Posts tagged cafe

Tamara riding her cafe racer XS650- Black Tibetans shoot/feature in Dice Magazine.

[ source: MotoMucci | more of Tamara Raye ]

Lolana Motorcycles cafe racer girl illustration!
[ source: Lolana Motos blog | more motorcycle art ]

Lolana Motorcycles cafe racer girl illustration!

[ source: Lolana Motos blog | more motorcycle art ]

Ducati Elite II by MotoPuro Official Photos

Last week’s post about the Ducati 1199 café racer custom featured photographs snapped outside the Netherlands residing MotoPuro shop. This weekend I received a link to their official photos and press release, which gave me some more insight and background into this build. 

After giving Pandora a makeover I have newfound understand for all motorcycle builds, even the ratty ones with duct tape and zip ties in place of metal bracketry and hose clamps. Perhaps some leave me with a deeper sense of respect for the person who spent hours staring at the machine, but I can appreciate them all none the less. 

The lack of exposed wires and cables, the cafe racer style tail section that slopes into the existing lines of the Panigale bodywork… these are things to notice. 

Submission (and photo) from Erik Hall- Amy Spassov got her license and a 1974 Honda CB350F… a motolady is born!
Thanks Erik, and congrats Amy!
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Submission (and photo) from Erik Hall- Amy Spassov got her license and a 1974 Honda CB350F… a motolady is born!

Thanks Erik, and congrats Amy!

[ see more submissions ]

Rachel Previt on her Harley cafe custom by Redmax Speed Shop in the UK- Norton tank, custom paint, seat, tail, exhaust… good stuff for a lovely motolady. 

See the original post featuring Rachel and her bike »

My lovely friend Jada being a sassafrass on Skyline Ave. 
[ more tagged Jada Noriyuki | Honda | Goggles ]

My lovely friend Jada being a sassafrass on Skyline Ave. 

[ more tagged Jada Noriyuki | Honda | Goggles ]

Ava Larkin, owner & fabricator of Geared Up Designs, on a cafe racer sporting her 3/4 helmet and Bonneville shirt.

Ava Larkin, owner & fabricator of Geared Up Designs, on a cafe racer sporting her 3/4 helmet and Bonneville shirt.

Casey’s submission-

My motorcycle girl tattoo! My mom rides a vintage BMW cafe racer so I thought it would be cool to get tattoo of one. My ride is a ‘75 Honda 400F.

[ more motorcycle tattoos | cafe racers | motoladies ]

Casey’s submission-

My motorcycle girl tattoo! My mom rides a vintage BMW cafe racer so I thought it would be cool to get tattoo of one. My ride is a ‘75 Honda 400F.

[ more motorcycle tattoos | cafe racers | motoladies ]

Gabe Rios (a pretty damn talented 18 year old if you ask me) sent me this nifty illustration today- a ginger with her matching cafe racer!

Gabe Rios (a pretty damn talented 18 year old if you ask me) sent me this nifty illustration today- a ginger with her matching cafe racer!

Sofi Tsingos (parts lady at Ducati Dallas) and her 1977 Honda CB550 cafe racer build.
Words on the process from Sofi-

My dad and I started to really get into Cafe bikes back in 09’. Found a new way to express another kind of art, kinda like hot rods. We looove old cars and hot rods. My Dad started reading up on the old Tritons, he found a frame and started piecing one together. I kept saying I wanted to build one too and started doing my own research. I was thinking about an old Ducati bevel but those where hard to find cheap. I was having a really hard time in life at the time so my Dad got me the CB550 for christmas to give me something else to focus on. Became obsessed with ready other peoples creations on different forums and the cafe racer magazines. Pulling all my favorite parts of each bike and created my own vision I guess… About a 3rd of the way through, my Dad and I moved back to texas where I got a full time job as a tech with Ducati Dallas so that took most of my time. Also had aother project I started and had to finish. The bike continues to bomb around town with me a couple times a week. I absolutely love it and will never sell it.

[ More photos of Honda CB’s | of Sofi Tsingos ]

Sofi Tsingos (parts lady at Ducati Dallas) and her 1977 Honda CB550 cafe racer build.

Words on the process from Sofi-

My dad and I started to really get into Cafe bikes back in 09’. Found a new way to express another kind of art, kinda like hot rods. We looove old cars and hot rods. My Dad started reading up on the old Tritons, he found a frame and started piecing one together. I kept saying I wanted to build one too and started doing my own research. I was thinking about an old Ducati bevel but those where hard to find cheap. I was having a really hard time in life at the time so my Dad got me the CB550 for christmas to give me something else to focus on. Became obsessed with ready other peoples creations on different forums and the cafe racer magazines. Pulling all my favorite parts of each bike and created my own vision I guess… About a 3rd of the way through, my Dad and I moved back to texas where I got a full time job as a tech with Ducati Dallas so that took most of my time. Also had aother project I started and had to finish. The bike continues to bomb around town with me a couple times a week. I absolutely love it and will never sell it.

[ More photos of Honda CB’s | of Sofi Tsingos ]

A motolady and her airhead. BMW motorrad loveliness. 

A motolady and her airhead. BMW motorrad loveliness. 

Another photo of Enrica Citoni from the Cafe Twin video.

Another photo of Enrica Citoni from the Cafe Twin video.

Remember the Luis Moto (website) custom Monster and motolady (you might remember Donkeys in the photo) back in April?
I did some hunting and found out this bike was built by Luis for his girlfriend, Aurora. Stay tuned for some exclusive photos and a short interview with the awesome couple, comin’ soon!

Remember the Luis Moto (website) custom Monster and motolady (you might remember Donkeys in the photo) back in April?

I did some hunting and found out this bike was built by Luis for his girlfriend, Aurora. Stay tuned for some exclusive photos and a short interview with the awesome couple, comin’ soon!

Another kickstart by a stylin’ motolady. Honda this time.

Another kickstart by a stylin’ motolady. Honda this time.

Rachel Previt on a Harley Cafe with a Vincent tank. A beauty, indeed! Ride it girl, ride!

Rachel Previt on a Harley Cafe with a Vincent tank. A beauty, indeed! Ride it girl, ride!