Top 5 Cafe Racers on eBay This Week

Cafe Racer Harley

This week has been an interesting one for cafe racers on eBay, the genre seems to be continuing to pick up steam and become more popular with the general public – resulting in an ever-increasing array of interesting (if not always well-advised) customs. The most immediately eye-catching bike this week has to be Chica’s Kamikaze…

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Top 5 Cafe Racers on eBay This Week

Ducati 860GT

It’s interesting to see the way the seasons affect the style of motorcycles we find on eBay, during the winter the number of project bikes tends to increase and although the overall volume of bikes being sold decreases, the variety seems to increase. This week we found a sub-$10,000 Triton (a rare thing these days),…

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Top 5 Cafe Racers on eBay This Week

Cafe Racers

We found a fantastic cross-section of cafe racers on eBay this week representing the broadening of the genre as it continues to enjoy its global renaissance. I’ve also started adding a bonus bike to these collections starting this week, the bonus bike won’t be a cafe racer but it will be something a little unusual…

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Honda CB360 by Purebreed Cycles

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The Honda CB360 is a motorcycle that I’d probably recommend above all others as a first bike – it’s light, nimble, reliable and it does a valiant job of keeping up with the big boys when you want to take it out canyon carving (after you’ve taken an MSF safety course, obviously). Honda introduced the…

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Maria’s Yamaha SRV250

Yamaha SRV250 Motorcycle

The Yamaha SRV250 was a hat tip to the classic cafe racer long before the modern resurgence of the genre, they essentially took the V-twin out of a 250 Virago and retuned it from 21hp to 27hp and then bolted it into a frame that bears more than a passing resemblance to the iconic Norton Featherbed. The…

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Yamaha XV950 by Marcus Walz

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Since the beginning of the Yamaha Yard Built program we’ve seen a surprisingly diverse array of motorcycles developed by custom bike builders from all four corners of the globe. The number of different ways the new Yamaha XV950 platform has been interpreted by the different builders has been interesting to see and it gives me…

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Top 5 Cafe Racers on eBay This Week

Honda CB500 Cafe Racer

I came across a beautiful Norton Commando this week while researching for this list, it’s one of those motorcycles I could very easily fling my wallet open for and it’s only the thought of my frowning bank manager that managed to rein me in. Elsewhere on eBay this week I found a lovely CB750 with…

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