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  1. |Greetings from the UK

    Gentlemen (and ladies) Hello from the UK. I'm new to this forum but not to bikes. Been riding since 1974 and enjoyed absolutely all of it. Of course, now I'm getting past my sell by date I thought it might be an idea to look into making my bike lighter and at the same time making some cosmetic...
  2. Newbie in need of help

    Project Builds
    So I've been eyeing building a cafe racer for a long while but haven't ever had the means to do so. Until now. That being said, even after reading all of the online posts and guides and DIY tips and tricks, I'm not quite sure where to start. Personally not much of a mechanic (little to no...
  3. Custom frame design comments/concernces/constructive criticism

    Project Builds
    Alright, y'all. Not sure if this belongs here or in technical, but I'm assuming this is okay. I've got an ambitious project in the works currently. I'm a Mechanical Engineering major in my junior year at Ohio State. I've done a lot with suspension and carbon fiber molding with the Formula SAE...
  4. Is this a good project base ?

    Hello there I'm new to the forum and to building café racers. I would like to buy a project bike and found this honda cb750k7. I was wondering if this bike has a good base to work on ?
  5. Hailing from the MidWest

    Greetings fellow bike owners and enthusiast alike. Dropping in to get greasy and learn lots. I look forward to reading more and more about the love of Café Racers. I've been stalking the forums for about a month, purchase my 71 CB750 in March, and am very excited to get back on 2 wheels...
  6. Hello from Modesto CA, Gino B

    Full name Gianuario, Building a one bike right now trying to work in everything I have in mind with keeping it with in a reachable goal current state in still early stage but getting there. Look with in the coming year to finish the bike and start my next one.
  7. I want to convert a 1980 CB750- advice

    Parts For Sale
    I just got a great deal on a Honda CB750 with less than 12k. Seems like a great bike, starts right up, runs pretty smooth. I want to convert it to a cafe racer style bike. I have zero experience doing this, don't really know how to start. I would like some advice from you all on how to avoid...
  8. New Member from LA

    Hello all, My name is Vic and I am brand new to the hobby as well as this forum. Right now I'm saving up to buy my first bike and do my first build. I don't have a lot of money but after reading a few threads before registering I get the feeling I don't need to throw cash at my project in order...
  9. Newbie First Build

    General FAQ's
    Hi guys! My name is Bang and I'm very new to the motorcycle community. I had a bike but my dad wrecked it so now I'm thinking of building one! I have very little experience with bikes and looking for help. So I guess my first question is should I start with a frame up or buy a used bike and take...
  10. Kawasaki Z400 - cafe racer build

    A bit about me. a moment when clarity of thought was clearly absent; I challenged a long-standing friend to build a café racer. We're both in our 50s, have been riding forever and would rather be in the garage than with the wife learning new skills and creating something (not quite...
  11. New Member, Lewis, Says Hello!

    Hi everyone. I'm new to the forums so I thought I'd introduce myself. My name is Lewis and I reside in Vancouver, BC. I'm completely new to the motorcycle scene. My buddy has always egged me to get my license and bike - and I haven't really been into it until I discovered cafe racer-style...