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Return of the Cafe Racers - Sunday Screening – Cognito BMW R75 Build

Sunday Screening – Cognito BMW R75 Build

Our friends over at Cognito Moto have been toiling away on their latest custom BMW R75 project. The project was completed in a super fast 6 week turn around in order to showcase it at the 2019 EuroBike Raleigh. To share the process they documented the entire build on their Youtube channel.…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Dominant Lines – MecaServices Honda NX650

Dominant Lines – MecaServices Honda NX650

No one is ever going to stand in front of a Honda NX650 Dominator and exclaim “look at the clean lines on that machine”. Until now. Isidore Delgrosso of MécaServices workshop near Paris made a name for himself with his Honda FX650 Vigor Café Racer. For his latest build, he’s returned to…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - 2019 Harley Davidson Livewire Specifications

2019 Harley Davidson Livewire Specifications

It’s hard to believe it’s been 5 years since Harley Davidson unveiled their Livewire electric motorcycle concept. A lot has changed since then in the world of electric vehicles and with the Livewire itself. Now we’re only 1 month away from the all-electric Hog going on sale to customers in the United…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Tasteful Triton – Berrybads’ Norton featherbed

Tasteful Triton – Berrybads’ Norton featherbed

The Japanese custom automotive scene is bursting with unbound creativity and world-class craftsmanship. So for a photographer whose passion lies in custom automotive its a bucket list destination. This feature comes to us directly from Japan thanks to two such photographers. Christine Gabler and Marc Holstein travelled to the land of the…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Deliberately Different – Duke Honda CB500

Deliberately Different – Duke Honda CB500

Remember that time you went to see your friend perform in ‘that show’. You went along willingly but their performance ended up being so out there, so off the wall, so not what you expected that all you could say to them afterwards was “Hey – look at you”. Well “Hey –…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Building a Cafe Racer  – Motogadget M Unit

Building a Cafe Racer – Motogadget M Unit

The name Motogadget appears a lot on these pages. The German company produces motorcycle parts and accessories which have become the ‘go to’ resource for many of the world’s top custom builders. And it’s easy to see why. Their products have been developed through extensive research and the company prides themselves on…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Speedy Spencer – VA x OSB Hornet 600

Speedy Spencer – VA x OSB Hornet 600

Former world champion racer ‘Fast’ Freddie Spencer was a force to be reckoned. Spencer’s professional racing career started in 1978 after a win at the 250cc National Championships. That win earned him a place on the newly formed Honda AMA Superbike team. Honda’s decision to work with Spencer quickly paid off when…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Fashionably Great – Camber CB900 Bol d’Or

Fashionably Great – Camber CB900 Bol d’Or

Andy Megerle’s CB750 cafe racer project was a rollercoaster ride of challenges and setbacks. In the end, he managed to turn out an incredible custom Honda that’s one of our all-time favourites. During that build, Andy was approached by a friend to build a similar bike for his apparel brand. It’s hard…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Current Classic – Tarform Electric Cafe Racer

Current Classic – Tarform Electric Cafe Racer

Earlier this year was a landmark event in the global motorcycle scene. It was the debut of the world’s first all-electric motorcycle exhibition. The aptly named ‘Electric Revolution‘ was held at the Los Angeles Petersen Museum and showcased around two dozen battery powered custom, racing and production motorcycles. What interests me most…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - SUNDAY SCREENING – ESCAPE THE CITY LIMITS

SUNDAY SCREENING – ESCAPE THE CITY LIMITS

This week’s Sunday Screening was produced by French moto-apparel brand Age of Glory. ‘Escape the City Limits’ celebrates the companies ethos that is rooted in vintage motorcycles and motorcycling. The film features 2 very desirable classic bikes being enjoyed in the French countryside. A Triumph Rickman Metisse and classic Husquvarna 250 similar…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Nought Tea – Royal Enfield GT 650

Nought Tea – Royal Enfield GT 650

During the press launch of the Royal Enfield 650 Twins, they announced plans to work closely with custom builders in 2019. Well, they’ve certainly kept their promise! To date, they collaborated on an impressive 12 custom projects with both workshops and aftermarket brands. Amongst them is an S&S performance recording breaking land…

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