CROIG 003 – Triumph Street Cup

If you’re on Instagram and you’re not following ‘@caferacersofinstagram’ go do it now. Now that’s done you’ll be enjoying a feed filled with awesome custom two-wheeled eye candy. Cafe Racers of Instagram is the brainchild of motorcycle addicts David Chang and Andrew Blaschko. On their page, which is well on its way…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Neon Noir – Helmade Ducati 999S

Neon Noir – Helmade Ducati 999S

If I was to sum up the Glemseck 101 event with one sentence it would be; “Looking good and going fast.” The events spectacular 1/8th-mile drag races are unlike any other. Reading through the Sprint race entry requirements conjures up memories of the Wacky Racer cartoons from my childhood. It’s all about…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Lessons Learned – Peter’s Yamaha XV1100

Lessons Learned – Peter’s Yamaha XV1100

The saying ‘to bite off more than you can chew’ is one that many budding bike builders can relate to. It’s a common tale that you may have experienced yourself. A man browses online, finds incomplete project bike for sale, checks bank account, daydreams for hours or days and then buys project…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - For This – AD HOC Cafe Racers Film

For This – AD HOC Cafe Racers Film

I’ve watched Ad Hoc Cafe Racers evolve since featuring one of their very first builds back in 2012. Frontman David González has developed a unique style that is somehow raw and refined. Despite his workshops cafe racer oriented name, his portfolio boasts a wide range of scramblers, trackers and cafe styled builds. It’s always…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Fifty Shades of Grey – Deep Creeks BMW K100

Fifty Shades of Grey – Deep Creeks BMW K100

Building custom motorcycles is all about solving problems. This could be working around a modern electrical system, extracting additional horsepower from an engine or nutting out how to retrofit custom bodywork. The difference between a good build and a great one, however, is the ability to solve a problem in an aesthetically pleasing…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - FCM Puncher – Record Holding Ural

FCM Puncher – Record Holding Ural

Land speed racing on the Bonneville salt flats is no walk in the park. Running a heavily tuned engine on its redline for 3 miles presents some serious engineering challenges. Racers also have to battle against intense environmental, physical and psychological stresses. Small problems can quickly turn into life-threatening situations but none…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Veldt x Roars Helmet

Riding Gear – Veldt x Roars Helmet

I love a good collaboration. Take for example the Veldt Roars Original helmet. To create this unique design Veldt Helmets has teamed up with Japanese riding gear label Roars Original. For those…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Roland Sands Rourke Gloves

Riding Gear – Roland Sands Rourke Gloves

The Roland Sands Rourke Gloves aim to be an essential part of your everyday riding gear. They hit that goal by combining comfort, breathability, and protection in a stylish package. Built from cowhide,…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Karl Desert Motorcycle Jeans

Riding Gear – Karl Desert Motorcycle Jeans

The Karl Desert motorcycle jeans leverage the abrasion resistance of both Kevlar and Cordura to keep your skin safe. Despite their purpose-driven design, the jeans look like modern streetwear making them ideal…

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