Here is our selection of cafe racer hulls for your motorcycle. Several models are available, several colors and more materials. Models are available with a buckle and we also offer a made-to-measure model.
What is a cafe racer cover?
This is a motorcycle saddle equipped with a rear cover .
A cafe racer seat cowl is a type of seat cover specifically designed for cafe racer motorcycles. It usually covers the rear part of the saddle, giving the bike a sleek, streamlined appearance and a more aggressive stance.
Cafe racer hulls are usually made of lightweight and durable materials.
They are often custom made to fit a specific make and model of motorcycle. Otherwise, it is also common to change the rear buckle at the same time so that the cafe racer shell and buckle assembly work perfectly together. This reduces the risk of non-compatibility.
They are popular among cafe racer enthusiasts because the shell is an essential part of the cafe racer style.
The cafe racer-style rear cover is another typical feature of racing cafe racers.
Indeed, like the cafe racer fork crown , the rear shell is an element that improves the performance of the cafe racer motorcycle through aerodynamics and weight .
The shell seat with backrest is one of the very characteristic products of a cafe racer .
We offer a wide selection of cafe racer back covers as well as a tailor-made model to best meet your expectations.
The different materials:
We offer 3 different types of materials for our cafe racer rear hulls :
Molded ABS plastic
Depending on the shape , the particularity of the hull or the price , we offer the materials that best match the product.
Aluminum is used for our high-end hull and our customizable model to offer you the best.
Fiberglass makes it possible to produce hulls in medium series with a good quality of materials that can be painted easily.
Molded ABS is used in our most popular saddles to ensure strength and durability.
We offer 2 models with full upholstery on the seat and on the cafe racer shell .
For the other models, the hulls are sold with a removable saddle in order to provide you with a quality finished product compatible with the hulls.
Most of these saddles are customizable .
Several versions of shells are available: single shells, shells with buckle as well as a cafe racer shell with buckle intended for BMW .
This is one of our strengths and particularities. Most of our products are customizable to best meet your expectations. We want you to find the cafe racer case you've imagined.
How to choose a cafe racer cover?
When choosing a cafe racer seat cowl, there are several factors to consider:
Compatibility : Make sure the seat cowl is compatible with your make and model of motorcycle. It is also possible to adapt the saddle. It is recommended to check the dimensions.
Material : Cafe racer cases are usually made of materials such as fiberglass, ABS plastic, aluminum or carbon fiber. Fiberglass is a lightweight and durable option that is also relatively affordable. Carbon fiber is even lighter and stronger, but it is also more expensive.
Quality : Check the case before making a purchase. Look for a well-made hood that is free of defects.
Design : Cafe racer seat shells are available in a variety of designs. Some are more angular and aggressive, while others are more rounded and streamlined. Choose a design that complements the overall look of your motorcycle.
Brand reputation : Look for a seat cowl from a brand known for the quality of its products.
Installation : Make sure the seat cowl is easy to install and ask yourself if you feel comfortable with the installation process. If not, consider hiring a professional to perform the installation.
How to install a cafe racer shell with a buckle?
Installing a cafe racer shell with a new rear loop on a motorcycle can be a bit tricky, but with the right tools and a little patience, it is possible. Here are the general steps to follow:
First, gather all the necessary tools and materials. You will need a set of sockets, wrenches, screwdrivers, a grinder, a drill, and any hardware that comes with the new seat and rear hoop.
Remove the old saddle and the old rear hoop from your motorcycle. This usually involves removing the screws or bolts that hold the saddle. The loop must be cut. Be sure to keep track of all fasteners as you remove them.
Clean the area where the new seat and rear hoop will be installed. This will ensure a good fit and prevent any rust or corrosion.
Weld on the new rear loop, aligning it with the mounting points on your motorcycle frame.
Install the new seat by aligning it with the rear hoop and the mounting points on your motorcycle frame.
Double check all hardware to make sure everything is tight and secure.
Finally, test out the new seat and rear hoop by sitting on the seat and making sure it is stable and secure.
It is advisable to seek the assistance of a professional mechanic or someone experienced in this type of installation if you are not comfortable with the process, to ensure the safety of your motorcycle and yourself. -even.