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Scrambler

Our handpicked selection of the best Scrambler motorcycle builds from around the world. From road-going street bikes to dirt devouring monsters and everything in between. These are the bikes that are redefining the Scrambler name. Discover custom builders hot tips, favourite aftermarket parts and find some inspiration for your own Scrambler project. We even take a look at a few factory-built examples from manufacturers like Ducati, Triumph and BMW.
Return of the Cafe Racers - Kalifornia Dreaming – UMC BMW R100

Kalifornia Dreaming – UMC BMW R100

Hugo Eccles and the Untitled Motorcycles team are capable of building pretty much whatever they can dream up. Their custom Zero SR/F XP electric motorcycle is a testament to that. Unfortunately, requests for such unique builds don’t come all that often. As with any custom motorcycle workshop, their bread and butter is…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - House of Cool Yamaha Yardbuilt XSR700

House of Cool Yamaha Yardbuilt XSR700

Yamaha’s Yardbuilt series is the brainchild of the companies visionary project manager, Shun Miyazawa. The series kicked off back in 2011 and since then its lead to the creation of over 65 collaborative custom builds. The Yardbuilt series has been so successful that it has contributed to the trend for manufacturers to…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Twin Shock – CAPÊLOS XSR700 Scrambler

Twin Shock – CAPÊLOS XSR700 Scrambler

All hail Yamaha. As part of their Yard Built series they’ve been sponsoring some of the wildest, genre-pushing builds we’ve ever seen. They know the formula works. They know they’re onto a good thing. And that’s why they’ve recommissioned Capêlos Garage and Elemental Rides to build this custom Yamaha XSR700 Scrambler for…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Zero Excess – Andy Megerle XS650

Zero Excess – Andy Megerle XS650

“Stop dreaming, just start building!” These are the words you’ll find on Andy Megerle’s Instagram profile. I’ve featured a couple of the German-born moto enthusiasts projects on these pages before. So when an email from Andy turns up in my inbox I’m always eager to see what he has in store for…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE Ride Review

Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE Ride Review

Triumph seems to have created the ultimate Scrambler. They’ve gone a step further than everyone else and built a fully capable, off-road-ready motorcycle worthy of carrying the Scrambler name. After missing the Australian press launch of the Triumph Scrambler 1200 I was looking for the right opportunity to give one a proper…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - TIGER’S TALE – Titanium BMW R100GS

TIGER’S TALE – Titanium BMW R100GS

Twin Shock Division (TSD) Motorcycles is a tiny shop located in the Ukranian capital of Kiev. Headed by the talented Sawa Medvetskiy, they specialise in intricate, tessellating bodywork that’s designed to look tough and ready for action. And none come tougher than this — a BMW R100GS that draws inspiration from German…

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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 - Up For Adventure  – Wrench Kings Himalayan

Up For Adventure – Wrench Kings Himalayan

There’s very little that dual-sport bikes share in common with cafe racers. When it comes to customisation though every builder shares a common goal of creating a better performing, better-looking bike. Take for instance this new build by Netherlands based workshop the Wrench Kings. Based on a Royal Enfield Himalayan this custom…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Scrambler – Rogue Motorcycles R65

Scrambler – Rogue Motorcycles R65

For more than a decade I’ve stayed true to this websites cafe racer theme. I can assure you this was no easy task. I’ve lost count of all the amazing scramblers, flat trackers, bobbers and dare I say choppers I’ve passed up. However, it is now time for a change. This article…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Coffee Racer  – PBM Triumph Scrambler

Coffee Racer – PBM Triumph Scrambler

Ask anyone who’s ever tried. Running a successful custom motorcycle shop is no easy feat. Now imagine only having 2 days a week to devote to it. Tom at Purpose Built Moto has built up quite a name for his small Gold Coast garage, and he did it all while working a…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - 2019 Street Twin and Scrambler 900 Ride Review

2019 Street Twin and Scrambler 900 Ride Review

It’s been 3 years since the release of Triumph’s water-cooled Bonneville range. Amongst the first of the new Modern Classics to hit showroom floors was the Street Twin. Powered by a 900cc version of the updated parallel twin, it was the entry-level option in the all-new range. At the time of its…

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