Tagged: cafe racer

Tasteful Custom: 1973 Ducati 750GT Café Racer

Tasteful Custom: 1973 Ducati 750GT Café Racer

Built around an early, very desirable “round-case” L-twin Ducati engine, this bike is based on a 750GT. As such, it does not use Ducati’s desmodromic valvetrain and makes do with simple springs instead. While...

Café Done Right: 1975 Honda CB750 for Sale

Café Done Right: 1975 Honda CB750 for Sale

I try to stay away from posting up too many café-styled machines here, especially of the home-brewed variety. There’s nothing wrong with them necessarily, but the do-it-yourself vibe also leads to some half-cocked ideas...

1980 BMW R100 Cafe Racer for Sale

1980 BMW R100 Cafe Racer for Sale

As often as people hack “cafe racers” together these days, it’s surprising how often such a simple idea goes wrong. In an era when the aftermarket was in its infancy, and not much was...

1960 Ducati Elite 200

1960 Ducati Elite 200

Why is it that I am drawn to bikes from sellers of few words? This 1960 Ducati Elite 200 SS is one of the early Ducati singles, the beginning of what would become the...

1948 Norton International

1948 Norton International

This 1948 Norton International appears to have spent some time with the Rudge Ulster that we had just pointed out. That is probably why it jumped out at me as I was cruising listings...

1964 Triton for Sale

1964 Triton for Sale

I don’t often write up Triumphs here because they’re comparatively not all that rare. TriTONS, however, fit the bill and this 1964 example is exactly the kind of bike you’d want to buy: reluctant...