Mike’s xs650 Bobber

Oct 31, 2012 | 2 Comments
Mike’s xs650 Bobber

We first saw Mike McFadden’s builds on Do The Ton and just had to see more of his work. This beautifully detailed Bobber is based around a 1980 Yamaha XS650 which came to Mike via a Yamaha […]

Made In Metal Carbon Duc

Oct 31, 2012 | No Comments
Made In Metal Carbon Duc

Up in Stafford, Made in Metal have been producing lovely cafe racers from Ducati donors to provide characterful cafe racer customs that perform as good as they look. A Ducati 900 SS ie was the donor for […]

Tex Design Ducati MS4R

Oct 29, 2012 | 4 Comments
Tex Design Ducati MS4R

Paolo Tesio got our attention with the simple act of posting a stunning photo on the Bike Shed Motorcycle Club Facebook page. At first we didn’t realise it was his own photo, and wondered what piece of […]

Red Max Harley Cafe

Oct 29, 2012 | 4 Comments
Red Max Harley Cafe

Red Max Speed Shop down in Hampshire in the UK has been building itself a great rep for putting together quality custom builds over the last few years, and we first came across them when we saw […]

Julian’s XL350 Tracker

Oct 29, 2012 | No Comments
Julian’s XL350 Tracker

Julian Thompson is from New Zealand, living in Melbourne. He grew up on a dairy farm in NZ, had his first motorbike when he was seven – a Z50 that his brother set on fire – and […]

CRD #17 Ruby Ring

Oct 26, 2012 | No Comments
CRD #17 Ruby Ring

Cafe Racer Dreams‘ Ruby Ring has been all over the web on places like BikeEXIF and anywhere else where the finest pro customs might feature, so although we’re a bit late to the party we just had […]

Vaughn’s SR250

Oct 25, 2012 | 3 Comments
Vaughn’s SR250

This sweet little SR is Kiwi Vaughn’s first build, and he’s done himself proud with a bike that just begs you to just get on it and have a go. Here’s how she started out – a […]

Steel Bent ’77 CB550 “Inverted”

Oct 24, 2012 | No Comments
Steel Bent ’77 CB550 “Inverted”

Steel Bent Customs have created their own breed of brat style customs with super-slimline seats and batteries hidden by crafty ninjas, all conspiring to leave a featherweight look to the rear of their builds and creating a […]

Chuck’s CB750

Oct 23, 2012 | No Comments
Chuck’s CB750

Nine months of hard work from Chuck in Florida produced this lovely, old-school cafe racer, based on the evergreen Honda CB750- and all on a budget of $5000. Apart from the end cans, handmade tank and seat […]

Boor Custom’s CB750KZ

Oct 22, 2012 | No Comments
Boor Custom’s CB750KZ

We featured Boor Custom’s XJ600 a short while ago, introducing this new Hungary-based custom shop into the cafe custom scene, and this is their second build, based on the trusty CB750. Shop founders Csongor Farkas and Krisztián […]

Dave’s Honda GB250 Clubman

Oct 19, 2012 | One Comment
Dave’s Honda GB250 Clubman

Dave Lee from Leeds in the UK got in touch with us last week, to show us his 1992 Honda GB250 Clubman. These are pretty rare bikes and certainly the first we’ve seen as a cafe racer. […]

The New Ride…

Oct 18, 2012 | One Comment
The New Ride…

The problem with getting into the cafe custom scene is that one bike is never enough, and unless you’re rich and can just fill your garage that means buying and selling, modding and moving on… And so […]