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Return of the Cafe Racers - Roads We Ride – Bells Line of Road

Roads We Ride – Bells Line of Road

In this new edition of ‘Roads We Ride’ we join police officer Michael Corboy. Michael is a seasoned rider who has travelled the world on two wheels. He also considers the Bells Line of Road in New South Wales to be one of his favourite stretches of asphalt.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Roads We Ride – The Oxley Highway

Roads We Ride – The Oxley Highway

Veteran motorcycle tourer Alex Donnelly and his wife Ann have traveled throughout Australia on two wheels. They consider the Oxley Highway in New South Wales as one of Australia’s best roads and is one they “keep going back to”. With 150km of corners, the Oxley is a motorcyclists dream, but its location…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Timing is Everything – Partridge x TW Steel MT-10

Timing is Everything – Partridge x TW Steel MT-10

I’ve worked on my fair share of custom builds to know that things can get a little stressful. When I read the story of Ant Partridge’s Yamaha MT-10 build for TW Steel though, everything I’d experienced felt like a walk in the park! The story begins with his moving to the UK,…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Roads We Ride – Waterfall Way

Roads We Ride – Waterfall Way

Here’s the latest edition of ‘Roads We Ride’, a collaboration between the folks at Pipeburn, Stories of Bike and Transport for NSW. In this edition of ‘Roads We Ride’ we head 6 hours north of Sydney to Waterfall Way. The 185km stretch of road is one of Australia’s most spectacular. Weaving its…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Roads We Ride – Commuting in Sydney

Roads We Ride – Commuting in Sydney

The Roads We Ride series continues this year with more insights into some of Sydney’s best-known riding roads and how to safely navigate them. This time around rather than heading out into the countryside we tag along with Jimi Swan on his Royal Enfield 500 during his ride to and from work.…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - 200 Meters of Madness – The Sultans of Sprint

200 Meters of Madness – The Sultans of Sprint

It seems that the custom scene has been bitten by the drag racing bug. As motorcyclists, we all have an inherent love for speed, but when you combine that obsession with style and a good dose of competitiveness things start to get really interesting. It may not sound like much but a…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Roads We Ride – Macquarie Pass

Roads We Ride – Macquarie Pass

Here’s the third installment of the ROADS WE RIDE series. In this episode, we meet Matt Laxton. Matt grew up in the beautiful Southern Highlands of NSW and while studying for his nursing degree he would travel the Macquarie Pass in Australia’s New South Wales most days. After buying his first motorcycle in…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Vertigo – Vibrazioni Moto Guzzi Audace

Vertigo – Vibrazioni Moto Guzzi Audace

For the second year in a row, Moto Guzzi Italia is hosting their ‘Lord of the Bikes’ series. The series sees a handful of Italy’s top custom motorcycle builders to go head to head in an elimination-style build off using motorcycles from the Moto Guzzi range. It’s a competition that welcomes imaginative thinking…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Fusion of Man and Machine – Digimoto BMW R1200R

Fusion of Man and Machine – Digimoto BMW R1200R

As technology advances motorcycle design is suffering. The challenges of working with limited space creates unique problems that seem to result in bulky or cluttered aesthetics. Occasionally innovation comes from individuals who aren’t affected by the bureaucracy and red tape of global companies and today’s featured build is the perfect example. This is the Digimoto…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Roads We Ride – The Old Pacific Highway

Roads We Ride – The Old Pacific Highway

Here’s the second installment of the ROADS WE RIDE series, a great collaboration between Pipeburn, Stories of Bike and Transport for NSW. In this episode, we meet Rodney ‘Champo’ Champness, founder of the Newcastle Café Racers, safety instructor and self-confessed petrol head. Champo’s a long-term rider and auto enthusiast who has a…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Every Day Motorcycle Essentials

Riding Gear – Every Day Motorcycle Essentials

There’s a real difference between thinking you’re prepared and actually being prepared. You may have earned every outdoor merit badge during your days as a boy scout, but without the right tools on hand, you can really become unstuck. Whether you’re a daily motorcycle commuter or an outright adventurer, here are a…

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