Readers Rides

Return of the Cafe Racers - Readers Rides: Honda CM125 Riot Bike

Readers Rides: Honda CM125 Riot Bike

This little beauty of a bike from Simon and Singapore. He built the bike in the car park outside his work (I wish my boss was that cool!!) and did it all on a shoestring budget. Starting out with a totally stock 1995 Honda CM125 Simon pieced together out of scrap and…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Readers Ridesweek

Readers Ridesweek

I continue to get a steady flow of outstanding custom motorcycle builds sent in by readers and as a result I have a backlog of backyard built motorcycles to post. So to recognise those who have sent in their Cafe Racers, Bobbers and custom builds I am going to devote this week…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Readers Rides November 2011 part 1

Readers Rides November 2011 part 1

We have to say readers rides have quickly become our favourite addition to the site in years. we’ve been overwhelmed with the number and quality of the Cafe Racers being sent in. That said it takes a fair bit of time to sift through everything we receive so if you’ve sent me…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Readers rides: Moto Guzzi Le Manns 1000

Readers rides: Moto Guzzi Le Manns 1000

This Moto Guzzi Cafe Racer sent in by Henry is the latest readers ride to have our jaws dragging on the ground. Based on a 1989 LeMans 1000 this Guzzi is a fraction of it’s former self. Much of the Le Mans original bodywork has been removed (thank goodness) to be replaced…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Readers rides October 2011 part 2

Readers rides October 2011 part 2

We are pleased to showcase another set of readers rides for the month of October. Amazing garage built Cafe Racers from around the globe sent in by the latest generation of backyard builders. As we continue to receive more projects we are beginning to see a trend in the choice of motorcycles…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - 1978 Honda CB550K Cafe Racer

1978 Honda CB550K Cafe Racer

Twenty years is a long time for a motorcycle to go unused. Oil dries up, rubber cracks, polish fades and paint flakes. But when the right person stumbles across it with the right amount of vision and skill it’s former glory can be returned and in some cases exceeded with some smart…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Readers rides

Readers rides

We have been receiving some stunning Cafe Racers from our readers. If you have a Cafe Racer you’ve built in your home workshop, backyard or living room why not send it in now for a chance to see it on Return of the Cafe Racers. Here’s a few from other readers to…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Readers rides: Like father like son CB550

Readers rides: Like father like son CB550

What is it about Benjie’s Cafe Racer parts that make every bike their fitted to look stunning? These two Honda CB550 Cafe Racers sent in by Donald are two clear examples. The two Honda Cafe Racers are owned and built by Donald and his son. After owning a CB550 25 years ago…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Readers Rides: BMW R75/5 Cafe Racer

Readers Rides: BMW R75/5 Cafe Racer

The quality of the home built Cafe Racers being submitted by our readers continues to astound us. This exceptional bike sent in by Shawn is based on a 1971 BMW R75/5 short wheel base that took around 10 months to complete. Here’s the story behind the build… “I wanted to build a…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Readers Rides

Readers Rides

Honda CB750 “Cold bitch” More home built Cafe Racers sent in by our talented readers. Thanks for sharing your motorcycles with the rest of us. Keep ’em coming in! Yamaha SR500 Cafe Racer Kawasaki ZXR250 Cafe Racer from Indonesia Zep-R Kawaka 750 Cafe Racer by Raider Motorsport in Sydney Honda NTV 650 Cafe…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Readers Rides

Readers Rides

Since adding the submission form to the site last week we have been stunned by the number and quality fo submissions we have been receiving! We are in the process of reviewing submissions and contacting those who’s Cafe Racers we will be featuring on the site soon. In the meantime Take a…

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