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MCN Motorcycle News|March 8,2017

Side Rock Cycles turns pedestrian 850TS into a lean, mean café racer.

Gary Pinchin 

It’s hard to believe this gleaming café racer could rise out of the stodgy remains of a 1976 Moto Guzzi 850T3 - but then we’ve come to expect nothing but high quality re-interpretations of old classics from Pete at Side Rock Cycles in Bournemouth. It’s lean, low, yet brutish with an aggressive edge that looks perfect for carving lines around the coastal back roads.

“I love the lines of a Guzzi,” says Pete. “The Tonti straight frame lends itself perfectly to the long, low look of a café racer.”

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