Scramblers are one of the oldest versions of custom motorcycles. Were the cafe racer has its origin in the mid-'50s, the scrambler goes way back to the 20s. British racers tend to race all kinds of terrain and these races were called "scrambles". Jumping back to today, scramblers still very popular. … [Read more...] about How to Build a Scrambler
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August of this year will see the 50th anniversary of the world’s fastest Indian, a remarkable event in motorcycling history. Discover how the spirit of Burt Munro lives on, as Indian take to the Bonneville Flats. 50 years ago, Herbert "Burt" Munro set a land speed record that still stands … [Read more...] about Timewarp: The 50th Anniversary of Burt Munro’s Speed Record
From mild-mannered cruiser to hard-edged café racer, change is a beautiful thing. Check out this Top 10 Yamaha Virago Cafe Racers and see if you agree. The Yamaha Virago was a significant milestone in the Japanese Cruiser family tree, but before we get there, here’s a quick cruiser history … [Read more...] about 10 Best Yamaha Virago Cafe Racers
I've selected 8 cafe racer books to inspire, both for builders as dreamers. As a style of custom motorcycle, the Café Racer has enjoyed an amazing resurgence in recent years. As part of our "creative generation" and the need the distinguish ourselves, the custom motorcycle has been enthusiastically … [Read more...] about 8 Cafe Racer Books – Inspirational Fuel
When you buy your very first motorcycle, you’re joining an elite club of like-minded souls. It’s a battle against the elements and a challenge to stay upright. But the more you ride, the more you learn. But what are these secrets of the Universe? Well, I'm afraid, only another biker would … [Read more...] about 10 Things Only Motorcyclists Understand