• By Published On: August 8, 2023

    Powerbrick, based in Schiedam, the Netherlands, is both a custom shop and a parts design and manufacture business. Besides building a couple of fully customised motorcycles a year, mostly BMW K-series so far - hence the name - Powerbrick produces and sells custom triple clamps, subframes, air-filter sets, headlight covers, tank caps, exhausts... All in all some 70 different parts, all designed in-house, and produced exclusively for Powerbrick.

  • By Published On: September 15, 2022

    A Different Kind of Build The 30-year-old Maarten Bressers has amazed us before with some beautiful custom BMW motorcycles. Although his preference usually went to boxer twins, the man behind Moto Rebuild decided to take a walk on the wild side, and to venture into the world of BMW inline engine […]

  • By Published On: November 23, 2021

    Blackout Custom Design Somewhere in the small town of Karvina in the Czech Republic, that’s in Central Europe, is a garage which was found only a few years ago. It’s called ‘Blackout Custom Design’ and it is run by a man named Marcel Galuszka. We would like you to remember that […]

  • By Published On: June 12, 2018

    I don’t have to explain that the BMW K-series quickly became adopted as one of the most popular base bikes for cafe racer projects. We see a lot of builders, both pro’s and shed builders take their K’s up to speed. In fact, one of the most popular bikes last year […]

  • By Published On: May 29, 2018

    Where the classic airheads are a very popular base bike for building a BMW cafe racer, the search for a used bike became more difficult every day. Prices have risen to astronomical heights so builders with a tight budget had to look for other base bikes. A logic step was to […]

  • By Published On: March 5, 2018

    A couple of weeks ago I came across a cool picture on Instagram with a cool looking custom BMW K100 and its proud owner/builder standing behind it. I instantly fell in love with the machine and contacted the guy. It was Trevor Ditson and he said that his project wasn’t finished yet. […]

  • By Published On: July 4, 2017

    After the BMW K100 cafe racer we’ve posted yesterday, most custom “Flying Bricks” are completely overshadowed. I must be honest that the love for that bike biased me. But still, this doesn’t withhold me from posting custom BMW K-series. It’s always a matter of taste AND a matter of time before an […]

  • By Published On: May 3, 2017

    Beautiful classic BMW K75 Cafe Racer by Moto Adonis. Personally, I’m very happy to see that the quality of builds from Holland is constantly growing. Maybe a bit biased, but I’ve featured a lot of bikes from our small country lately. We have some real great pro-builders like Ironwood, Wimoto, and […]

  • By Published On: April 20, 2017

    Picking a Honda Shadow as a base bike to turn into “something sporty” is not for everybody. But there are some builders out there that did an amazing job on Honda’s small V-twin, like this one by XTR Pepo and this one by Rocket Supreme. And now we can add this […]

  • By Published On: January 31, 2017

    After our photo contest for Best Custom of 2016, we’re up for a new Bikes of the Month. Like every month we’ve selected the best customs from around the web. This month we have a Ducati 750 from Down Under, a BMW K100 from the US, a Yamaha XSR700 from France, […]

  • By Published On: January 14, 2017
  • By Published On: May 24, 2016

    The BMW R-series is one of the most used cafe racer base bikes, and that’s for different reasons. They are cool, reliable, stand out for (German) quality, are rideable and powerful. And those air cooled  2 cylinders just sound awesome. Not forget the fact that there are tons of them still […]

  • By Published On: September 23, 2015

    Yes, we also like LISTS! Especially when it comes to café racer bikes. So here’s a list of the 17 best café racer bikes you can grab for building a café racer. Please note: this is a list of vintage motorcycles, because we like the old timers best: All Honda CB-series from […]

  • By Published On: January 1, 1970

    BMW Cafe Racer is one of the most sought-after custom motorcycles. Google it and you’ll find tons of results. Since the custom bike scene got his big revival,  the BMW R-series or “Airheads” are one of the most popular base bikes for cafe racers. And that’s for multiple reasons. They’re extremely reliable, […]