In order to give a cafe racer look to your motorcycle, Remmotorcycle offers several models of cafe racer fairing so you can find the product that fits your bike.
What is a cafe racer fairing?
A cafe racer front fairing is a type of motorcycle fairing that is usually added to the front of a cafe racer motorcycle. It is designed to improve aerodynamics and reduce wind resistance, which can help increase speed and stability while riding.
Cafe racer front fairings are often made of fiberglass or plastic and can be painted to match the color of the bike.
It is usually attached to the bike with brackets and hardware and are designed to fit specific models of cafe racer bikes.
Some cafe racer front fairings also include a headlight or other lighting, while others are simply covers to enhance the appearance of the bike.
To have a cafe racer look, think of the cafe racer fairing!
To transform your bike into a real cafe racer, you need a front fairing. Indeed, this element, resulting from the competition, was adopted in the universe of the café racers because it allows a better aerodynamism of the motor bike. This has an impact on the performance of the motorcycle and thus gives you the advantage during a race.
Nowadays, café racers have front cafe racer fairings more for comfort and for the look.
We offer 2 different models of cafe racer fork heads, a shorter model and a larger model.
Both models are made of molded plastic and have a glass on top. Our cafe racer fairings are provided with brackets to be installed on the largest number of motorcycles (Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Moto guzzi, triumph etc.).
A model of cafe racer fork head made by hand, in aluminum, with extended sides is also available. This one can also be customized.
You will be able to find in our range of headlights, the one which will go perfectly with this fairing cafe racer.
The type of cafe racer fairing?
There are several types of cafe racer fairings available, including:
Full fairing: This type of fairing covers the entire front of the motorcycle, including the handlebars and the headlight. It offers the most protection from wind and weather but can be more expensive.
Half fairing: This type of fairing covers only the upper portion of the motorcycle, including the handlebars and the headlight. It offers less protection than a full fairing but is less expensive.
Flyscreen fairing: This type of fairing is a small, triangular piece of plastic or metal that attaches to the handlebars and headlight of the motorcycle. It offers minimal protection from wind and weather but is the most affordable option.
Custom Fairing : this type of fairing is a custom made to fit your specific cafe racer, it can be made to fit the style of your bike and to your personal preference.
Ultimately, the type of cafe racer fairing you choose will depend on your budget, personal preference, and the type of riding you plan to do.
How to choose cafe racer fairing?
When choosing a cafe racer fairing, consider the following factors:
Compatibility: Make sure the fairing is compatible with your specific make and model of motorcycle or take an universal product.
Material: Fairings are typically made of ABS plastic, fiberglass, or carbon fiber. ABS plastic is the most affordable, while carbon fiber is the most expensive and offers the most durability.
Design: Consider the design of the fairing, as it should complement the overall look of your cafe racer.
Quality: Check for good quality of material and construction, and read reviews from other customers.
Brand: Choose a reputable brand known for producing high-quality cafe racer fairings.
Additionally, consider consulting with a professional or a cafe racer builder for more information or for fitting options.
How to install a cafe racer fairing?
Here are the general steps you can take to install a fairing on a cafe racer:
Gather the necessary tools: you'll need a few basic tools such as screwdrivers, wrenches and a drill.
Remove the existing fairing, if any: If your bike already has a fairing, you'll need to remove it before installing the new one.
Position the new fairing: Place the new fairing in the desired position on the front of the motorcycle, making sure it is level and aligned with the rest of the motorcycle.
Drill holes for mounting brackets: Use the mounting holes on the new fairing as a guide to drill holes in the motorcycle frame where the brackets will be mounted.
Mount the brackets: Attach the brackets to the fairing using the hardware provided, then screw the brackets to the motorcycle frame.
Tighten the bolts: Carefully tighten all bolts and make sure the fairing is securely attached to the motorcycle.
Check alignment: Recheck that the fairing is properly aligned with the rest of the motorcycle and make any necessary adjustments.
Finish the installation: Once everything is secure and aligned, you can install any additional lighting, paint or finish the fairing as needed.
how to make a cafe racer fairing?
Making a cafe racer fairing can be a challenging task and requires some basic knowledge of fiberglass and/or plastic fabrication. Here are the general steps to make a cafe racer fairing:
Design your fairing: Start by sketching or creating a digital design of your fairing. Make sure to take into account the overall look of your cafe racer, as well as the size and shape of the fairing.
Create a pattern: Using your design as a guide, create a pattern for the fairing. This can be done using cardboard or foam board.
Create a mold: Once you have your pattern, use it to create a mold for the fairing. This can be done using fiberglass or plastic.
Lay-up the fairing: Using the mold, lay-up the fairing by applying layers of fiberglass or plastic. Make sure to use a resin or other bonding agent to hold the layers together.
Sand and finish: Once the fairing has set, sand it to shape and finish it. This can be done using a variety of tools and techniques, such as sandpaper, body filler, and paint.
Mounting: Once the fairing is ready, mount it to your cafe racer. Make sure to use the right hardware and techniques to ensure a secure and stable mount.
It's a complex process, it's important to have experience and knowledge in fiberglass or plastic fabrication before attempting to make your own fairing.
It's also important to note that working with fiberglass and chemicals can be dangerous, it is recommended to wear protective gear such as goggles, gloves and respirator mask.