the bike also features a HM Quickshifter.
Front and rear suspension is designed and engineered by Nitron, an Oxford based British manufacturer, with 53mm bespoke front fork units, with 20mm cartridge kits to each leg, nitride coated stanchions, triple lower clamp and engraved upper clamp all made from aircraft spec 7750 aluminium. The forks feature fully adjustable preload, compression and rebound.
The bespoke rear shocks include high/low speed compression, rebound, reload as well as adjustable ride height.
Front and rear wheels are bespoke to carry 17 inch 120 and 160 Michelin Power One tyres. Braking is by 320mm discs and specially designed six piston calipers from ISR.
Handmade stainless steel exhaust pipes ensure an authentic and very British sound.
Paintwork by Darren Horton Designs - all logos are airbrushed.
The Ace 904S Thruxton Special, a limited edition, individually numbered series of 15 bikes.
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Ace 675CR Street Triple Special
Built by Jack Lilley Ltd, West London's renowned and long established Triumph dealer in collaboration with Ace Cafe London's Stonebridge Motor Company to celebrate to 10th anniversary of the legendary cafe having fully reopened, as a Limited Edition series of 10 individually numbered machines, the Ace 675CR Street Triple Special is based on Triumph's popular and highly successful Street Triple R, a global hit since its introduction in 2008.
The Ace 675CR is a Street Triple R with more spec, style and attitude! The torque and sound of the liquid cooled 12-valve triple cylinder motor, running through heat-wrapped exhaust down pipes and Arrow end cans, combined with a close ratio 6-speed gear box and equipped with Triumph's Quickshifter, produces performance and agility that makes for an exciting and exhilarating ride.
Individually numbered and with bespoke "Ace" graphics and paintwork to include to seat and radiator cowls, belly pan and to the lightweight five-spoke cast 17" aluminium wheels applied by finish experts Altamuma of Camberley, Surrey, each of the 10 machines is fitted with a host of German TUV compliant performance parts from LSL, adjustable rear-sets, clip-ons, grips and levers, mirrors, brake reservoirs (front and rear), "tail tidy", crash protectors (forks, swingarm, clutch & frame) and, in true cafe racer style, a single, powerful 7" halogen 60/55 headlight.
Top notch fully adjustable race spec Kayaba front and rear suspension, "hugger" protected Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa shod wheels, confidence inspiring four piston radial calliper brakes and twin floating discs up front, all combine to make the Ace 675CR Special a great ride on the twisties!
Engine & Transmission
Type: Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3 cylinder
Bore/Stroke: 74.0 x 52.3mm
Fuel System: Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
Exhaust: Stainless steel 3 into 1 into 2 exhaust system with twin high level polished stainless steel silencers
Final Drive: O ring chain
Clutch: Wet, Multi-plate
Gearbox: 6-speed, close ratio
Oil Capacity: 3.5. litres (0.9 US gals)
Chassis, Running Gear and Displays
Frame: Aluminium beam twin-spar
Swingarm: Braced, twin-sided, cast aluminium alloy
Front: Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 3.5in
Rear: Cast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 5.5in
Front: 120/70 ZR 17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa
Rear: 180/55 ZR 17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa
Front: Kayaba 41mm upside down forks, 120mm travel
Rear: Kayaba monoshock with piggy back reservoir adjustable for rebound & compression damping, 130mm rear wheel travel
Front: Twin 308mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston radial calipers
Rear: Single 220mm disc, Nissin single piston caliper
LCD multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, trip computer, analogue tachometer, lap timer, gear position indicator and programmable gear change light and clock
Dimensions and Capacities
Length: 2030mm (79.9i in)
Width (handlebars): 755mm (29.7 in)
Height (without mirrors): 1110mm (43.7 in)
Seat Height: 805mm (31.7 in)
Wheelbase: 1410mm (55.5 in)
Fuel Tank Capacity/Efficiency: 17.4 litres (4.6 US gals)
Wet Weight (ready to ride): 189kg (416 lbs)
Performance (measured at crankshaft to 95/1/EC)
Maximum Power: 106PS / 105bhp / 78 kW @ 11700rpm
Maximum Torque: 68Nm ' 50 ft.lbs @ 9200rpm
33MPG City / 51 MPG Highway *Estimated from fuel economy tests on a sample motorcycle conducted under ideal laboratory conditions. Actual mileage may vary based upon personal riding habits, weather, vehicle condition, and other factors.
On The Road: £12,999.00
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"LITTTLE MISS DYNAMITE"
Before introducing the bike - tech-spec and some
pictures - we wish to express our deepest feelings of
loss and remembrance of one truly 'Ace' person
The Ace Cafe Racer carries her name
"LITTLE MISS DYNAMITE"
Frame: StoMoCo Featherbed 'Super' Wideline
Engine: S&S 100ci SB Sportster 1650cc
Gearbox: 6-speed Baker XL
Rubber: 120 front - 160 rear
Dyno Report (Urbane Racing):
105lbs/sq ft + 135bhp @ rear wheel @ 75% throttle
140mph @ 5000rpm in 5th gear