The name of this Sportster Cafe Racer Customized by Lord Drake Kustoms in his Harley and custom workshop in Malaga (Spain), it is inspired by Steve Mcqueen’s film, “Le Mans”.

Racing is Life Sportster Cafe Racer

In addition, it refers to one of the great cars in the history of the competition. Specifically, the Porsche 917 “GULF” that Mcqueen with the number 20 he was driving in the aforementioned film. If you have seen it, surely you know the phrase: “Racing is life … anything that happens before or after is just waiting

Racing is Life and Porche 911

Fran Manen (owner of LDK) is passionate about Steve Mcqueen, the colors “GULF” and the Porsche. So it was clear when it came to creating what has been the first unit of a limited series of Cafe Racer motorcycles inspired by cars and mythical motorcycles in the world of competition.

The choice of the color palette of this Sportster Cafe Racer

Painting and airbrushing motorcycles Cafe Racer like this is sometimes difficult to choose. But this time it was simply because it had to be a GULF motorcycle, in this case, a Harley Davidson Sportster Gulf… neither more nor less.

Racing is Life Sportster Cafe Racer

Notably, the great work is done in this Sportster Cafe Racer, especially in the rear neck that has been handmade in steel, as well as the custom fuel tank. Fat spokes tires manufactured for this Harley Sportster Cafe Racer, add a spectacular touch to all the work of transformation of this motorcycle, in one of the best Cafe Racer workshops in Spain.

Technical Sheet

  • Name: “Racing is Life”.
  • Unit: 1/5 (Limited edition of 5 units).
  • Style: Cafe Racer.
  • Brand: Harley Davidson
  • Model: Sportster 883.
  • Engine: 883cc.
  • Transmission: Converted to chain by LDK.
  • Foot controls: advanced, modified by LDK.
  • Brakes: DNA brake discs.
  • Front-wheel: 19 ”Fat Daddy custom tires.
  • Rear-wheel: 18 ”Fat Daddy custom tires.
  • Fuel tank: Manufactured by LDK.
  • Front suspension: Modified by LDK.
  • Rear suspension: Rise +3” Air shock absorbers.
  • Front fender: Manufactured by LDK.
  • Rear tail: Manufactured by LDK in metal.
  • Seat: Manufactured by LDK.
  • Exhaust: 2:1 Vance and Hines.
  • Air Filter: S&S.
  • Odometer: Digital with RSD support.
  • License plate holder: Manufactured by LDK.
  • Illumination: Front light (HD dome), Rear light incorporated into fenders, front and rear LED turn signals on seat posts and dimmers.
  • Other modifications: Semi-handlebars, grips, handles, gas cap, footrest, spark plug wires, spark plug caps, mirrors.


You can order your own Sportster Cafe Racer Now!

BASE: You can use any model of HD Sportster 883 or 1200. 
STYLE: Cafe Racer, Custom.

TIME: 60 – 90 days approx.
SHIPPING: Worldwide. Free shipping to USA & EUROPE.

LOCATION: This bike is at our European location (Málaga, Spain). We can do the same bike at our USA location (Miami, FL) for the American market.