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Yamaha Virago XV535 by Old Empire Motorcycles

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>British<br>• Custom<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Yamaha<p>This Yamaha Virago XV535 custom, dubbed “Bulldog”, is the latest two-wheeled release from …

Motorcycle restoration: the frame

In last week’s Saturday Sessions episode David Browning and E3 Motorcycles got their hands dirty with breaking down and reconditioning the Honda CB550.<p>The first round of replacement parts is now on the way. So this week we’re moving on to frame and metal preparation, via sand blasting and powder …

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Motorcycle restoration: seat and tank

If you like to tinker with your bike at weekends, we’ve got a treat for you here. The latest clip in our <i>Saturday Sessions</i> YouTube series shows our Honda CB550 coming together with a freshly restored tank and seat unit … and it’s enticingly close to hitting the road again.<p>The bike’s owner, Harry …

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12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

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You should build your own retro cafe racer

A good cafe racer can be pricey. Which is why you should do it yourself.<p>Motorcycles that look like something out of an old Steve McQueen movie—retro, minimalist, and tough—are seeing a resurgence. These bikes revive the 1960s café-racer look made popular when European kids stripped down their …

Sartorie Meccaniche Lido

Francesco and Paolo are cousins and business partners, co-owning Sartorie Meccaniche – Mechanical Tailors. To read more about their background have a …

Honda CB750 bobber

If you build customs in Florida or the southeastern States, chances are you’ll know Moe Colors. Based in Tampa, Moe Roberts paints bikes for big-time builders like Dime City Cycles and Greg Hageman, and he’s also in demand for work on custom guitars.<p>This is Moe’s own ride, and like his paint, it’s …

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‘79 Kawasaki KZ650 - Alex Veaone

Estonia. No, we didn’t know where it was either. As luck has it, the country is essentially Finland’s southern cousin which should help you figure …