True Elegance – Sinroja Honda CB500

While ground up builds that push the boundaries of design and engineering are great, its the less ostentatious projects that often win me over. Take for instance this Honda CB500 cafe racer by Sinroja motorcycles. To the untrained eye the bike could be mistaken as simply a clean vintage Honda, but in…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Hard Rock Cafe Racer – Old Wine Shovelhead

Hard Rock Cafe Racer – Old Wine Shovelhead

Restaurant, hotel and casino chain Hard Rock Cafe are set to open their latest hotel venture on the Spanish island of Tenerife. Hard Rock Cafe is synonymous with rock and roll memorabilia and there’s sure to be no shortage of it covering the walls of the new hotel. To commemorate the opening…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Retro Bike on a Budget – 5 Cheap Motorcycles

Retro Bike on a Budget – 5 Cheap Motorcycles

The motorcycle industry as a whole has been struggling through declining sales for several years now. There are plenty of theories as to why this is, but one that I think isn’t being discussed enough is the price. Right now in Australia if you wanted to go out and buy a brand new,…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Secrets Revealed – Zon BMW R18

Secrets Revealed – Zon BMW R18

The custom motorcycle world has been full of collaborations in the past few years. Manufacturers have recognised the influence custom builders have on the bike scene and have been inviting them to work their magic on their latest models. This particular collaboration was between BMW Motorrad and Japan’s Custom Works Zon, but…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Two of a Kind – Engineered to Slide R Nine TE

Two of a Kind – Engineered to Slide R Nine TE

I am Nigel Petrie from Engineered To Slide and I want to share with you my new BMW R Nine T Racer build. For as long as I can remember I have been obsessed with cars and motorcycles. I have been heavily involved in Motorsport for the past 15 years. Motorcycles have…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Stronger – The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

Stronger – The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

Each year more than 100,000 riders gather at 650 locations around the world to ride as one. The majority of them ride classically styled or custom motorcycles and all of them are dressed to impress, or as the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride calls it ‘Riding Dapper’. Anyone that’s taken part in the event…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Bell Eliminator Helmet

Riding Gear – Bell Eliminator Helmet

Any helmet company can build a retro-styled helmet. But Bell Helmets has the history to back up all claims to a vintage aesthetic. The first to market with a mass-produced lid, the…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Day of the Dead Rain Suit

Riding Gear – Day of the Dead Rain Suit

You go to the trouble of picking out your riding gear, yet when the rain comes, you’re stuck covering it all up with a ho-hum rain suit. This Day of the Dead…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – HolyFreedom PrimaLoft Neck Tubes

Riding Gear – HolyFreedom PrimaLoft Neck Tubes

When it comes to wind chill, every rider has two points of weakness. That spot on your back between pants and your jacket, and your neck. For the latter issue, there was…

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