Made of Metal – Triumph Speed Triple

One place where form should never compromise function is in the world of motorcycle customisation. This is particularly relevant when customising a motorcycle such as the Triumph Speed Triple. The Speed Triple lays claim to being one the first factory built bikes to adopt the streetfighter style. This was a bold move…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Learn to Build your own Cafe Racer

Learn to Build your own Cafe Racer

There are plenty of arguments for why you should build your own cafe racer rather than having it built by a professional workshop. The biggest reason is, of course, the cost. Unfortunately, there are also plenty of reasons why people don’t do it themselves. Lacking the skill to do it is perhaps the…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Ride Review – Royal Enfield 650 Twins

Ride Review – Royal Enfield 650 Twins

Royal Enfield lay claim to producing the world’s longest constant production motorcycle design. The first Royal Enfield Bullet rolled out of the UK factory back in 1931. Despite it being produced for some 88 years there are still many similarities between the first Bullet and those being produced today. So, as you…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - GOD HAMMER – Forty Eight Sportster

GOD HAMMER – Forty Eight Sportster

Harley-Davidson is the indisputable king of cruisers. Sure they’ve dabbled with a few racing bikes in the past, but they have pretty much stuck to the cruiser formula for over 50 years. This is evidenced by their current lineup of big cube highway cruisers and lane splitter Sportsters. This is the unfortunate…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Lock Stock – Royal Enfield 650 Twin

Lock Stock – Royal Enfield 650 Twin

I’m in Sydney for the Australian release of the new Royal Enfield 650 twins. During the next couple of days, I will be spending time in the saddle of both the 650 Continental GT and Interceptor 650 and will publish a full ride review soon afterward. In the meantime, let’s take a…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Workshop series – DIY motorcycle stand

Workshop series – DIY motorcycle stand

Anyone who works on motorcycles knows the importance of a good stand. Raising your motorcycle up off the floor gives you easy access to hard to reach places along with making the whole process much easier on your body. Small lifts and race stands do a great job, but if you’re looking…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Slingbag

Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Slingbag

If your search for the perfect motorcycle backpack is coming up trumps, perhaps it’s time to change tack.  This cross-body, single strap pack ticks all the right boxes. Icon 1000 makes gear that never…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Sirocco Motorcycle Gloves

Riding Gear – Sirocco Motorcycle Gloves

After the success of the ‘Speed’ and ‘Sakura’ motorcycle gloves English riding gear outfit, 78 Motor Co, has released an all-new design. 78’s customers asked for a glove that would be better suited…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Fuel Discovery Jacket

Riding Gear – Fuel Discovery Jacket

If you’re looking to add a touch of Steve McQueen style to your riding clobber then Fuel Motorcycles have just the thing. Inspired by Steve’s timeless style Fuel have created the ‘Discovery’…

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