Archives / November 2014

  • From the Cafe Racer Facebook group – 1983 Suzuki GS 55oE (although it ain’t what it used to be) by Piers Nortons – Edinburgh: First seen here. Details from Piers below

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  • Surfing through Facebook has its benefits and here’s one. #OrangeIsTheNewCafeCool This completely cool orange, black and white Yamaha RD 350 looks mean and gnarly — even in its less-than-aggressive orange garb. What’s your take? Found here

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  • 20 November 2014 - rick

    Olde School at its Best

    Olde School at its Best: Soon to be for sale! 1969 BSA

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  • So, you think you know bikers do you!? Take a moment; picture a biker in your mind – hold onto that image while you read about the Lords of Gastown and their Central American adventure. Now you might just be thinking, sure another biker group tearassing around

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  • 18 November 2014 - rick

    2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2

    The 2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2 – Are you ready for some speed?

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  • 12 November 2014 - rick

    Harley Electric – Would You Buy It?

    Harley’s Electric bike is getting a lot of attention lately – and this writer can see why. This bike has a gnarly, gritty look about it and has a cafe/streetfighter-like stance. In looks alone it’s an eye-grabber. While remarkably different that the Harley paradigm, this one just might entice folks to give it a try. [...]

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  • 8 November 2014 - rick

    A Cafe Racer Dream Realized

    At 13 or 14 years old, Daniel Tredant was already a visionary – drawing his future cafe racer. It was later — some 32 or 33 years later — when Daniel realized his dream

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  • Cato Håkonsen and his Yamaha Yellow Café Fun — 1985 Yamaha XJ900 Cafe Racer. Meet Cato Håkonsen and his 1985 Yamaha XJ 900 – you won’t recognize this bike though (but you’ll sure want to ride it)! For Cato Håkonsen, this is not his first

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  • Here’s the metamorphosis of my 2012 Yamaha FZ6R from the stock sport bike to the Streetfighter. After a nearly 5-month hiatus from riding a bike (I traded in my cafe racer style 2011 Triumph Bonneville on a mini cooper) I had to get back on 2 wheels. I searched for a reasonably priced used bike [...]

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