Goldwing Standard – Dragon’s Motorcycles GL1000

Spain’s Dragon’s Motorcycles created a massive stir with just one build. Their debut creation, a glorious six-cylinder BMW KL1100LT trimmed into a cafe racer, turned heads and raised pulses when it was unveiled. And now, one year later, Pablo Pérez González and the Dragon’s team released a follow up to their Beemer.…

Continue Reading




Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Aether Badlands Jacket

Riding Gear – Aether Badlands Jacket

Since 2009 Aether apparel has been producing outdoor-ready urban apparel for discerning city dwellers and weekend adventurers. Their design philosophy focuses on creating modern, classic items constructed from highly functional tech fabrics. As motorcyclists, their catalogue has always contained a range of riding gear. At the heart of the current motorcycle collection…

Continue Reading
Return of the Cafe Racers - The Mutant – Officine GP Design Honda X-ADV

The Mutant – Officine GP Design Honda X-ADV

Pour yourself a stiff drink and sit down. I’ve got news for you. This neo cafe racer by Turin’s Officine GP Design dubbed the X-Mutant C5 was once a scooter. In 2016 Honda released a dirt-oriented scooter dubbed the X-ADV. That’s right. A scoot with an off-road focus. If you’re not one…

Continue Reading
Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – AGV K6 Helmet

Riding Gear – AGV K6 Helmet

A helmet for any occasion. Whether you ride a cruiser, a cafe racer or an adventure bike the new AGV K6 helmet is designed for you. This versatile road helmet was developed using AGV’s world championship motorcycle helmet, the Pista GP R. The K6’s unique design leverages years of track-proven research and…

Continue Reading
Return of the Cafe Racers - Oil in the Blood – Interview with the Director

Oil in the Blood – Interview with the Director

Earlier this year Return of the Cafe Racers had the honour of co-hosting the Australian premiere of Oil in the Blood. The feature-length documentary takes you on a world tour to meet with some of the key influencers, builders and artisans in the “new wave” custom motorcycle scene. To complement the Australian…

Continue Reading
Return of the Cafe Racers - Stylish Suzuki – Mounsiff Yettefti’s GSX400

Stylish Suzuki – Mounsiff Yettefti’s GSX400

Mounssif Yettefti resides in the Netherlands capital of Amsterdam. Despite Amsterdam’s streets being some of Europe’s most colourful, he stands out from the crowds. He is a self-confessed fashion addict whose dapper look has earned him a presenter role on a lifestyle magazine channel. The 31-year old’s appearance is best described as…

Continue Reading
Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Spidi Tank Jacket

Riding Gear – Spidi Tank Jacket

Riding gear featuring military-inspired designs is nothing new. Unfortunately, it tends to be limited to garish full camo garments. Rather than heading down that track the folks at Spidi took inspiration from less ostentatious allied forces uniforms of WWII. The Spidi Tank jacket is a no-nonsense, stylish motorcycle jacket that makes no…

Continue Reading
Return of the Cafe Racers - Ride Review – Ducati Scrambler 1100

Ride Review – Ducati Scrambler 1100

How much difference can 300cc make? I made the mistake of thinking the Ducati Scrambler 1100 wasn’t much more than a hopped-up styling exercise in the ever-expanding Scrambler range. Yes, it had a bigger engine, but how much was that really going to change things? I’d already ridden a wide range of…

Continue Reading

SHOP FOR GEAR, PARTS & ACCESSORIES