Rene9ade Custom Motorcycles

At Rene9ade, we build and restore motorcycles. We work with bikes of all shapes and styles; whether it be a traditional Cafe Racer or even the rattiest bobber around, our goal is to turn your vision into a reality. Give us a call to discuss your bike today!

BMW R80 Bobber/Tracker Seat Fabrication [Pt.1]

A quick photo montage post to show the process behind fabricating Tom's custom seat arrangement on his 1986 BMW R80. The seat aims to combine aesthetic elements from a classic flat tracker as well as that of a bobber solo seat.

Positioning Crossbars

Positioning Crossbars

Cutting Slots In Frame

Cutting Slots In Frame

Fitting Crossbars In Slots

Fitting Crossbars In Slots

Welding Crossbars Into Slots

Welding Crossbars Into Slots

Welding Under Side Of Crossbars To Add Strength

Welding Under Side Of Crossbars To Add Strength

Extended Section To Add Support To Rear Of Seat Pan

Extended Section To Add Support To Rear Of Seat Pan

Rolling Seat Pan "Kick"

Rolling Seat Pan "Kick"

Seat Pan "Kick" Rolled To Shape

Seat Pan "Kick" Rolled To Shape

Custom Rear Sub-frame Welded To Seat Pan

Custom Rear Sub-frame Welded To Seat Pan

Test Mounting Custom Sub-frame & Seat Pan

Test Mounting Custom Sub-frame & Seat Pan

The upper seat pan, padding and upholstery are still to come, so stay tuned!

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