List Headline Image
Updated by Jake Barrell on Jul 26, 2017
Jake Barrell Jake Barrell
68 items   2 followers   27 votes   222 views

The Best Cafe Racers From Around The World

A list of the best Cafe Racer Motorcycles and their stories from around the world.
All stories curated by ColumnM.


U.K.550 Is A Honda CB550 Cafe Racer by Kott Motorcycles

Dustin Kott or Kott Motorcycles has a special place for Honda CB550 motorcycles. For his latest cafe racer build, he chooses to go with a Honda CB550 Four

1982 Yamaha XV750 CRSS 9 Oozes Matchless Style

You can trust custom bikes originating from Spain to exude racing aura and this 1982 Yamaha XV750 CRSS 9 by Café Racer Sspirit is a perfect example of it.

Inside Cafe Racer Dreams Lives The Essence Of Madrid's Artful Soul

Between Madrid's bustle is the beautiful shop of Cafe Racer Dreams that in itself is an epitome for the city's artistic history.

MK46 Cafe Racer By Motokraft Customs Is An Ode To Valentino Rossi

The MK46 Cafe Racer by Motokraft is motorcycle homage to Valentino Rossi done right. They walked a thin line and came out with a rather stunning build

Will's 1978 Honda CX500 Cafe Racer Is Home-built and Humble

This is a bittersweet story of New Zealander Will Nicholson who tediously hand-built his dream 1978 Honda CX500 Cafe Racer, only to leave it and go away.

When Luxury Boats Inspire Bikes - BMW K100 Cafe Racer by VTR Customs

The BMW K100 cafe racer by VTR customs is their latest build in collaboration with Swiss luxury powerboat maker Boesch. Read the inspiring story here.

A Complete Guide To Build The Perfect Honda Cafe Racer

For that uninhibited desire to build a Honda Cafe Racer of your own, we bring you the steps to achieving the glory of the cafe racer kind.

Mexican Beauty – The #4.9 BMW R nineT Cafe Racer by Catrina Motosurf

We just want to head out to the crystal clear beaches of Pacific coast on this gorgeous #4.9 BMW R nineT Cafe Racer by Catrina Motosurf, and you should too

The Best Honda CB750 Cafe Racer Builds from 2016

We look back at the best Honda CB750 cafe racer builds from 2016 and get mesmerised by these gorgeous machines, again. Catch up with the full details here.

Midnight Runner Electric Cafe Racer by Apache Customs and Energica

This Midnight Runner Electric Cafe Racer by Apache Customs and Energica is for someone who wants to be cool but hates being bad to the humble Polar Bear

Triumph Cafe Racer - For the Cafe in a Galaxy Far Far Away

This Triumph Cafe Racer by Wenley Andrews takes the obscenely powerful cruiser and converts it into a heavyweight brawler.

BMW R100R Made Into An Electrifying Cafe Racer | BMW Cafe Racer

Spanish custom bike builder XTR Pepo is known for his Ducati cafe racers. But when the man gets his hands on a 1992 BMW R100R, he does not disappoint.

Abarth Yamaha Cafe Racer XSR900 Is A Perfect Mix Of Performance & Style

Everyone's making cafe racers and scramblers that reflect upon their brand's heritage. The Abarth Yamaha Cafe Racer XSR900 does the same, better.

This Triumph Bonneville Cafe Racer Is Retro Style With Modern Touches

A Triumph Bonneville cafe racer is nothing new, but it's the way Analog Motorcycles has integrated old-school looks & new parts that makes it interesting.

Indian Craftsmanship Mastered In Britain: Sinroja R3 BMW R100 Cafe Racer

A build created by 2 brothers of Indian origin, made in London and on a German bike. All we know is that the Sinroja R3 BMW R100 Cafe Racer is stunning.

Exquisite German – Gorgeous Diamond Atelier BMW R100 Cafe Racer

Diamond Atelier are showing no signs of design fatigue and are getting better and better with every new build, like this Diamond Atelier BMW R100 Cafe Racer

Dirty Fellow Scrambler Cafe Racer Custom by Beautiful Machines

Beautiful Machines, from Malaysia, picked up a battered and bruised Ducati Scrambler, and made this stunning Dirty Fellow Scrambler Cafe Racer out of it

A Touch of Class – 1973 Triumph T120 Morgo Café Racer

Legend Motors is among the best in the business and this time around they have a stunning piece of retro class, a 1973 Triumph T120 Morgo Café Racer

Bimota Debuts Tesi 3D Café Racer Carbon At EICMA 2015

Bimota motorcycles have been known for their alternative-front-suspension and hub-centre steering arrangement. Base on the same, the exclusive Italian motorcycle manufacturer has launched the new Tesi 3D Café Racer Carbon at the EICMA 2015 motor show.

Husqvarna 701 Cafe Racer Spied Testing

Spy photos of a cafe racer styled motorcycle have recently been spotted of what appears to be  prototype of a single-cylinder machine that has a KTM 690 engine and chassis. While the riding gear and helmet on the rider might suggest that the motorcycle on test is a KTM, the H-branded gloves and overall cafe racer styling of the prototype indicates heavily towards a new Husqvarna motorcycle.

Custom Bike Of The Day - XR 1200 By Cafe Racer Dreams

The Harley-Davidson XR 1200 was one of the most unique Harleys ever to have existed. Launched only in Europe, it’s flat track body style distinguishes itself from the rest of the motorcycles in its family, yet carried a iconic American design. The blokes over at Cafe Racer Dreams were not entirely convinced at this notion, and decided to work on one themselves. Their spectacular are documented below.

Suzuki Inazuma 250 | Suzuki Cafe Racer

One look at a stock Suzuki Inazuma 250 and its clear that the the design philosophy has tickled down from its bigger brother, the B-King. But in its stock form, the motorcycle looks a bit too bulky for the 250 cc parallel-twin that it houses. The engine isn’t an exciter either, producing quite an unimpressive 24 bhp, dragging around a motorcycle that weighs more than 180 kgs. These specs clearly prove that the motorcycle is in no way fast, or exciting to ride. Yes, its known for its smooth engine, and has qualifiable handling, but then the list of positives end there.

Two New Triumph Cafe Racers Spied testing

Two new Triumph cafe racers have been spotted testing near Barcelona in Spain. The motorcycles have quite a close resemblance to the Triumph Thruxton while the spy shots suggest that the machine has an all new engine design, suggesting that it might be an all new engine that is expected to make 90 bhp.

The Iconic Ace Cafe Now Has A New Address in Orlando

Ace Cafe London, amongst many things is crucially knownas the place of origin of the racer. The cafe is now heading to USA to setup a new outlet in Orlando.

New Ducati Scramblers For 2017 Are Actually Fantastic

New Ducati Scramblers for 2017 add to the already extensive Scrambler range which is now open to a lot more prospective riders.