Cafe Racers

Continental GT 650

Continental GT 650 – A 60’s Café Racer Throwback

Royal Enfield hit it out of the park when they released the Continental GT 650, it is the ultimate value café racer that I am completely in love with.  Sure…

Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe Racer

Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe – Retro 60’s Street Racer on Steroids

In 2017 we caught the first glimpse of what Kawasaki Motorcycles had been working on to offer to the naked bike and modern-retro scene.  It came rolling out of the…

Z900RS Cafe

Honda GB500 TT – A Very British Japanese Motorcycle

You could argue that the Honda GB500 TT is a Japanese copy of iconic British single cylinder machines that at one time dominated motorcycling and in particular the Isle of…

Moto Guzzi V7 Sport – Worlds First Production Cafe Racer

The Moto Guzzi V7 Sport is perhaps the Italian marques most important motorcycle to date. It is certainly one of the most praised and admired Guzzi that you could come…

Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans Review & Buyers Guide

The Moto Guzzi 850 Le Mans caught the world’s attention when released in 1976 and it has continued to captivate ever since, developing an adoring audience that keeps the motorcycle…

Harley Davidson XLCR

Harley Davidson XLCR – The American Café Racer

The Harley Davidson XLCR was the first and only attempt by the company at a café racer style motorcycle. Perhaps ‘café racer’ isn’t the style you think of when considering…

Do Café Racers Hurt Your Back?

For twenty-five years, I’ve physically suffered with back problems after having a spectacular crash on my ZXR. (Actually, it wasn’t that spectacular, but did leave me suffering from a number…

What is a Cafe Racer?

Since the 2009 second coming of Cafe Racers the genre has gone from strength to strength. Lots of manufacturers have one in their stable and in general they at least…

How To Make a Cafe Racer Comfortable – 7 Tips To Improve Your Ride

Want a Cafe Racer but worried about the riding position? Building your own Cafe Racer but afraid you’ll be in no shape to reach those clip-ons by the time it…

cafe racer vs sportsbike

Café Racer v Sports Bike: What’s the difference?

The Cafe Racer v Sports Bike dilemma pops up in my inbox more than most. Usually they’re from someone who rides a Sports Bike but giving serious thought to purchasing…

cafe racer vs sportsbike

What is a cafe racer jacket

What Is a Cafe Racer Jacket?

Are you looking for a Cafe Racer jacket to wear as a fashion statement or for something that not only looks cool but also protects you should you come off…

What is a cafe racer jacket

the Thruxton is one of the main reasons why cafe racers are so popular

Why Are Cafe Racers So Popular? – 5 Reasons this 50’s classic is back

Most have heard the term “Cafe Racer” and in our head we have an image of what one looks like. In my particular case, they are my favourite style of…

the Thruxton is one of the main reasons why cafe racers are so popular

why are cafe racers so popular? Because of productions motorcycles like this

Which Cafe Racer Is Best For A Beginner?

Jon from North Wales asked if there is a production Cafe Racer available that’s suitable for a beginner. He’s always loved Cafe Racers and now he has his A2 licence,…

why are cafe racers so popular? Because of productions motorcycles like this

Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe

Which Is The Best Cafe Racer For Big Guys?

By their nature Cafe Racers don’t lend themselves well to big guys. They can can make you feel cramped at the best of times and if you’re over 6 ft…

Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe

How much to build a cafe racer?

How Much Does It Cost To Build a Cafe Racer?

Thinking of building a Cafe Racer? Unless you have deep pockets you will have been trying to work out how much your project would actually cost, I know I have….

How much to build a cafe racer?

Cafe Racer History

Over the years, we’ve seen many different movements within the motorcycle industry. Trends have come and gone but there have been few movements as influential and powerful as the cafe…