A cafe racer fork boots also known as a fork seal protector or fork gaiters, is a coating for the fork tubes of a cafe racer.
It is typically made of rubber or plastic and are designed to protect the fork seals and dust wipers from dirt and debris, which can extend the life of the fork seals and improve the overall performance of the front suspension.
When it comes to cafe racers, fork boots aren't necessarily an important feature, but they can be added for a more stylish, retro look. It can also be added to protect the fork tubes and seals from dirt and debris while riding.
It is many cafe racer fork boots options, including:
Plug and play fork boots: These are fork boots made by third party manufacturers and designed to replace or upgrade the stock fork boots (when the bike already has them). They can be made of different materials such as rubber, plastic or neoprene.
Universal cafe racer fork boots: These are fork boots that can be used on all makes and models of motorcycles, and are designed to fit the fork tubes. They are usually made of a soft rubber or plastic material and can be easily installed.
It is important to choose fork boots that are compatible with the motorcycle and install them properly to ensure proper protection of the fork tubes and seals. It is also important to make sure that the fork boots match the overall style of the motorcycle.