I was happy to learn last week that Norton Motorcycles have begun customer deliveries of the new Norton Commando 961 model. There had been some concern that the bikes weren’t ever going to ship due to financial issues but it now appears that, in true British style, they’ve hunkered down through the tough times and made it through. With a cup of tea in one hand and a biscuit in the other.
We’ve featured the gloriously heretical work of Super Rat Motorcycles in the past and so it was with great interest that I learned they’d built a new motorcycle, doubly so when I was told it was a Triumph Trident cafe racer.
This stunning Honda CB750 cafe racer is the result of a collaboration between Dime City Cycles and Iron & Air Magazine, it was presented to the public for the first time at the The Barber Vintage Festival last week.
Today we’re bringing you a special 10 part feature in collaboration with eBay Motors, they asked us to join other influential websites like Gear Patrol and Hooniverse in producing a Top 10 list of the best stuff we could find on eBay over a 1 week period.
This is another one of those fantastic old photographs featuring an old motorcycle which I know nothing about, rather than venturing a guess as I usually do I’m just going to throw it right to the comments and ask for your best guesses, with extra points for people who can tell me who the rider is.
If you’ve been a regular reader of Silodrome for more than a few weeks you’ll know of our fondness for the Spaniards over at Radical Ducati, today we’re featuring a rather unusual build from the team at RD, it’s a classic Ducati 350 single and it’s a far cry from their more modern regular fare.
These stunning Benelli racers are custom built motorcycles were hand-built in Spain, they’re based on the 1975 Benelli 750 and each one is made according to customer specifications.
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…