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Cafe Racer Parts

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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Return of the Cafe Racers - Cafe Racer parts and accessories

Cafe Racer parts and accessories

image via wrenchmonkees.com To welcome in the new year I’ve put together an updated list of online stores where you can buy all the parts you need for your 2013 Cafe Racer project. Since my last Cafe Racer parts post a lot has changed in the custom scene, theres some new kids…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Firestone Treadfull tshirts

Firestone Treadfull tshirts

Never in the history of rubber production has there been a tire that is more controversial than the Firestone Champion Deluxe. Over the past couple of years in the custom motorcycle scene it has become one of the most loved and hated tire choices with many a fiery debate occurring around its practicality and application. Regardless of…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - XS650 Cafe Racer – Rear sets

XS650 Cafe Racer – Rear sets

My XS650 Yamaha Cafe Racer project has been a slow build to say the least. Moving interstate and then house twice, not having a work space and joining a business tends to get in the way of such things. I am however as keen as ever to get the bike finished and…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - RYCA Cafe Racer kits

RYCA Cafe Racer kits

These days finding spare time to do anything, let alone build a custom motorcycle is near impossible for most working professionals which is something the crew at RYCA motors are clearly very aware of. RYCA motors is a Los Angeles based custom workshop who are producing ready made Cafe Racer kits for…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Parts for your Cafe Racer

Parts for your Cafe Racer

  I get a lot of comments and questions about Cafe Racer parts from my readers so in the coming months I will begin reviewing, stocking and selling Cafe Racer parts on Return of the Cafe Racers. I spend so much time looking around the internet at Cafe Racer parts builders and…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - The Modern Motorcycle Company

The Modern Motorcycle Company

The Modern Motorcycle Company is a custom workshop based in Melbourne, Victoria. Owned and run by Christian Condo the workshop specialises in Cafe Racer inspired motorcycles based on the mighty Yamaha XS650. Here’s what Christian has to say about his company… “We set out to recapture a sense of motorcycling that seems…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Finding parts for your Cafe Racer #3

Finding parts for your Cafe Racer #3

Part 3 of my updated “Sourcing parts for your Cafe Racer” article. If you haven’t seen anything you like yet you’re obviously hard to impress. Keep reading and hopefully, some of these Cafe Racer custom parts will tickle your fancy. Read on… VD Classics: If you followed my Kawasaki W650 Cafe Racer build…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Finding parts for your Cafe Racer #1

Finding parts for your Cafe Racer #1

Way back in 2006 I wrote a post about sourcing Cafe Racer parts online for your Cafe Racer project. Since then Cafe Racers have become exponentially more popular and as a result there are now even more online stores offering a huge range of truly original and high quality Cafe Racer parts.…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Finding parts for your Cafe Racer #2

Finding parts for your Cafe Racer #2

If it’s Cafe Racer parts and accessories you’re after here are a few more awesome online stores where you can find what you’re looking for… Wrench Monkees : Since appearing on the scene in 2007 the Wrenchmonkess have gained the attention (and respect) of motorcyclists around the globe. The Wrenchmonkee’s unique style…

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