• Monsieur Lazereth and his Yamaha R1 Cafe-Racer

  • The use of Bi-single arm makes it look weird, beautiful and, of course, original This makes both ends have single-sided swingarms that are wrapped around 17” Triumph Daytona 955 wheels
  • The chassis is heavily modified and has been moderatley cut short to accommodate the single saddle and a straight exhaust piece
  • The extend exhaust can get the Lazareth mark with the integrated LED brake light
  • The bodywork that falls on your eyes is all made of carbon-fiber including the panels, tail hump, belly pan and the outer shell of the aluminum fuel tank
  • Custom built TFX Suspension units find their place horizontally, mounted in "double floating system" ensures progressiveness and improved efficiency.
  • The tank section deliberately tapers to show a glimpse of the velocity stacks
  • The cockpit sports drag bars, bar-end mirrors, and an Acewell digital speedo
  • Naturally, Lazareth has equipped a host of high-performance parts like the Brembo brake calipers and a smattering of Rizoma parts all across the build
  • If you wish to take charge of this, get out a cheque for $53,000

A bike that has shared silver-screen with Vin Diesel

Remember watching Vind Diesel in the sci-fi Babylon A.D.? If you do, I pity the plight you had to sit through for it was a pile of steaming and smelly goo. But there was a motorcycle in it amongst other custom vehicles which obviously ended up in a crash, and it was nothing but a 1999 Yamaha R1 made by Frenchman, Ludovic Lazareth.

After the huge crash, Monsieur Lazereth worked his magic again to turn it into another monster with futuristic Café-Racer statements. It’s called the "Caferacer Lazareth - Back to the future" and it’s got the carbon all around it.

Monsieur Lazereth and his Yamaha R1 Cafe-Racer Exterior
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The use of Bi-single arm makes it look weird, beautiful and, of course, original
This makes both ends have single-sided swingarms that are wrapped around 17” Triumph Daytona 955 wheels

It’s a motorcycle yeah, but does it look like one? Hell no. Given the use of Bi-single arm in place of conventional forks makes it look weird, beautiful and, of course, original. Typical Lazareth style. This makes both ends have single-sided swingarms that are wrapped around 17” Triumph Daytona 955 wheels.

Then there are these custom built TFX Suspension units that find their place horizontally and are mounted in "double floating system" to apparently ensure progressiveness and improved efficiency.

Monsieur Lazereth and his Yamaha R1 Cafe-Racer Exterior
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The chassis is heavily modified and has been moderatley cut short
to accommodate the single saddle and a straight exhaust piece

Making all this work out is a heavily modified chassis unit that has also been cut short at the rear to accommodate the single saddle and a straight exhaust piece that is a cynosure in itself. The extend exhaust can get the Lazareth mark with the integrated LED brake light that has been running down like blood in all of his inventions.

Sweet.

The bodywork that falls on your eyes is all made of carbon-fiber including the panels, tail hump, belly pan and the outer shell of the aluminum fuel tank. The tank section deliberately tapers to show a glimpse of the velocity stacks of the inline-four engine that pulls air to a carburetor.

Monsieur Lazereth and his Yamaha R1 Cafe-Racer Exterior
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The extend exhaust can get the Lazareth mark with the integrated LED brake light
Monsieur Lazereth and his Yamaha R1 Cafe-Racer Exterior
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The bodywork that falls on your eyes is all made of carbon-fiber
including the panels, tail hump, belly pan and the outer shell of the aluminum fuel tank
Monsieur Lazereth and his Yamaha R1 Cafe-Racer Exterior
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Custom built TFX Suspension units find their place horizontally, mounted in "double floating system"
ensures progressiveness and improved efficiency.
Monsieur Lazereth and his Yamaha R1 Cafe-Racer Exterior
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The tank section deliberately tapers to show a glimpse of the velocity stacks

Naturally, Lazareth has equipped a host of high-performance parts like the Brembo brake calipers handling stopping duties and a smattering of Rizoma parts all across the build. The cockpit sports drag bars, bar-end mirrors, and an Acewell digital speedo.

If you wish to take charge of this (not your off-the-mill) bike, you can for a cool €50,000—which is $53,000 if you live on the other side of the Atlantic.

Have an eyebrow raised? What else did you expect it for? The price of two popsicles?

Monsieur Lazereth and his Yamaha R1 Cafe-Racer Exterior
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If you wish to take charge of this, get out a cheque for $53,000
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