The delectable Paton S1 Strada road bike will be making its UK debut at the Bikeshed event in London this weekend (May 24-25). The Milan built machines are powered by the 72bhp, 650cc Kawasaki Er-6 parallel twin motor and feature custom built lightweight tubular steel frames.
Four versions of the S1 will be on offer with prices ranging from £16,574 to £23,574 for the limited edition First Factory Signature model. All versions get Brembo four piston brakes, the higher spec models feature Ohlins suspension.
Paton are claiming a very respectable 158kg wet weight. The UK Paton importer is Bury St Edmunds based www.krazyhorse.co.uk
The Paton is just one of around 100 machines on display at the Bikeshed event. Showcasing the emerging cafe racer, scrambler and brat custom bike scene, Bikeshed is less of a traditional bike event and more a celebration of everything that surrounds modern custom culture.
Art, photography, film, gear, accessories, food, beer, cocktails, coffee, a barber and even a tattooist will be on hand over the weekend making it an event for bikers and non-bikers alike. Advance tickets are £10, doors open 10am Saturday.