Ducati 750SS Cafe Racer

Ducati Cafe Racers

In the mid-1950s, Ducati engineer Fabio Taglioni developed the desmodromic (“desmo”) 90° V-twin engine.  Since then, “Ducatisti” have been customizing the Italian company’s line of race-bred steeds. If you’re looking for a Ducati cafe racer, we have you covered.

Ducati 996 Cafe Racer Raw and Mechanical: Ducati 996 Café Racer - Naked 996: Jaron Hall’s Super Café…  Produced from 1999 to 2002, the Ducati 996 was a more faster, powerful incarnation of the Tamburini-designed 916, one of the most iconic bikes in motoring history. The 996cc […]
Ducati Multistrada Cafe Racer Unleashed Beast: Ducati Multistada 1200S Café Racer - Ducati Café Racer from STG Tracker…  In 2010, the Ducati Multistrada 1200S appeared, a two-wheeled multi-tool packing the 1198cc Testastretta V-twin from the company’s 1198 superbike. For this application, the engine was tuned for smoother […]
Ducati 750SS Cafe Racer Bloodred Bombshell: Ducati 750SS Café Racer - Polish Passion: Ducati Cafe Racer from Versor…  In 1972, Paul Smart took victory in the first Imola 200 on a Ducati 750, breaking the Italian factory into the big-bike brotherhood of leading European, Japanese, and […]
Ducati ST3 Cafe Racer Ducati ST3 Café Racer - Modern Ducati Café Racer from Jerem Motorcycles…   In 2003, Ducati gave their sport touring series a kick in the pants with the introduction of the ST3, which boasted a new and unique three-valve L-twin […]
Ducati Monster 600 Special Light to Black: “Lucenera” Ducati Monster 600 Special - LUCENERA: A tribute to the “Shape” of Light…  Luca Pozzato is the headman of GP Design, a Turin-based workshop known for creating turning motorcycles into jewels of contemporary design. His recent Ducati 1260 Diavel “Mu” […]
Ducati Banshee Ducati Banshee: 350cc Two-Stroke Monster - A Japanese-Italian Smoker from Moto Vera…   Yamaha’s aptly-named Banshee 350 is one of the most legendary quads of all time. Introduced in 1987, it earned a cult following for the staggering pump-gas power potential […]
Ducati 1098 Cafe Racer “GT1100s” Ducati 1098 Café Racer - Modern Meets Classic: Ronaldo Ferreti’s Ducati 1098 Café Racer…  In 2007, Ducati unveiled their new 1098 superbike, boasting a 160-bhp Testastretta Evoluzione engine — the most powerful production V-twin ever made at the time. It […]
Ducati Monster S4 Cafe Racer ONESPEED RACER: Ducati Monster S4 Café Racer - Alpha Moto builds a GP-inspired Monster…  By the year 2000, the air-cooled Ducati Monster 900 — the Italian factory’s best-selling machine — was growing long in the tooth, losing traction to a crop of ever […]
Ducati 749 Cafe Racer Modern Super Sport: Ducati 749 Café Racer - Ducati “749SS” by Jerem Motorcycles…  Introduced in 2003, the Ducati 749 was the middleweight SuperSport version of the Ducati 999 superbike — one of the most polarizing and controversial designs of the modern era. Though […]
Ducati 999 Cafe Racer Back in the Saddle: Ducati 999 Café Racer - Moto Adonis helps a one-legged rider achieve his dream…  When the Ducati 999 appeared in 2003, it was one of the most controversial motorcycles ever to roll out of the Italian factory. Designed by Pierre […]
Ducati Monster S4 Custom On The Prowl: Ducati Monster S4 Custom - P.M. Motorbike sharpens the fangs of an aging Monster…  When Ducati introduced the Monster S4 in 2001, it was more than the next evolution of the company’s iconic air-cooled factory streetfighter — it was a […]
Ducati 250 Cafe Racer Dreamy Duc: 1971 Ducati 250 Café Racer - Black Cycles Australia builds a 250cc Ducati café racer… Starting in 1950s, brothers Joseph and Michael Berliner of the Berliner Motor Corporation were the US importers for Ducati and many other European marquees. As the […]
