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Ottonero Cafe Racer
Uniting bikers, bidding, breasts and beautiful design, the Helmets for Heroines campaign provides an innovative and satisfyingly alliterative new way to raise money for charity. Helmets for Heroines is a charity event in aid of Breast Cancer Care, which sees biker group The Gabriel Hounds take part in a charity ride around London, encouraging lady-bikers to get involved in a traditionally male-dominated pursuit. This year, the event is looking to design to help boost the cause, drawing in 20 designers, illustrators and artists, who each designed a motorcycle helmet provided by Biletwell and the Motorcycle Storehouse. These will be auctioned off this Friday at the studios of Karmarama, which also designed the Helmets for Heroines branding and website, where a selection of the helmets can also be bid on before the live event. People can also make one off donations to Breast Cancer Care through the site. ( - Designweek ) - Helmets for Heroines

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Red Baron Triumph Bonneville Cafe Racer Earlier this year I ran a story on the "Big Chill", an '08 Triumph Bonneville Cafe Racer built by custom workshop Mean Machines. This latest Hinckley Bonneville from the Sydney based outfit which is aptly named the "Red Baron", is essentially the same build spec as the Big Chill with one major difference, it has much bigger balls. Mean Machines were obviously happy with how the Big Chill Bonnie turned out. The Red Baron has identical handling tweaks, the same lighting set up, the same fibreglass bodywork and the same rear foot pegs. While replicating a previous build might sound like a cop out the Red Baron is still an impressively thorough customisation of the donor bike. All the planning and design work that went in to the Big Chill has resulted in a "Bonneville formula" that produces a great handling and good looking Cafe Racer, so they did the one thing that anyone would do, they increased the bikes power.

1979 Honda Cb650 Cafe Racer What more do you need on a friday afternoon than a little relaxing video with beautiful scenery and fantastic looking machinery. While you're here check out this other video produced by the same people. Obviously Italian, and really just a beautiful video of a woman riding through the countryside on another great looking motorcycle. Check out this video of Genki Hagata's recovery from a near high side. Him floating in the air for a few seconds is really surreal. Sideburn site design by Kardesign Mac Motorcycles Mac Motorcycles are powered by the Buell® single cylinder, air-cooled, 2-valve, push rod, 492cc, 5-speed 'Blast' engine. They're called "thumpers" and with good reason, with one combustion for every 720° of crankshaft rotation when that cylinder fires, it's really an "event". Valve adjustment is automatic, using hydraulic lifters. The transmission is down low giving a low centre-of-gravity that helps great handling. The fuel is enriched en route to the pot.

Kulture Moto - Kulture Moto - Le blog Voyageons un peu et allons découvrir ce petit bout d’île de l’autre côté de la planète qui est connu pour ses samouraïs, ses dessins animés délurés et ses tsunamis dévastateurs mais pas que. Bien sûr vous l’aurez compris je vais vous parler un peu du Japon. Car tous ceux qui s’intéressent à la moto et à son histoire sont obligés de reconnaître que le Japon l’a révolutionné à une époque pour en devenir l’acteur principal du marché actuel. Et oui il faut bien l’admettre ces petits bonshommes qui travaillent plus de 18h par jour sans jamais rechigner ont apporté un nouveau souffle et une avancée spectaculaire en leur temps grâce aux motos japonaises. Nous allons donc voyager un peu ensemble dans l'univers de la moto Japon d’hier à aujourd’hui et ce qu’il nous réserve pour demain. Lire l'article "Moto Japon histoire et culture d’une passion"

it roCkS! CB750 Gravedigger Osvaldo Coutinho and Alexandre Santos are the guys behind it roCkS!bikes, based in Oporto in Portugal. They are both engineers and self-confessed motorcycle addicts. This CB750 is a little different from the usual CeeBee customs out there as it’s based on a 1992 bike, rather than the usual 1970s donors that feature on most of our pages. Beauty and the Guzzis Our German neighbors are tifosi with Moto Guzzi, and I understand that, especially when they are cleaned and transformed into real track and road beasts , Axel Budde of Hamburg is a specialist: "I´ve been building Guzzi cafe racers for 14 years, specialized in modifying Le Mans models for street and track.The bikes you see are cleaned Le Mans frames with Le Mans 4 engine housings. The engines develop around 92HP(+) and 104NM torque. All parts and the finish on the bikes are modified or selfmade."Customers interested in special Guzzis, please contact me via my Website or call +49 40 81901891 / +49 160 6370483 (mobile).

Deus Ex MachinaDeus Ex Machina The Distinguished Gentleman’s ride is an important date on the calendar of many classic and classic custom riders around the world, what started has an excuse to ride around Sydney in fine suits quickly became one… More cafe racer culture bubble support Lennard Schuurmans is hunting down the good stuff on planet cool to post for you on Bubble Visor. In the spirit of Bubble Visor he started the Barn Fresh Company in 2012. Roland Sands Design POSTED Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Blog 23 COMPLETE Here’s a few shots of the new owner and her brand new KTM. Lucky girl….and if you ask us, lucky bike too. Yamaha XV750 Yamaha’s underrated Virago from the 1980s is really gaining favor as a custom base. Classified Moto have already shown the way, and here’s another terrific example—this time from Greg Hageman of Doc’s Chops. It’s a 1982 Yamaha XV750, and it was built for Season Two of Discovery Channel’s Cafe Racer TV show.

CafeRacer.XXX - Projects A Cafe Racer XXX project with British Customs and Loaded Gun Customs!!! As Sasha and I near our one year anniversary of Café Racer XXX, I had a order of unfinished business. Her Bike. Her baby. Her Daily Rider was a mess. MotArt: Motorcycle All images © John Lindesay Small Push start of the 250 race at French Grand Prix at Le Mans, 1979 Graeme Crosby overtakes Sedge Deste on the straight at Oran Park during the '78 '79 summer Swann Series International meeting. Rick Perry on the Team Kawasaki H2R 750.