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Friday, May 20, 2016

The charismatic figure of Prabu Siliwangi on the café racer motorcycle

By integrating the concept of European café racer with the indigenous culture of Indonesia as a basic concept in the modifying of 2008 Honda Tiger 2000 belongs Yuwono Jati. The burly man give traditional touches through the realist airbrush paintings and carving on the metal components up to the leather seat of his motorcycle.
Prabu Siliwangi Café Racer by Lunatic Inc. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1aNgr8)
"Not easy to find a theme that matches even though in Indonesia there are many cultures that can be lifted. To find the theme of realist airbrush paintings this I did it while traveling to various areas in Java. Until finally the choice fell on Prabu Siliwangi, the figure of the famous king of Pajajaran Kingdom," said Jati who claimed once a long stay in Bandung.

Valiant impression of the figure of the famous king of Pajajaran kingdom could be seen in the area of ​​the fuel tank complete with the figure of a tiger. Gold accents also complement his airbrush touches that make this bike more luxurious. These colors are consistently applied up to the small parts in the engine area, its spoke rims up to small devices such as the cover bolts.
Front three quarter of Prabu Siliwangi Café Racer by Lunatic Inc. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1aNgr8)
Not only that, the owner of the home modifications Lunatic Inc. in the area of ​​Joglo, West Jakarta also decorates his bike with engraving details and adding the ornaments of ruyung or damar wood in some motorcycle parts. It can be seen on the clutch house up to front shock absorber tubes, and gas tank. Naturally, the process becomes very long, to complete the modification takes about 8 months.

Jati working on his café racer bike is completely on the details. This is seen, for example on the seats, which use cowhide material and carved, handgrips also appear eccentric and made of the ruyung or damar wood. To the braking area, there is a super large disc brake made by handmade. 

Here are several pictures of Prabu Siliwangi Café Racer motorcycle. (All pictures taken from: http://adf.ly/1aNgr8)


Another detail that also attract the attention is the footstep, which is inspired by the shape of Kujang (a Sundanese-typical knife/weapon), which are stacked three and serves as the bike's footrests. Very creative isn't! The total cost spent on this café racer motorcycle is about Rp.40 million or approx US. $3,047. Even so, Jati has no regrets, because it has gave him 21 trophies of the various modification contests.

Kept spur your adrenaline on the power of two-wheeled monster and stay alive with the true safety riding. God will forgive Your sins.... *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | LUNATIC INC. | OTOMOTIFNET]
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