Ducati 999 Cafe Racer A Leaner Bull: “Muccastretta” Ducati 999 Café Racer - Rind Performance streamlines the 999…  In 2001, Ducati introduced their new Testastretta (“Narrow Head”) L-twin engine, featuring narrower 25-degree angles between the inlet and exhaust valves, which corresponded with modern F1 four-valve theory. The narrow […]
Ducati 999 Cafe Racer Naked 999: 172-hp Ducati 999 Café Racer! - SaMi Motori builds a 172-hp Ducati Café Racer… In 2003, the Ducati 999 superbike appeared. Designed by Pierre Terblanche, it was an abrupt departure from the iconic 916 – 998 series and caused no small […]
Ducati 750SS Cafe Racer Old Soul, Modern Tech: Ducati 750SS Café Racer - Bolt Motor Co.’s Ducati 750 Super Sport…  The original Ducati 750SS (Super Sport) is one of the most iconic machines ever to emerge from the Bologna factory — a street-legal production version of the Ducati […]
Ducati 999 Cafe Racer SaMi UNO: Ducati 999 Café Racer - 134 whp / 380 lbs: “It’s all show and a lot of GO!” In 2003, the Ducati 999 was introduced to replace the iconic 916, and there was immediate controversy. The Pierre Terblanche design was […]
Turbo Ducati Italian for Blown: Turbo Ducati 916 “Soffiato” - Black Cycles Australia builds a Turbo Ducati!  In 2001, the Ducati Monster S4 was the first of Bologna’s beloved Monsters to receive a liquid-cooled L-Twin heart transplant from the superbike side of the factory, and […]
Ducati 1200SS Scales Studio: Ducati “1200SS” - A 120-whp / 320-lb Ducati from Scales Studio… Introduced in 2002, the Ducati 1000SS was the newest evolution of Bologna’s Super Sport family. We only received a handful of the machines here in the States, […]
Ducati Monster S4R Cafe Racer Unico Stealth: Ducati Monster S4R Testastretta - Paint it Black: Unico Moto builds a Monster S4R café racer…  The Ducati Monster S4R Testastretta brought the Italian brand’s experience in the World Superbike Championship to the ever-popular Monster platform. The race-tested L-twin Testastretta […]
Ducati 848 Cafe Racer Marlboro Missile: Ducati 848 Café Racer - Motocrew builds an 80s-inspired 848 Evo…  Introduced in 2010, the Ducati 848 Evo was a road-legal track weapon, boasting a 126-hp Testastretta engine, Brembo Monobloc calipers from the 1198R, and a non-adjustable steering damper: “This […]
Super Sport Tribute: Ducati 848 Café Racer - Jerem Motorcycles builds a modern tribute to the Ducati SS…  Introduced in 2007, the Ducati 848 has been called a superbike-killer, a 122-bhp V-twin sportbike with razor handling, an uproarious soundtrack, and a top speed […]
Ducati 400 Cafe Racer Duconda 400: Honda-Ducati Cafe Racer! - A Japanese-Italian love story from Black Cycles Australia…  Introduced in 1977, the Honda CB400T was the successor to the CB360. Better known as the Honda Hawk (US) or Dream (UK), the twin-cylinder CB400 offered a […]
Ducati 1098 Cafe Racer Bologna Bullet: Ducati 1098S Café Racer - Super Café: Badass Factory’s 160-hp Café Racer…  In 2007, Ducati introduced the 1098, also known as the “Ten-Nine-Eight” — a 1099cc liquid-cooled V-twin superbike that boasted 160 horsepower and a top speed of 174 mph. […]
Ducati Multistrada 1000 Cafe Racer Ducati Multistrada 1000 Café Racer - Designed by the renowned Pierre Terblanche, the Ducati Multistrada 1000DS was a truly bold creation, combining the company’s dual-spark 1000cc air-cooled Desmo V-twin with chassis dimensions, suspension, and ergonomics more akin to a multi-cylinder dual-sport […]
Ducati Monster Cafe Racer Sport Classic: Ducati Monster S2R - Tex Motorbike designs a plug-n-play Sport Classic kit…  We often receive inquiries from riders who want to customize their bikes on their own, but don’t have quite the design and fabrication skills to pull off […]
