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Suzuki AN 400 S

1987 Suzuki GSX400 S Brat”

The Suzuki GSX twin. A fantastic model from the with a timeless ability to slightly uncool enough to a comeback. On the other hand, ridiculously good engine quality means that a GSX has been dusted off, happily, and ridden into the

So how do you reconcile these two qualities? Garage. based in Oporto, has managed to do this, by breathing new into a well parked GSX400, dubbed ‘the Brat’. Nuno Capelo, the founder, has built into it a metallic aesthetic that a big middle finger to the bike’s clad beginnings, and shows the bike, scars and all.

A year and a half ago, was in a small village in Portugal, over a freshly washed This is a bike he had only in pictures, covered in dust. In though it was much more After seeing it start time, Nuno shook the hand, and he was the proud owner. thing to go was all the unnecessary plastic.

and seat were given the as Nuno envisioned a much look for the bike.

Performance the mods are simple but effective. the airbox, a set of pods have mounted and the carbs rejetted to At the tail end of the combustion cycle, the exhaust tips have replaced with a smaller set but no which according to Nuno a ‘phenomenal sound’.

Brakes are standard, the big change a change to steel lines on the brakes. The rims are factory suiting the dark metallic nicely.

In relation to looks, the is definitely not the same as when it off the Suzuki floor 16 years The factory handlebars and mirrors are replaced by Isl branded items. in place of the stock headlamp is a unit, a light generally on older 50cc motorcycles are found in the area.

Suzuki AN 400 S

Three different seat were considered for the build, a trimmed cafe racer for one. Then a two person tracker seat, and finally the one bobber style seat you see mounted on a rear hoop by Nuno.

Catching your eye the you look at the bike, is the choice of for the fuel tank. Much was put into this look, people trying to influence the into painting the tank, but the ‘Dented Brat’ was deemed to it’s rough inside, the dents on the tank. The side were a choice that was not at all from the beginning, they going to be on the bike no matter

It was decided that apart having the rims, frame and a line on the tank painted to it, the rest of the bike would be Or in Nuno’s words: ”leaving the components with the existing and aspect when I bought

From a dusty bike on the internet in a small village in to the badass ride you see before I’m sure you can see the quality of the work from the Capelo’s bike A warts ‘n’ all homage to everyone who can see the in a bike that has been and inspiration to those who haven’t I’ll leave the last to Nuno Capelos himself: bike is fantastic in terms of

Is fairly light and easy to This is not a bike with a lot of That was not the objective. I proposed to a bike to ride and have And that’s what I have

Suzuki AN 400 S
Suzuki AN 400 S
Suzuki AN 400 S
Suzuki AN 400 S

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