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Two Wheels for Tuesday-Cafe Racers!

Racers are enjoying renewed these days as evidenced like HD Theatre’s “Cafe and even a Cafe Racer magazine. Yup, choppers been replaced by Cafe as the new, old, craze in and that’s cool with us. week the show highlights all over the world who are redefining and what a Cafe Racer be.

For many of us though, Cafe have always been and we’d even go so far as to say that the which embody the Cafe ethic of “maximum performance, clutter, and lean good right off the showroom floor are the we like the best. Back in the 50s the Cafe Racer craze Gearheads stripped their (usually BSAs, Nortons, of anything that added or served no obvious functional The result was a style that is a machine which bares its proudly, a motor with a place to sit, and clip-ons.

Cafe Racers of that must have had a hard figuring out how to make the BSA DB34 Clubman any more “Cafe” it was from the factory. If there’s one which epitomizes the Cafe it is certainly this 500cc and today they are valuable and for their timeless good and iconic status.

The term Cafe Racer in England, and back then the on which they were were largely British. the 70s manufacturers like Ducati, Guzzi and Laverda built with looks and performance the title of “Cafe Racer” the Japanese offered models the CB750 (widely considered the first Superbike) which had all the but little in the strictest view of Racer aesthetics. It’s then, the new breed of builders are motorcycles built by Honda, and Suzuki for their Cafe

Fellow Gearhead Dave us this picture of his sweet SR500, built by Atlantis carving up the asphalt on Mulholland en route to The Rock Store in Los

For our part, we love the new direction builders like Dime Cycles, whose CB450 is picture below, are heading. The and creativity of this new generation of motorcycle builders strikes the balance of looking to the future, a healthy respect for what Cafe Racers popular 50 ago.

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