MaceTech Industries is a small FL shop run by Mace Livingston, a general aviation mechanic who is expanding his resume to include custom bike builds.

Livingston’s Mad Max-like KTM café racer, which he built with his wife, Ashlie for Café Racer TV, will be love/hate for most people. Livingston’s airplane and military experience has provided him with an imagination we’ve never seen before on this show and it resulted in a bike that caused 8-time National Enduro Champion Mike Lafferty to say, “What the heck is it?”

Whether you’re a lover or hater of this project, you have to appreciate Mace and Ashlie’s moxie and their willingness to risk reputation by being bold.

Bike: 2000 KTM 640 Adventure


Frame: KTM

Subframe: MaceTech Industries Custom

Engine: KTM 620cc single cylinder. Kick and electric start

Carburetion or FI System: 42mm Mikuni FCR carb.

Rear Swing Arm: KTM Duke

Rear Wheel: 17-in. aluminum BBS

Front Wheel: 17-in. aluminum BBS with MaceTech Industries axle conversion for the Triumph front suspension.

Clip-Ons or Bars: Modified Triumph clip-ons

Seat: MaceTech Industries custom seat pan, hand formed and upholstered by Ashlie Livingston.

Tank: MaceTech Industries “Mad Max” special. Handmade using exhaust tubing from a semi truck.

Rear Sets: Modified KTM

Tires: 17-in. front and rear Avon Distanzia’s

Exhaust: MaceTech Industries designed and fabricated exhaust system; single cylinder, dual exhaust.

Paint: Clear coat powder coated bare steel

Headlight: 1975 Honda CB500T headlight with custom MaceTech Industries mounts for a Triumph front end.

Front Brake: Triumph

Rear Brake: Brembo

Top Steering Clamp/Triple Tree: MaceTech industries custom triple trees to mount Triumph front suspension to KTM frame.

MaceTech Industries

Mace Livingston



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