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Krugger Tribute to Japan Honda CB450

Krugger Tribute to Japan Honda CB450 | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
Fred Krugger (not to be mistaken with the wrinkly chap from the Nightmare on Elm Street movies) builds some fairly "out there" custom motorcycles.
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76′ Honda CB750 by Raccia Motorcycles

76′ Honda CB750 by Raccia Motorcycles | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
It’s not every day you get stalked by a Hollywood actor to build you a bike.
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La Boheme Kawasaki Zephyr 750

La Boheme Kawasaki Zephyr 750 | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
Suzuki Katana. Honda Dominator. Kawasaki Ninja. These are all bike names that inspire visions of power and awesomeness. In some bizarre, magical way they appeal to men before they've even laid eyes on them.  It's motorcycle marketing at it's finest.
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BMW R100 RS by Untitled Motorcycles

BMW R100 RS by Untitled Motorcycles | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
New wave customs are occasionally criticized for their lack of performance when compared to modern machines costing the same money. The answer, obviously, is that outright performance is not the be-all and end-all when it comes to riding.
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Monkee#65

Monkee#65 | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
We just finished this bike.. Monkee#65
It's tested and drives like racebike, 883 converted to a 1200 with a few upgraded details..
We sure hope the owner will enjoy the Danish summer.
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Hero Honda Karizma ‘Sliver’ by Mean Green Customs

Hero Honda Karizma ‘Sliver’ by Mean Green Customs | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
Written by Ian Lee.
So you want to build a sweet ride, but you don’t want to take the well travelled route. You want something with that café racer silhouette, but you also crave something fresh.
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Honda CX500 – Nozem Amsterdam

Honda CX500 – Nozem Amsterdam | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
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An-Bu XS650 Monsters

An-Bu XS650 Monsters | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
If you're a regular reader of Return of the Cafe Racers you're sure to recognise these 2 custom builds as the work of An-Bu Bikes in Japan.
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the Bike Shed » Down & Out Cafe Racers W650

the Bike Shed » Down & Out Cafe Racers W650 | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
“Kawasaki's W650/800 doesn't get as much custom-love as you'd expect. Sure, the bike was adopted by Deus as one of their main build platforms but considering how well suited the bike is as custom donor you'd think that ...”
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Yamaha Virago XV750 by Greg Hageman

Yamaha Virago XV750 by Greg Hageman | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
When it comes to old motorcycles in need of resurrection, owners often face a dilemma: restore to original spec, or rebuild as a custom?
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CAFE' RACER CULTURE: Yah XJ 750

CAFE' RACER CULTURE: Yah XJ 750 | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
ad hoc caferacers http://t.co/QLNbd3yGf1
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Ducati 900SS custom by Atom Bomb

Ducati 900SS custom by Atom Bomb | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
With the new-wave custom scene continually evolving and diversifying, it’s becoming progressively more difficult to classify custom motorcycles. Even the mere mention of the term “café racer” is enough to send purists into a frenzy these days.
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BMW R nineT custom by UCC

BMW R nineT custom by UCC | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
After building bikes for nigh on 20 years, Unique Custom Cycles has a reputation most builders would die for.
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‘74 Norton Commando – 59 Café

‘74 Norton Commando – 59 Café | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
In the modern incarnation of the Café Racer culture perhaps no motorcycle waves the flag like a Deus Yamaha SR500.
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The 2014 Bike EXIF Awards, Part I

The 2014 Bike EXIF Awards, Part I | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
It’s time for our biannual roundup of the most popular motorcycles on Bike EXIF: the best of the best, as chosen by our hundreds of thousands of readers from around the world.
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Ellaspede ZR550 Zephyr

Ellaspede ZR550 Zephyr | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
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Ducati 650 Pantah by Revival Cycles

Ducati 650 Pantah by Revival Cycles | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
By Alan Stulberg’s own admission, Revival Cycles is “the kind of shop that puts subtlety high on the list of design priorities.” It shows—Revival’s builds are typically laced with well-considered details that are easily missed at first glance.
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Cognito Moto CB750

Cognito Moto CB750 | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
"I started Cognito Moto with the black and red Honda CB550 featured on Return of the Cafe Racers last year. This is my latest build a which started off as a '74 CB750 frame and motor I picked up for $400.
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Honda GB250 by Ellaspede

Honda GB250 by Ellaspede | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
The Honda GB250 is one of those small bikes with a big heart—in this case, an air-cooled single that pumps out a healthy 30 bhp in stock form.
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Honda CB 350 AHRMA racer

Honda CB 350 AHRMA racer | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
The term ‘café racer’ is bandied about so much these days, it’s virtually lost all meaning. But this sleek Honda CB 350 is one of the few modern customs that live up to the moniker.
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Mietitrebbie Italiane

Mietitrebbie Italiane | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it

"Italian Combine Harvesters" is the name given by Dino Romano to this aged Triumph Legend turned into a cafe racer...

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‘79 Honda CX500 – JMR Customs

‘79 Honda CX500 – JMR Customs | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
‘Plastic Maggots’ they called them. And all for an unassuming little fairing that some ‘genius’ decided didn’t suit their tastes. Talk about throwing the baby out with the bath water.
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The Speed Merchant

The Speed Merchant | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
The 4 motorcycles you see here are the work of Speed Merchant (run by the highly respected trio of Brandon “Brawny Built” Holstein, Denver Dan and Mike Kawakami), their work has been featured right across the web with multiple features on Bike...
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‘83 BMW R80 – The GasBox

‘83 BMW R80 – The GasBox | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
Written by Ian Lee.
There are clean builds. And then there are ‘clean’ builds. Motorcycles so neat, you would imagine the mechanic scrubbing up before working on it. The latest build from Jesse Bassett and The Gasbox is one such build.
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Buell Ulysses XB12X – Studio Motors

Buell Ulysses XB12X – Studio Motors | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
Vintage Racers ® http://www.vintage-racers.com/
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Catrina CB750 CafeTracker

Catrina CB750 CafeTracker | Cafe Racers | Scoop.it
I'm very excited to say that todays bike comes from the home of Tacos and Tequila which is, of course, Mexico. This is the first Mexican built (Guadalajara to be geographically precise) custom motorcycle to grace the pages of ROCR.
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