Return of the Cafe Racers - Cafe Racer Kits Yamaha Fazer

Cafe Racer Kits Yamaha Fazer

It’s getting easier and easier to build a cafe racer. It used to be that you’d either have to pay someone a lot of money to do it for you or you’d need to sink a heap of time into learning fabrication and mechanical skills. Thankfully these days there’s an increasing number…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - How to Build a Cafe Racer – 10 Key Ingredients

How to Build a Cafe Racer – 10 Key Ingredients

So, you want to build a cafe racer. How do you craft a stock motorcycle into a machine worthy of the cafe racer name? To help demystify the process, we’ve broken it into 10 essential styling and performance modifications. These 10 tips are the key ingredients of any build that sets out…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Reax Traveler Backpack

Riding Gear – Reax Traveler Backpack

When facing the decision of which motorcycle backpack you should buy there are many factors to take into account. From weatherproofing to comfort you need a bag that’ll tick all of your specific riding requirements. The Reax Traveler Backpack does its utmost to cover all of your commuting needs in one very…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Carbonated Twin – 4Bulloni Ducati 999

Carbonated Twin – 4Bulloni Ducati 999

Like any industry, to earn respect in the custom motorcycle scene you’ll need to earn your stripes. One of the best ways to do this is to create a bike that not only looks good but performs well too. This is exactly what Luca Brambilla of 4Bulloni set out to do with…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Subscription Boxes for Motorcyclists

Subscription Boxes for Motorcyclists

The subscription box business model has been around for a few years now. The basic concept is that for a set fee each month subscribers receive a random range of gear related to a personal interest. It’s a great way to discover new products and save some money since the contents of…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Sinroja Motorcycles GT 650 Drag Bike

Sinroja Motorcycles GT 650 Drag Bike

The Sinroja Brothers, Rahul, and Birju have just celebrated the 5 year anniversary of their workshop. Looking over their portfolio it’s hard to believe how much they’ve achieved in such a short time. Along with building an impressive collection of custom motorcycles for their customers, they’ve teamed up with brands and manufacturers…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - The Best Women’s Motorcycle Gear for 2020

The Best Women’s Motorcycle Gear for 2020

Riz & Kate from Moto Femmes here, bringing you our pick of the Best Women’s Motorcycle Gear for 2020. We are a predominantly female-focused motorcycle riding gear retailer with a large range of unisex items too. Based in Collingwood, Melbourne for the past 5 years we’ve been offering what we think are…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Triple the Triton – Jim Hodges T150 Cafe Racer

Triple the Triton – Jim Hodges T150 Cafe Racer

What better way to kick off a new year of cafe racers than with a classic? This Triton cafe racer is the work of seasoned British bike expert and design engineer, Jim Hodges. It seems serendipitous that Jim’s workshop, Team R&D Motorcycles, is located in the birthplace of cafe racer culture, the…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Quicksilver Icon Airflite Helmet

Gear Review – Quicksilver Icon Airflite Helmet

Brushed alloy is the new chrome. There are zero performance benefits from its use, but boy does it look good.  You’ll find ample use of it on modern motorcycles like the BMW R Nine T, Kawasaki Z900RS, and the Honda CB1000R Neo Sports Cafe. And now, thanks to Icon 1000, you can…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Return of the Cafe Racers Top 10 for 2019

Return of the Cafe Racers Top 10 for 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We’ve just finished sifting through the past 12 months of articles to assemble the top 10 cafe racers of 2019. Some made the cut because of their dedication to the cafe racer ethos while others blew us away with their originality and expert levels…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Fond Memories – JOE’S BMW R100RT

Fond Memories – JOE’S BMW R100RT

Nostalgia can be a powerful motivator. For Joe Loss of Fremantle, Western Australia it started in his teenage years when his brother brought home a 1972 BMW R60/5. Since that day Joe has been unable to shake the allure of the venerable airhead boxer. Now with multiple custom builds under his belt,…

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