The cafe racer blends the needs of a speed freak with those of a minimalist to create a near perfect motorcycle. Great examples of these bikes stand out no matter what other bikes surround them. […]
We found this oh-so-clean 1975 Honda CB550F cafe racer through Denton Moto Collective of Denton, Texas, who recently listed the bike as their #motoinspiration of the day. Nicknamed the “F-Bomb,” the bike was built by […]
That madman across the water, Steve Willis at Shaw Speed & Custom, has created another award-winning Sportster custom. The XLST3, a Sportster Tracker, won 1st place at the London International Bike Show AMD Championship. SSC […]
This XR200 scrambler, built by 3B Customs of Surigao City, Philippines, was built for professional surfer Luke Landrigan, a huge moto enthusiast. The “3B” in 3B Customs stands for Bikes Builds Bonds — now that’s a name that says it all. Though 3B Customs is located far from the capital city of Manila, where many of the known bike builders call home, they are quickly building a name for themselves with incredible customs like this one.
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and, in this case, it has resulted in an amazing build by Andrei, the fabricator/magician at BBCR Engineering in St. John, Indiana, just outside of Chicago. […]
Builders in The Netherlands keep cranking out killer custom builds, and Moto Adonis is one of our favorites. Now they are back with a KTM scrambler running an ’80s frame and ’03 LC4 engine. The […]
This blood-red Kawasaki KZ750 twin cafe racer, garage-built by Shad Alexander of Alabama, won the People’s Choice Award at Ace Corner during this year’s Barber Vintage Festival. Incredibly, this was Shad’s first build attempt and he did all the work himself, including making the fiberglass underbelly, lacing and truing the wheels, and building his own paint booth.
We love the smell of two-strokes in the morning–or any time, really–especially if they are 70s street screamers. Enter the Suzuki T500, one of the lesser-known oil-smokers of era. Marketed as the Cobra or Titan, […]
Tom Laveuf grew up in France, where he and his family rode Honda CR125 and CR250 dirt bikes, and his uncle rebuilt 70s Hondas. After moving to the States, his two-wheeled obsession went dormant until […]
Recently, we featured this Honda CB750K cafe racer by Herencia Custom Garage of Argentina. Builders Federico Lozada and German Karp rarely tackle cafe builds–their style leans more toward the tracker/scrambler end of the spectrum. However, […]