Ryca CS-1 Cafe Racer | First Ride

Finally, the savage lives up to its name!

By Ari Henning, Photography by Joe Neric

Tech
Spec


Evolution Your standard Savage mini-cruiser transformed into a righteous café racer.

Rivals
None really, though a late-'80s Honda GB500 or Yamaha SRX600 come close.

TECH SPEC
Price $7995 complete, $2995 kit
Engine type a-c single
Valve train SOHC, 4v
Displacement 652cc
Bore x stroked 94.0 x 94.0mm
Compression 8.5:1
Fuel system 40mm Mikuni
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed
Claimed horsepower 33 bhp @ 5400 rpm
Claimed torque 37 lb.-ft. @ 3000 rpm
Frame Steel-tube double-cradle
Front suspension Kayaba 36mm fork
Rear suspension Progressive 412 shocks with adjustable spring preload
Front brake Tokico single-piston caliper, 260mm disc
Rear brake Drum
Front tire 100/90-19 IRC GS-18F
Rear tire 120/90-18 Kenda Challenger
Rake/trail 30.0°/4.8 in.
Seat height 31.0 in.
Wheelbase 57.0 in.
Fuel capacity 2.5 gal.
Claimed curb weight 320 lbs.
Colors Black
Available Now

Contact
Ryca Motors
P.O. Box 50202
Los Angeles, CA 90050
www.rycamotors.com

Verdict 4 out of 5 stars
A thoroughly enjoyable motorcycle infinitely more deserving of the Savage name.

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