A beacon of actual performance in a world obsessed only with aesthetics, Japanese firm Ritmo Sereno builds cafe racers, but the emphasis is on the race, not the posing. Here, CEO Shiroh Nakajima discusses that approach and explains why he … Continued
Premiered at this weekend’s Motorcycle Film Festival in LA, Solus is a story of riding Lossa Engineering’s SR500 Cafe Racer. Like that bike, the video is clean, simple, perfectly executed and just makes you want to ride.
How many of them are out there? Half finished, taken apart, half-assed “Café Racers” languishing away in living room corners, in basements, in lawnmower sheds, under blue tarps and on the street. Yamaha RD350s, XS650s, Honda CB350s, CB550s. All with … Continued
What if a Cafe Racer actually raced? Some friends of ours in New Jersey intend to find out. They’re building a “rat cafe” out of an old Royal Enfield 500 and intend to ride it to Mid-Ohio for some proper … Continued
I know Ducati owners have a reputation of being a bunch of rich assholes who ride their over-priced Italian bikes to a coffee shop on Sundays so they can hang out with other Ducati owners who are also wearing Puma … Continued
It’s no secret that we’re fans of Thor Drake and See See. We featured the SR 500 he built and I shot his shop the last time I was in Portland. See See is also responsible for The One Motorcycle … Continued
“I don’t like Cafe imitations, they are gay as fuck and uglier than hell. Only a ’50s or ’60s Brit bike can be a real cafe racer and they even still look like they have a dildo butt plug built … Continued