Cafe Racer Motorcycles

So what is cafe racer style? – motorcycle folklore would have it that a café racers were born in the late 1950’s, and were a peculiarly British concept. Rock and Roll loving Teddy Boys, followed later by the Rockers of the 1960’s converted their roadster style bikes into loose replicas of the motorcycles ridden by contemporary racing heroes such as Hailwood, Surtees and Minter and combined with what was then a thriving coffee bar culture, would often (illegally!) race between café’s on their modified bikes.

 

Cafe Racers For Sale

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1966 Honda CL77 Scrambler 305 1966 Honda CL77 Scrambler 305 Cafe Racer

1966 Honda CL77 Scrambler 305 1966 Honda CL77 Scrambler 305 Cafe Racer
Price:
$6,995.00
Type:
Fixed price
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Seller: eBay

2016 Ducati Scrambler ESG DUCATI RUMBLE 400, Cafe Racer, Pro-Built, Scrambler

2016 Ducati Scrambler  ESG DUCATI RUMBLE 400, Cafe Racer, Pro-Built, Scrambler
Price:
$54,300.00
Type:
Fixed price
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Seller: eBay

1979 Suzuki GS CAFE RACER Suzuki GS 850 1979 year

1979 Suzuki GS  CAFE RACER Suzuki GS 850 1979 year
Price:
$15,000.00
Type:
Fixed price
Bids:
0
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Seller: eBay

2004 Buell Firebolt Buell XB12R - cafe racer - cafe fighter

2004 Buell Firebolt  Buell XB12R - cafe racer - cafe fighter
Price:
$12,000.00
Type:
Fixed price
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13d 1h 41m
Seller: eBay

1982 Yamaha XV920RJ Yamaha XV920 RJ Cafe Racer TR1

1982 Yamaha XV920RJ  Yamaha XV920 RJ Cafe Racer TR1
Price:
$11,750.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
4d 5h 17m
Seller: eBay

1977 Honda CB 1977 Honda cb750 Cafe Racer ***MUST SEE***

1977 Honda CB  1977 Honda cb750 Cafe Racer ***MUST SEE***
Price:
$11,000.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
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Seller: eBay

1971 BMW R-Series 1971 bmw r60/5 custom bobber vintage cafe racer ahrma

1971 BMW R-Series  1971 bmw r60/5 custom bobber vintage cafe racer ahrma
Price:
$10,350.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
26d 4h 24m
Seller: eBay

1964 Norton Atlas 1964 Norton 750cc Atlas/Cafe clubman

1964 Norton Atlas  1964 Norton  750cc Atlas/Cafe clubman
Price:
$9,500.00
Type:
Fixed price
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6d 14h 8m
Seller: eBay

2014 Harley-Davidson Sportster Cafe Racer Harley Davidson

2014 Harley-Davidson Sportster  Cafe Racer Harley Davidson
Price:
$8,550.00
Type:
Fixed price
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2d 3h 12m
Seller: eBay

1975 Honda CB Custom 1975 Honda CB500T Cafe Racer

1975 Honda CB  Custom 1975 Honda CB500T Cafe Racer
Current price:
$8,500.00
Type:
Auction
Bids:
0
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3d 16h 1m
Seller: eBay

1977 Yamaha RD400D 1977 Yamaha RD400D Resto-Mod Cafe Racer

1977 Yamaha RD400D  1977 Yamaha RD400D Resto-Mod Cafe Racer
Price:
$6,475.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
1d 7h 41m
Seller: eBay

2010 Moto Guzzi V7 Cafe Moto Guzzi V7 Cafe Classic

2010 Moto Guzzi V7 Cafe  Moto Guzzi V7 Cafe Classic
Price:
$6,000.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
16d 6h 38m
Seller: eBay
 
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Usually sporting clip on style handlebars, rearset footrests and controls, aluminium fuel tanks and mudguards, plus straight through exhaust pipes that often sailed perilously close to legality, popular bikes including BSA, Triumph, Norton and even more exotic machines such as Vincents were fair game when it came to café racer conversions. Though the style had largely faded away by the seventies, the scene is once again flourishing among retro and classic motorcycle fans and several major manufacturers offer café racer models in their range.