Speed & Art – Meet Bernadette
Cafe Racer
From Ypsilanti┬áMichigan, the folks at Heartbreak Cycle Works crafted Bernadette – a 1978 Honda CB550. Young at 35+ years old, “Bernadette is…”┬áthe folks at Heartbreak Cycle Works say, “forever a work in progress, but what bike that gets
Giving a Helmet its Cafe Racer Soul
Cafe Racer
I ride my 2011 Bonneville SE with a smile. It has a cafe racer spirit – a result of some minor modifications — drag handlebars, Thruxton-style seat, bar-end mirrors — they all synchronize to give the Bonnie its cafe-racer soul. …
Double Take or Are We Twins?
Cafe Racer
Checking out other people’s bikes seems to be a habit most bike riders and many non-bike riders partake in. I’m no different. I enjoy checking out other bikes – especially those that have undergone a transformation to a new life. …
The Cafe Racer Transformation Saga
Cafe Racer
After having the new Bonneville for several months, I realized I didn’t really like the factory seating and handlebar position. And, when I bought the Bonnie, I had a long-haul windscreen installed. The windscreen was nice for getting my highway …