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  • Flying J Customs CB550;

    This bike started out as a non-running 1976 CB550K with a lot of missing parts. After getting it running it was built it into this. Here is a list of the parts used: Handmade Aluminum Tank Matching aluminum Seat Aluminum SR fairing from Japan 18" Alloy Excel Wheels Stainless Steel Spokes ...

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  • The Revolver by Carpy's Cafe Racers;

    Carpy's Cafe Racers are located in Aneheim Southern California, where Steve "Carpy" Carpenter creates cafe racer motorcycles, as well as offering parts and apparel. His builds are all based on 750 Hondas and "The Revolver" build started out as an old beaten up 1976 Honda that was abandoned in his...

  • Cafe Racer Tank for CX500;

    Unexpected Custom is a prestigious Italian brand in the world of customizing. They claim to feature "applied" works of art and bring together under our own name, a collaboration and artistic force of designers, architects, illustrators, painters. This tank is from a 1982 Honda CX500 and is coord...

  • Honda CBX750 Cafe Racer by Kerkus;

    The bike started its life as a traffic police patrol bike, its a very common sight to see them in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where Kerkus Cycles are based. The traffic police use them everyday to control the traffic, to escort people and chase bad guys. People call them “Kuda Putih (White Horse)” and...

  • CRD Honda CB900 Bol d'or;

    The main idea of Pedro Garcia, founder of Cafe Racer Dreams CRD, is to rehabilitate and transform motorcycles; ultimately, to create bikes with an air of retro and different than what is usually seen on the roads. Their bikes are mainly based on Triumph Bonnevilles and BMW boxers but this build i...

  • Kevin's CX650 Cafe Racer;

    There are a lot of exciting custom bikes being built by amateur builders and this Honda CX650 cafe racer is a perfect example of the incredible work that can be done by a dedicated enthusiast. Kevin Murphy is based in Ocala FL and I met him when he came to a UniqueBike360 event to have his bike p...

  • Ray's GL650 Cafe Racer;

    Ray Palatek is a passionate motorcyclist and he has been riding since the age of 17, and is now 63 years old. Coincidentally he has owned 63 motorcycles so far, 44 of those have been purchased brand new. At the age of 32, he started Road Racing at 9 different tracks around the Midwest; the Midwes...

  • Carpy's Tenacious Ton Machine;

    This bike is called the Tenacious Ton Machine and is Carpy's favorite ride that he has created so far. He says, "it took many moons to come to an agreement in my own mind as to how I wanted the bike to look and boy was it a mean looking machine. I pretty much got it how I wanted". The engine is ...

  • The Tarantulas' The Natural;

    The Tarantulas is a bike building business made up of a few friends in NE Portland USA who are into the building and riding of Cafe (or any) Motorcycles. The Natural is one of their projects based on a 1976 CB750F SS. This bike was a couple years in the making, off and on. It started as an aband...

  • Reverb Motorcycles' Lucille;

    “With Lucille, I set out to turn a mediocre but sound CB750 into an extraordinary motorcycle – to take 1977 back to 1959, and then forward again to 2014.” says Mark Alder of Reverb Motorcycles "Aesthetically I wanted Lucille to imitate the café racers of the late 50s, so I commissioned a replica ...

  • Carpy's The Tracy Special;

    The Tracy Special was a motorcycle Carpy created for fun, and to use all the parts he had laying about in his garage at home, and she turned out to be a really cool little bike. He wanted something right out of the custom scene of the 70′s this time and there it was, an old Tracy body that he pic...

  • Sur Les Chapeaux De Roues - Gold Wing;

    Sur Les Chapeaux De Roues directly translates to "On the hats of wheels" and I am not sure I know if that is a good translation or not, but it sounds interesting. This bike building company from Brittany, France was started by Manu and Yann. Manu trained as a mechanic specializing on Hondas and Y...

  • Unique Bike - Project Pt 1 Build;

    While I was in Florida last February on secondment from the UK office I visited quite a collection of custom bike builders who mainly specialised in “Café Racers”. Having been an amateur Café Racer builder for about 45 years I never tire of seeing how other builders work. Last year at the Barber ...

  • Unique Bike - Project Pt 2 Build;

    The front mudguard is part of a Norton Commando stainless steel unit that I used on an earlier CX Turbo Café Racer before I fitted a Ducati front end on it. First job was to fabricate a mount out of aluminium to attach it to the Kawasaki ZZR front forks on this bike. Juggling things around on th...

  • Carpy's KC Special 750;

    This 1974 CB750 came to Carpy in boxes and needed a total ground-up assembly, and he wanted the bike silver and black, so this was the way she turned out. He rebuilt the front end and machined the fork lowers, then polished them to a chrome finish. The gas tank got the hammered and smooth knee i...

  • Rodsmith's Honda CX500;

    Rodsmith Handmade Customs & Rods hot rods and motorcycles have been tearing up the roads of North America and around the globe for the past 25 years. Craig, Rodsmith’s founder, is a master builder/fabricator/painter/designer and owner of Rodsmith Motorcycles just north of Chicago in Lake Coun...

  • Test and Tune Night;

    Two of my Unique Bike buddies are not only enthusiastic bike builders but they like to drag race them too. TurboTim (TTim) Boutle and Ray Platek's Honda CX/GL bikes have featured on Unique Bike as road ready cafe racers but the two bikes shown here were build specifically for the strip. We went t...

  • Moto Madness CB350 Cafe Racer;

    Nicholas Schmidt of Moto Madness Customs says their main goal is to provide customers with the products they are looking for at great prices and unbeatable customer service. Their main focus is on the DIY type of rider, who isn't afraid to get their hands dirty on their sportbike, vintage motorcy...

  • Honda CBX 1000 by Gietl Bikes;

    Christian Gietl sought the right bike to build a cafe racer and quite by accident ended up with a 1983 Honda CBX 1000, the mammoth six-cylinder Tokyo launched in the late 70s. A customer, who had replaced it with a newer Harley Davidson wanted to sell it. Production of the CBX 1000 started in 197...