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Return of the Cafe Racers - Mad Max Fury Road Motorcycles

Mad Max Fury Road Motorcycles

Let me start by saying, I loved the new Mad Max Fury Road movie! Although the script was minimal and Max did seem to be somewhat overshadowed by Charlize Theron’s character Furiousa, it was explosive, action-packed insanity from start to finish. For all of those revheads out there (like me) the vehicles…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Classified Moto Walking Dead Motorcycles

Classified Moto Walking Dead Motorcycles

If you’ve been following Return of the Cafe Racers for a while you’ll have figured out I’m a fan of post apocalyptic celluloid, especially that which involves zombies. AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ is of course the perfect example of exactly that and what makes the show even more attractive to me is the…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Mad Max Fury Road Trailer

Mad Max Fury Road Trailer

Mad Max Fury Road is due to hit cinema screens in May 2015 and they’ve just released a trailer to give us a taste of what to expect. I was born in the mid seventies just before the first Mad Max film came out and the original 3 films have always been…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Mad Max Goose MFP1100 Replica Kit

Mad Max Goose MFP1100 Replica Kit

In 1979 the first Mad Max film was released in Australian cinemas. It depicted director George Miller’s vision of a post-apocalyptic world struggling to battle lawlessness. Played by a young Mel Gibson, ‘Mad’ Max Rockatansky was the film’s protagonist. But for any motorcycle enthusiast, his best mate and fellow MFP (Main Force…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Dark Knight Rises Batpod motorcycle

Dark Knight Rises Batpod motorcycle

The latest Batman movie “The Dark Knight Rises” is currently in production and a series of spy photos of Anne Hathaway who is playing Cat Woman in the movie have emerged with her atop her own silver version of Batman’s motorcycle, the Batpod.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Girl with the Dragon Tattoo motorcycle

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo motorcycle

For the US release of David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, actress Rooney Mara has done away with the MX style motorcycle ridden in the original 2009 Swedish release of the film. Instead her character Lisbeth Sanders the “goth detective” was seen riding an all black, Cafe Racer styled, Honda…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Street legal Tron Lightcycle

Street legal Tron Lightcycle

Just after the release of the Tron Legacy movie I posted about the street-legal Tron Lightcycle by Parker Brothers Choppers. Since then the guys have continued to work on the bike and these new images of the bike have emerged online.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Keira Knightly on a Ducati Cafe Racer

Keira Knightly on a Ducati Cafe Racer

Finally the wait is over and the Chanel COCO Mademoiselle short film/commercial is out. The 3 minute 20 second film features Keira Knightly in a cat suit a top a beautiful Ducati 750 Sport Cafe Racer. What does this have to do with perfume? Who the hell cares. Enjoy. With Keira Knightley…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Tron Legacy Motorcycle – Ducati Sport 1000

Tron Legacy Motorcycle – Ducati Sport 1000

What is the Ducati motorcycle that Sam rides in the movie Tron Legacy? It’s a Ducati Sport 1000 Biposto. Here’s what else we know about it… After watching the Tron Legacy movie I was surprised to see how much screen time the Ducati motorcycles¬†in the film were given. It must have been…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Street legal TRON Light Cycle

Street legal TRON Light Cycle

If you’re a cashed-up Tron Legacy nerd or happen to have a spare $50k to spend on a new toy why not invest in your very own street-legal Tron Lightcycle? Parker Brothers Choppers in Florida preempted the release of the upcoming Disney flick “Tron Legacy” by building 10 street-legal versions of the…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Babylon A.D. – Lazareth custom motorcycles

Babylon A.D. – Lazareth custom motorcycles

Ok, so the movie was a steaming pile of poo…but did you happen to notice the custom motorcycles? I always love to see what the folks in Hollywood come up with when trying to create motorcycles for Sci-fi or computer game/comic book adaptations.

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