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1974 Moto Guzzi 850T/T3 Cafe Racer

In Cafe Racer, Custom, Italy by Abhi0 Comments

Moe from Cycle Garden is selling off a customer’s bike that they have maintained for 15 years. It’s a hybrid of a 850T frame and a 850T3 motor, and the package has a few minor modifications. It was a daily rider so it has a couple of dents in the tank, but it also hopefully means that this has been …

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Custom Cafe in Poland – 1992 Honda CBR600 F2

In Cafe Racer, Custom, Japan by Tim Huber0 Comments

In recent years manufacturers have increasingly found that the synergy of modern and retro elements making up a two-wheeled sum in the form of scramblers, cafe racers and trackers is a successful recipe for good sales numbers. This notable custom-built example takes a different approach by combining vintage and well…less vintage (1960-70’s and 1990’s) in lieu of something more modern. …

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Big Cafe Racer – 1976 Honda Goldwing

In Cafe Racer, Custom, Japan by Tim Huber0 Comments

When you think about cafe-builds, Honda likely comes to mind, however the name: Goldwing, probably not so much. Nonetheless this unusual cafe example boasts the classic 999cc GL1000 Goldwing powerplant from 1976. This old school Honda-tourer has undergone a complete rebuild from the ground up with all the metal being blasted and repainted before piecing together this odd two-wheeler. As …

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Project Scorpion – 1992 Honda CB750 Cafe Racer

In Cafe Racer, Japan by Tim Huber0 Comments

CB cafe racers are a dime-a-dozen these days so it’s not often that I come across one that stands out as being genuinely special but this 1992 CB750 built by IndustrialMoto is all kinds of awesome. Not only does this one-off CB feature modern components and suspension, but the cosmetic work and build quality are good enough to easily pass …

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1975 Honda CB750F Super Sport Custom

In Cafe Racer, Custom, Japan by Abhi0 Comments

Honda’s CB750 was a game changer when it was first released, but by 1975 the bike had been overshadowed by the Kawasaki Z1. Honda responded with the F Super Sport alongside the K5 model. The F got a new gas tank, a rear disc brake, and a 4-into-1 exhaust. Other modifications improved horsepower and the chassis – Cycle magazine said …

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2000 Kawasaki W650 Cafe Racer

In Cafe Racer, Custom, Japan by Abhi0 Comments

Post Listing Update: This custom W650 did not get any interest at the asking price of $8,500. Even though some reviewers thought the W650 looked more like the original Bonneville than the modern classic variant, I feel like I don’t see many customs based on the Kawasaki platform. Part of the reason for that simply that there’s a lack of …