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Red Line – Tank Machine BMW R9T

It’s no secret that manufacturers have been watching what’s been happening in the cafe racer scene. They’ve been releasing motorcycles aimed at those of us who like to tweak our rides for…

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Chalcolithic Café Racer – BMW R100 R Mystic

Mankind has been discovering clever uses for copper since 9000BC. The stuff has been used to fashion tools, tile church roofs, build a supersized lady liberty, conduct electricity and its even cast…

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Made in China – Mandrill BMW R90

Since the launch of Return of the Cafe Racers in 2006 we’ve published stories covering custom motorcycle builds from workshops all over the world. The one country that has eluded our pages…

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First Brief – H Garage BMW R75

Making a living off building motorcycles is a tough gig. Custom motorcycles are a personal expression of one’s own taste, so putting together a bike that appeals to everyone isn’t easy. The day…

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