Entries by Donna

An Agrentina Build With Great Detail

Dino Maltoni of Mendoza, Argentina sent us this build of a Kawasaki Zephyr 550. Below he tells us in his own words about the build. Basically it had to cut and to manufacture a subchasis to measure since originally it brings a base of chassis type delta, to be able to give a more retro […]

Can A Diversion Be Cool?

Yamaha XJ600s …”Morpheus” This write comes to us from James Moir at JM Customs. When Morpheus arrived it was a tired, mundane commuter. A gauntlet was thrown down when a friend said ” A Diversion could never be cool, ever!” Never being one to shy away from a challenge , I got to work. Stripping away […]

A Build From Down Under

Our friends from down under sent us this build. Andrew Cathcart sent us this. Check out the video below, the photo, and the info. The spec sheet for the bike is as follows: Chassis – Genuine 1981 900 MHR frame heavily modified with narrowed steering head angle, repositioned engine mounts, shortened seat hoop and all […]

See A Cafe Racer Build Start To Finish!

Marc Roissette sent us a time lapse video of the entire build. Below is a story behind the build, in his own words. I bought this GSX 750 last year as the other owner had some issues with it not running well and also a fuel float / leak flooding the cylinders. I was able […]

A Father and Son Building Together

  Spencer Ashburn wrote to us about a project that he and his dad started together. The two watched all our Cafe Racer TV videos and from that experience they were inspired to start building café racers. “We loved the idea of taking everything off the bike and making it go as fast as it […]

You Can’t Miss This Retro Bobber!

This build comes to us from Loen Montefusco, one of our Facebook fans. What do you think? It took me about 5 months to build it from scratch. I bought a 1994 stock sportster and kept a few things from the bike , the front wheel, the engine, the speedo well thats it. the rest […]

What a looker

This build comes to us from Ale De Carvalho. He just finished this bike with Danny Zeus of Zeus Motorcycles in East London. The LSTCI Harley-Davidson Softail 1450cc was stripped down to the bone revealing only the most iconic features: tank, dash, panel, engine and the wild roar of the V-Twin.  The all mate black bobber is authentic, wild […]

Cafe Racer from Stockholm

  This build comes to us from Loen Montefusco from Stockholm. Below is his story of the build in his own words. I bought it (Suzuki GS 550) stock. It was sitting collecting dust at a friends garage. So I took the challenge. It takes a lot of effort to make ugly stock bikes into […]

Cafe Racer/Scrambler Build

Phil Tornado This build comes to us from Phil Tornado of Austria. He took an ’81 Yamaha SR500 and turned it into a mix of a Cafe Racer and Scrambler. He bought the bike in Germany and did the entire build himself, cutting the tail of the frame and the fender to get the Scrambler look. […]