Making of Matte Black ThunderDuck

At some point before the Himalayan journey, I felt ThunderDuck needed a facelift. Since I was not sure about how the bike would survive the trip, I put it off till after the trip. I have wanted to make a matte black motorcycle for a while. So, what eventually came off that idea is this Matte Black ThunderDuck.

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Custom lettering.

What follows is a list of the treatments the parts got and pictures that I have picked out from my Instagram feed.

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The fabrication of a café racer – ThunderDUCK!

It all started off one day when I decided that I wanted to build a café racer kit on the Thunderbird. I had planned on the direction I would be taking with this project and finalized (at least in my mind) as to how the bike would finally look. This project took a step towards reality when over a session of beer and mindless doodling on Scottish Pub’s tissue paper; Prashanth told me that he had a café racer tank with him. Continue reading “The fabrication of a café racer – ThunderDUCK!”