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Bottpower XC1: A Cafe Racer For Tomorrow

Bottpower XC1: A Cafe Racer For Tomorrow

Bottpower XC1: A Cafe Racer For Tomorrow
EXCLUSIVE: David Sánchez has his hands pretty full. When we pressed him for details of the latest Bottpower project, we had to wait for his racing season to finish.

He’s an experienced race engineer, and that means doing time on the Superbike European Championship. But when he’s not travelling from circuit to circuit, he heads up one of Europe’s most advanced custom shops.

Bottpower XC1: A Cafe Racer For Tomorrow
This breath of fresh air is the BOTT XC1. Like the Spanish outfit’s previous hit, the XR1, it’s a radical re-imagining of the Buell XB-series.

Why pick the Buell over a more classic choice? “I try to apply my racing experience to the bikes we create at Bottpower,” says David.

Bottpower XC1: A Cafe Racer For Tomorrow
“That’s why Bottpower doesn’t follow the big trend of transforming old bikes.…

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