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2015 Norton Commando 961 Cafe Racer

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It’s been a few years since the new Norton Commando was made available in the US. Known as the 961, it was offered in 4 variants – the SF, Sport, Cafe Racer, and a limited production Special Edition. Here’s one of the first Cafe Racers that made it to the US with just 511 miles. The new bikes are sold …

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Custom Cafe in Poland – 1992 Honda CBR600 F2

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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

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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

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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

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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 …