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November 20, 10:34 AM
We get quite a few emails from readers asking why we focus so much on pro customs, and not backyard builds from talented amateurs.
November 20, 10:33 AM
Brandon Holstein run a workshop called 'Brawny Built' in Signal Hills, California where he does everything from basic servicing through to full custom builds.
November 19, 3:29 AM
The new Yamaha XV950 is a motorcycle designed to target the fast growing mid-size cruiser segment, Yamaha released the model in 2013 and it’s quickly found a strong foothold for itself not just in the United States by across Europe and Asia as well.
November 19, 3:28 AM
Monkee#71 is almost there, a seat, a few parts need to come back from paint and buffing, and then a test ride to adjust the last things!
November 19, 3:27 AM
Or whatever you want to call it.
November 17, 3:58 AM
1999 Inazuma by Red Hot Chili Customs, Poland
November 17, 3:56 AM
In the motorcycling world, all eyes are on Ducati at the moment, with the new Scrambler going on sale in January 2015. So we perked up when we heard about another Ducati Scrambler—from Speedtractor, one of our favorite Japanese builders.
November 17, 3:55 AM
This BMW R75/5 by the team at Ton-Up Garage is a good illustration of the new movement towards restomodding motorcycles without necessarily customising them into cafe racers, scramblers, bobbers, flat trackers or any other sub-genre popular with...
November 17, 3:54 AM
The Honda CB550F SuperSport is a motorcycle that’s lived in the shadow of its larger sibling, the CB750F, for the past 40 years.
November 13, 11:38 AM
"Modern Retro". That's how Taiwan born, LA based Samuel Kao of JSK Custom Design describes his 'Ivory Comet' Cafe Racer.
November 12, 9:39 AM
We've all seen the listings on eBay. "Perfect project bike", "Needs some attention", "It's all there, just requires reassembling!". The unfinished or forgotten dreams of budding backyard builders up for grabs at bargain prices.
November 7, 11:15 AM
It’d be a pretty safe bet to say that most Pipeburn readers would have heard of café racers. Hell, if you haven’t then there’s probably not much hope for you.
November 7, 6:15 AM
If you like custom bikes and have a thirst for horsepower, industrial designer Bill Webb is your man. Just send him your Honda CBR1000rr for a makeover.
November 6, 4:18 AM
Written by Martin Hodgson. There are many ways to start the build of a custom motorcycle; owning a bike that’s just begging to be modified, scoring a wreck and restoring it to your own style or sitting down with pen and paper to design like you’re...
November 4, 8:28 AM
Written by Ian Lee.
When a builder is passionate about the bike he is working on, you can see it in his work. Axel from Kaffeemaschine has almost reached a state of oneness with Moto Guzzi’s.
November 4, 8:27 AM
Bedlam Werks is a 3-year old custom motorcycle shop based out of Athens, Georgia. The brainchild of Travis Christopher, Bedlam has evolved from making custom parts – usually for cafe racers – into now building custom motorcycles.
November 3, 4:15 AM
Welcome to a new series on the world’s best motorcycle shops. We’re kicking off with Deus Milano, because this week is EICMA week—when Milan hosts the world’s most exciting motorcycle show.
EICMA is open to the public for just four days.
November 2, 6:40 PM
A garage for special motorcycles and cafe racers
October 29, 9:21 AM
Yamaha XS 850 Cafe Racer by Wilhelm.
October 30, 5:58 PM
Welcome at Cafe Racers United! This is the place to learn, to be inspired and to enjoy Cafe Racers like this Kawasaki W650 Cafe Racer by Old Empire Motorcycles
October 30, 5:55 PM
Welcome to CafeRacersUnited.com. The place for and by cafe racer enthusiasts. We write about Cafe Racer s like this Triumph Speed Triple Cafe Racer by Gunnar