Ducati Monster 695 Cafe Racer Monster Makeover: Ducati M695 Café Racer - France’s Forge rebuilds a Parisian Monster…  In 2006, Ducati introduced a new entry-level Monster, the Monster 695, which boasted 10 more brake horsepower than its predecessor, the M620. In fact, Ducati said the bike’s 73 […]
DUCATI 1000SS CAFE RACER Motor Valley Missile: Ducati 1000SS - Simone Conti Motorcycles builds an alloy-clad Italian rocket…  Italy’s “Motor Valley” — aka Terra dei Motori (Land of Motors) — boasts an incredibly high concentration of iconic car, motorcycle, and motorsports names: Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, […]
Ducati Pantah Cafe Racer La Guapísima: Ducati Pantah 600 Sprint Racer - XTR Pepo x Irons Cafe Racer = one hot Ducati drag racer…  At the 1979 Milan Motorcycle Show, Ducati unveiled the Pantah, the first Ducati to eschew the old bevel-gear OHC design in favor of […]
Ducati 996 Cafe Racer Project X: Ducati 996 Café Racer - A veteran racer builds the ultimate track-focused 996 café racer… In 1994, Ducati introduced the 916, a blood-red weapon designed by none other than Massimo Tamburini, also known as “Michelangelo of motorbike design.” The 916 […]
Ducati Scrambler 1100 Cafe Racer Night Storm Race-RR: Ducati Scrambler 1100 - Gasoline Motor Co. builds a dark ‘n stormy Ducati… The Ducati Scrambler 1100 is the alpha wolf of the company’s Scrambler series, featuring an air/oiled-cooled 1079cc desmodue engine that produces 86 horsepower and 65 foot-pounds […]
Ducati S4R Cafe Racer THE Monster: “M Ducati” S4R by Rob Maxwell - “A ludicrous version of THE Monster…” Introduced in 2003, the Ducati S4R was the most powerful Monster ever produced, featuring a liquid-cooled, fuel-injected 996cc L-twin derived from the company’s championship-winning World Superbike engine. This 113-hp […]
Ducati Superlite Ducati Superlite from Gareth Roberts - The ultimate cafe racer from Oil In The Blood filmmaker Gareth Roberts… The Ducati MH900e (Evoluzione) is an ultra-rare, hand-built retro sport bike that paid homage to Mike Hailwood’s (MH) victorious 1978 Isle of Man […]
Ducati Scrambler Cafe Racer Babe Blue: Ducati 800 SCR Cafe Racer - The Ducati Scrambler has become one of the most popular modern platforms for customization. Available in 400, 800, and 1100 versions, the V-twin Scrambler is a revival of the brand’s classic Scrambler series of dual-sport […]
Ducati “Predator” Café Racer by Moto-Technology - “Great for winding mountain roads, but also for the urban jungle…” Introduced back in 1993, the Ducati Monster was the work of industrial designer Miguel Angel Galluzzi, who’s also known for designing such bikes as […]
Ducati 900SS Cafe Racer The Candolini: Ducati 900SS Café Racer - The Ducati SuperSport (SS) debuted in 1988, a series of air-cooled 90° V-twin motorcycles that would remain in production for nearly 20 years. None other than the gonzo journalist himself, Hunter S. Thompson, reviewed the […]
Turbo Ducati 848 Superbike Turbocharged Superbike: Ducati 848 Turbo - Turbocharged Ducati superbike from two best friends… The Ducati 848 superbike, introduced in 2008, featured a 134-hp “Testastretta” V-twin, a trellis frame developed in conjuction with the company’s racing division, and in a surprising move […]
Ducati 999 Custom Custom Ducati 999 “Paprika” by XTR Pepo - The Ducati 999, built from 2003-2006, boasted a liquid-cooled L-twin Desmodromic engine capable of 138 horsepower and 80 lb-ft of torque. While the 999’s styling — which was the work of South African designer Pierre […]
