BMW, Cafe Racer

Cult of the Boxer: The BMW R100 Café Racer

How does a motorcycle achieve cult status such as that enjoyed by the BMW R100 café racer? In any of its many stock forms, the R100 was always a perfect example of purpose in design. Its elegance only elevated that purpose, with a level of refinement that few of its competitors could match. In competent hands, it could keep up…

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2016 BMW R nineT – The Perfect Base

The nineT genes are dating back from the 90 years of 20th century. BMW followed the concept of designing a great motorcycle for all those fans of the custom bikes.It seems that through the development focus was placed on enabling riders to modify the bike up to their own taste. The ability to customize the BMW R nine T is…

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Cafe Racer, Reviews

New Electric Cafe Racer From Denzel Motors

Nowadays pure electric vehicles share 66% of the global EV market. Sales growing faster than you can imagine.Every specific market has very different powertrain preferences which influenced the existence of so many different models with different performance and potential. International motorcycle sales are also trying to meet this tendency. So the results are companies such as Zero Motorcycles, Lightning, Brutus,…

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Cafe Racer Helmet – Winner by a Head

It may feel like health and safety has gone too far these days, especially where European regulations are concerned. But when it comes to your head, it’s nice to know that you’re being protected by something more substantial than a plastic turtle shell. (And yes, I used to wear one). As for a definitive Cafe Racer helmet, the only type…

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Cafe Racer Boots – Put your Best Foot Forward

If you look at the lineage of any decent piece of Café Racer clothing, you will invariably see its origins dating back to either a military or industrial use. They are after all, the two scenarios that demand the most from their design and construction. So, if we’re looking specifically for Cafe Racer boots, the same rules apply in terms…

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The Cafe Racer Jacket – Simply Perfecto

Whether we like it or not, the black leather motorcycle jacket is a worldwide fashion icon, so we can’t really blame those silly old celebrities for wanting to hijack the biker look in an effort to look cool. But if we want to go back to the beginning and see its humble origins, zip- up your leather, jump on the…

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Grifter Gloves – The Hands On Approach

Those of us who have been riding a long time know that fashions come and go, especially those fueled by television shows. I used to get riled at this, as I believed it diluted a culture that has been a huge part of my life for decades, but the trick is to embrace it. We need to do this for two…

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Going Undercover With the Best Motorcycle Tent

If you own a bike, sooner or later you’ll get the call of the wild. When this happens you’ll either click on booking.com, or go all cowboy and throw your bedroll over your iron horse and head for the horizon.  Sounds great doesn’t it, but if you’ve chosen nights out under the stars, you’re going to need a good motorcycle…

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Cafe Racer, Suzuki

1979 Suzuki GS750 – Better Late Than Never

Honda turned the motorcycle world upside down in 1969 with the 740-4, but it’s a little known fact that Kawasaki had been developing their own version, almost along a parallel time scale. However, as a result of being pipped to the post, they delayed the launch until the bike could be upgraded to a 900, which upon its release in…

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