Maccomotors’ Big Z rolls on Metzelers

05 January 2017

Maccomotors’ Big Z rolls on Metzelers

The story is short but beautiful.  Tito and Jose are two brothers who have a tiny garage in southern Spain.  They’ve been crazy about motorcycles for ages, and have started a company called Maccomotors to  customize bikes.  Their first project is this 1982 Kawasaki Z1100 ST that they picked up from a neighbor for a song.  Read more on Pipeburn.

Tito and Jose gave it the Maccomotors treatment.  It’s been given the Maccomotors treatment.  Wisely, they went with Metzeler Lasertec tires.  The Lasertecs will give the big Z modern performance with classic looks.  Here are the other changes they made to their first project:

– Rebuilt engine

– Rear subframe chopped

– Seat by Maccomotors

– Single speedometer

– Rear suspension Marzocchi E81

– NEW Air filters

– Oil filter KN

– Bates headlight

– Turnlights signals mini cateye

– Taillight Texas

– Grips Beston style

– Handlebars Rental ultralow

– Pipes adapted fron a Kawasaki Zephyr 1100

– Exhausts 2 in 2 MIVV

– Mudguards Maccomotors

– Tyres Metzeler Lasertec:   Rear 130/90-16    Front 110/90-19

– Paintwork Maccomotors

– Steel and aluminium pieces by maccomotors

This story was originally posted in 2013

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