This minimalist Honda CB750 cafe racer is a quintessential Steel Bent Customs motorcycle, all the unnecessary nonsense is in the garbage leaving just a raw, almost skeletal motorbike that’ll happily carve up mountain roads with the best of them.
Walt Siegl is one of the finest custom motorcycle builders in the world today, we’ve covered his work in the past with features on the MotoBee, the Riviera Ducati SS, the WS Sport Classic and the FX Roadster.
The Skyteam Ace 125 is a production motorcycle designed to evoke the memories and performance characteristics of the iconic Honda RC110, in fact the styling is so similar that you’d be excused for confusing the two bikes as one and the same.
The Honda S90 is one of those bikes that doesn’t get the cafe racer treatment nearly often enough. The ultra lightweight motorcycle was manufactured by Honda between 1964 and 1969, it was fitted with a 4-stoke, air-cooled single cylinder engine capable of 8hp and capable of just over 60mph (with a light rider).
The Storz Performance SP1200RR Cafe Racer is a bolt on cafe racer kit for 2004-present Harley-Davidson Sportsters, each of the kits elements can be bought individually meaning it’s possible for bike builders to pick and choose which parts they want and which parts they want to forgo or make in-house. The base kit includes a hand-formed aluminum…
This bike, a cafe racer called “Motobee” was built by Walt in 2010, it’s based on a 1983 Harley-Davidson Sportster but as with all Siegl builds, not much of the original bike remains.
The CB350 Brat is one of those bikes that lit up the moto-web when it was released last year, it had features on BikeEXIF, Cyril Huze Post and Sydney Cafe Racers and the world loved it.
The humble Yamaha XS400 isn’t a bike that we see getting converted into cafe racer form all that often, it seems a shame as the bike has serious potential.
This Moto Guzzi Mark 1 Le Mans was featured on Silodrome last year, after discovering that the bike was now up for sale on eBay (via Pipeburn), we decided to feature it again for all those who might have missed it the first time, and for all those who might want to sell the Prius and buy it.
Stay True Magazine is a fantastic, new online publication centred around classic, no bullshit motorcycling. Issue 3 of the free digital magazine was just released and if you like bikes, photography and racing, you’re going to want to see it. Seriously.
This fantastic short film covers the recent “Wheels and waves” weekend in Biarritz, it includes some of the most eye catching bikes and cars I’ve seen for some time and I’ve already pencilled the event in for 2013.
Deus Ex Machina’s ability to take a stock Yamaha SR500 and turn it into a stripped back cafe racer/summertime belter is well known and well respected.