Cafe Racer Parts

Return of the Cafe Racers - Royal Racer – Enfield Bullet Cafe Kit

Royal Racer – Enfield Bullet Cafe Kit

Do you want a Royal Enfield cafe racer? You could just go out and buy a Royal Enfield Continental GT, but what if you’re after something a bit more unique? Indian workshop J&D Custom Co is in the final stages of developing a bolt-on kit that will transform any run of the mill…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Ride Review – Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe

Ride Review – Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe

I have to confess I tend to get a bit excited when a motorcycle manufacturer announces they are releasing a cafe racer styled machine. I suppose it has something to do with me running this cafe racer focused website for the last 12 years. Unfortunately, my excitement often leads to disappointment when…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Workshop Series – Motogadget Motoscope Mini

Workshop Series – Motogadget Motoscope Mini

In this edition of our ‘Workshop Series’, we’ve teamed up with the crew at Revival Cycles to bring you this in-depth overview of MotoGadget’s Motoscope Mini. This tiny digital gauge is the ultimate addition to any custom build. Its minuscule design is perfect for keeping the front end of your motorcycle clean…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Cafe Racer Parts – Cognito Moto Fork Swap Kits

Cafe Racer Parts – Cognito Moto Fork Swap Kits

Have you ever wanted to swap out the tired old telescopic forks on your retro ride for a pair of modern upside down items? Well, just like the pro workshops you can thanks to the crew at Virginia’s ‘Cognito Moto’. Upgrading your motorcycles old suspension is one of the best things you…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Rizoma Ducati Scrambler Cafe Racer

Rizoma Ducati Scrambler Cafe Racer

In the world of aftermarket motorcycle parts, there are a few manufacturers who stand out in the current custom scene as the cream of the crop. The design and quality of their parts are top notch and for a workshop or homebuilder who is looking for the ultimate accessories to complement their…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Custom Parts for you Cafe Racer #3

Custom Parts for you Cafe Racer #3

Welcome to the third instalment of ‘Custom Parts for your Cafe Racer’. As per part 1 and part 2 of this series I’ve pulled together a collection of Cafe Racer parts that stand out as some of the best looking and best-made aftermarket parts on the market. Whether you’re building a Cafe Racer…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Custom Parts for your Cafe Racer #2

Custom Parts for your Cafe Racer #2

Here’s the next instalment of “Custom Parts for your Cafe Racer” a series designed to help you find the very best parts or hard to find bits for your Cafe Racer. Covering everything from indicators to wiring components I’m pulling together all my favourite parts from around the globe to help you…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Parts for your Cafe Racer project

Parts for your Cafe Racer project

One of the most difficult aspects of building a Cafe Racer or custom motorcycle can be sourcing cool custom parts. You can spend hours if not days trawling the internet to find a part that satisfies your own unique aesthetic. Some time ago I ran a series of features about ‘finding parts…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Mad Max Goose MFP1100 replica

Mad Max Goose MFP1100 replica

In 1979 the first Mad Max film was released in Australian cinemas. ‘Mad’ Max Rockatansky may have been the films protagonist but his best mate and fellow MFP officer Jim ‘The Goose’ Rains was for any lover of motorcycles, one of the most memorable characters in the film. Before Goose meets his…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Crowe Metal Co custom fabrication

Crowe Metal Co custom fabrication

The difference between a nice custom motorcycle and an amazing one comes down to details. Once all the big work is done it’s the small things that really make a build. When I first saw ‘The Natural‘ Honda CB750 Cafe Racer by The Tarantulas I knew it was a great build, but once I…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Kelevra Ducati S4R Cafe Racer

Kelevra Ducati S4R Cafe Racer

If I was asked to pull together a list of my top 10 custom motorcycle workshops from around the globe (there’s an idea for a future post!) South Garage from Italy would be a shoe in. Their ‘Martinez’ Ducati 749 Cafe Racer was an absolute show stopper and clocked up thousands of…

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