Ducati Monster 821 Cafe Racer “Pantah” Ducati Monster 821 Cafe Racer by XTR Pepo - The Ducati Pantah (“Panther”), introduced in 1979, heralded a whole new generation of modern Ducati V-twins, with belt-driven camshafts and trellis frames — features that remain Ducati hallmarks to this day. What’s more, the Pantah […]
Ducati 750SS 900MHe Cafe Racer Ducati 750SS Cafe Racer by Unik Edition - The Ducati “Tribute” — a modern re-imagining of the famous 900 MHe At the dawn of the 21st century, Ducati unveiled their limited production MH900e, a 74-hp retro sport bike built in homage to the […]
Ducati Monster 1200 R Custom Ducati Monster 1200 R Custom by XTR Pepo - “Il Padrino” — the Godfather of Ducati Monsters… Pepo Rosell, aka the “master constructor,” is the man behind Spain’s XTR Pepo, building some of the hottest, most trick motorcycle specials on the planet. In his […]
Suzuki GS750 Cafe Racer Zucati Suzuki GS750 “Zucati” by Justin Page -   The Suzuki GS750 was the first four cylinder in the venerable GS series — the company’s first full-fledged foray into four-stroke motorcycles. At its release the GS was the fastest of the 750cc fours […]
Ducati 900SS Cafe Racer Ducati 900SS Retro Racer Cafe - The Ducati 900SS is a legend of a machine, capable of inspiring some of the most famous words in motorcycling history: “Some people will tell you that slow is good – and it may be, […]
“Flat White” Ducati Monster 400 Cafe Racer - A 400cc Monster with bodywork built with fireproof aerospace textile! Max Betteridge spent his childhood in his father’s woodwork before being relegated to the family’s old hen house, where he built his first car:  a […]
Ducati 900SS Cafe Racer Ducati 900SS Cafe Racer by Thornton Hundred Motorcycles - “Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube…” In 1995, Cycle World magazine has the very brave idea to send Gonzo himself — Hunter S. Thompson […]
Ducati Monster 900 Cafe Racer Ducati Monster Cafe Racer by FRC Moto - Robin Fagerman of Sweden’s FRC Moto walked outside his apartment one morning to find his 1999 Ducati Monster 900s — “Leonora” — the victim of an attempted theft.  The bike was “totally broken,” says Robin, […]
Ducati Scrambler Cafe Racer “Rumble 400” Ducati Scrambler Cafe Racer by Eastern Spirit Garage - Ready to Rumble:  400cc giant-killer from a Polish master… The Scrambler Ducati Custom Rumble is now into its second edition — a build contest based around the ever-popular, highly-customizable Ducati Scrambler platform. Whereas the first […]
Ducati Concept Cafe Racer Ducati Valchiria Cafe Racer by Walter Castrogiovanni - COOLEST. THESIS. EVER. Walter Castrogiovanni of Lipari Island, Sicily, has completed this Ducati “Valchiria” (Valkyrie) as part of his Industrial Design thesis at Palermo University. The bike was designed as a “pluri-configurable vehicle.” In layman’s […]
Ducati 750SS Cafe Racer Ducati 750SS Cafe Racer by Kaspeed - We are big fans of family-run workshops, especially when they turn out staggering beauties like this 2001 Ducati 750SS cafe racer. This is the most sophisticated build to date from twin brothers Jimmy and Mick […]
P-51 Custom Motorcycle “Mustang Sally” Ducati Monster by Spurius Rotis - Sure, we love motorcycles here at BikeBound, but our all-time favorite machine ever created is the North American P-51 Mustang — the king long-range interceptor of WWII, which allowed pilots to escort bombers deep into […]
Ducati Monster Custom Ducati Monster Custom by XTR Pepo - Nobody builds bikes quite like the “master constructor,” Pepo Rosell of XTR Pepo. His bikes tend to take their inspiration from the realm of motorsport, with paint schemes and high-performance engines, suspension, and brakes that […]