Cafe Racer Parts

Return of the Cafe Racers - Building a Cafe Racer – MessnerMoto Parts

Building a Cafe Racer – MessnerMoto Parts

Producing aftermarket parts seems like a natural progression for any successful custom motorcycle builder. If people love your bikes there’s a good chance they’ll love your parts too. It’s no easy task though. Producing unique aftermarket parts takes a lot of research time and money; not to mention the skill to create…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Building a Cafe Racer  – Motogadget mo.unit

Building a Cafe Racer – Motogadget mo.unit

The name Motogadget appears a lot on these pages. The German company produces motorcycle parts and accessories which have become the ‘go to’ resource for many of the world’s top custom builders. And it’s easy to see why. Their products have been developed through extensive research and the company prides themselves on…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe by Rizoma

Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe by Rizoma

While most aspects of motorcycle design have come a long way since the 70s, there and several that haven’t. Take for instance indicators. On many modern bikes, we are still seeing oversized blinkers jutting out like babies arms with clenched fists. Then there’s the run of the mill big round plastic mirrors,…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Royal Racer – J&D Enfield Bullet Cafe Kit

Royal Racer – J&D Enfield Bullet Cafe Kit

Do you want a Royal Enfield cafe racer? You could just go out and buy a Royal Enfield Continental GT, but what if you’re after something a bit more unique? Indian workshop J&D Custom Co is in the final stages of developing a bolt-on kit that will transform any run of the mill…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe Ride Review

Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe Ride Review

I have to confess I tend to get a bit excited when a motorcycle manufacturer announces they are releasing a cafe racer styled machine. I suppose it has something to do with me running this cafe racer focused website for the last 12 years. Unfortunately, excitement often leads to disappointment when the…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Cafe Racer Parts – Cognito Moto Fork Swap Kits

Cafe Racer Parts – Cognito Moto Fork Swap Kits

Have you ever wanted to swap out the tired old telescopic forks on your retro ride for a pair of modern upside down items? Well, just like the pro workshops you can thanks to the crew at Virginia’s ‘Cognito Moto’. Upgrading your motorcycles old suspension is one of the best things you…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Rizoma Ducati Scrambler Cafe Racer

Rizoma Ducati Scrambler Cafe Racer

In the world of aftermarket motorcycle parts, there are a few manufacturers who stand out in the current custom scene as the cream of the crop. The design and quality of their parts are top notch and for a workshop or homebuilder who is looking for the ultimate accessories to complement their…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Mad Max Goose MFP1100 Replica Kit

Mad Max Goose MFP1100 Replica Kit

In 1979 the first Mad Max film was released in Australian cinemas. It depicted director George Miller’s vision of a post-apocalyptic world struggling to battle lawlessness. Played by a young Mel Gibson, ‘Mad’ Max Rockatansky was the film’s protagonist. But for any motorcycle enthusiast, his best mate and fellow MFP (Main Force…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Crowe Metal Co custom fabrication

Crowe Metal Co custom fabrication

The difference between a nice custom motorcycle and an amazing one comes down to details. Once all the big work is done it’s the small things that really make a build. When I first saw ‘The Natural‘ Honda CB750 Cafe Racer by The Tarantulas I knew it was a great build, but once I…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Kelevra Ducati S4R Cafe Racer

Kelevra Ducati S4R Cafe Racer

If I was asked to pull together a list of my top 10 custom motorcycle workshops from around the globe (there’s an idea for a future post!) South Garage from Italy would be a shoe-in. Their ‘Martinez’ Ducati 749 Cafe Racer was an absolute show stopper and clocked up thousands of shares…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Cafe Racer Parts – The Best Places to Buy

Cafe Racer Parts – The Best Places to Buy

So you’ve decided it’s time to build a cafe racer of your own. Although you may be planning on fabricating many of your own parts, you’re still going to need a few off-the-shelf items. When it comes to cafe racer parts and where to buy them we’ve had plenty of experience. From…

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