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  1. MOTORCYCLEiD
    The Akrapovic company, with its technologically advanced manufacturing facilities and highly-skilled specialists, is considered a pioneer in its field. The company was founded in 1991 by Igor Akrapovič, a racer who was pursuing perfection but couldn’t find suitable products for his bike on the...
  2. Chatter
    I want to re-wire my Dommie because I cant get it started due to a re-wiring problem.. Last spring/summer me and my son build a cafe racer for a tattoo artist in Copenhagen.. When the bike was finished he sent me a M-Unit blue and some switches,and an expensive speedo... I fit the switches ...
  3. Dominator / FMX
    Greetings from Denmark.. I havnt been on here for a while because I have been busy building other bikes... I want to build a cafe racer from a Dommie with a single sided swing arm and usd forks like this one I found on the net. I have bought a single sided swing arm from a VFR 750 F with a pair...
  4. Transalp
    I am looking for a "do it all" bike, to replace the Transalp (London ULEZ has kiboshed it's use) and the R1200RT. I am looking at the Vstrom 650, the Tracer 700 or the NC750X I have ridden the NC750X recently and it was good. I rode the VStrom a while back, but can't remember anything about...
  5. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Honda 1987 XBR 500H cafe racer with/without fairing
  6. Dominator / FMX
    Greetings from Denmark, its been a while since I posted about the Dominator I built a few years ago... Once I got it finished I moved on to build a couple more bikes, the latest of which is a SR500 cafe racer I was asked to build by a tattoo artist from Copenhagen with the help of my son...
  7. Other Honda
    I have got the CB750A sorted and have done a few miles on it now the weather has improved. Its different, obviously with the 2 speed and torque converter transmission, most definitely not a racer, but they are used for drag racing in US slightly, VERY modified! Great for bumbling along the...
  8. Mechanical Advice
    Hi been registered on the forum for a few years as an interested, occasional visitor. However now just bought a rough Vigor for the right money with a view to building a flat tracker / cafe racer. I knew engine was in need of at least a top end rebuild when I bought it, so now just starting...
  9. Africa Twin
    Went out to start my AT the other day and noticed the Tripmaster wasn't powering up, oh no I thought I just did the resistor mod for the speed a couple of weeks ago and I've messed up, did some checking and found a corroded looking terminal on the multi-plug. Further checking showed both sides...
  10. Chatter
    I just sold a bike a few weeks ago because I wasnt sure how many miles it had done so it had to go and I bought another with the proceeds. My new bike is a minter that just needs a few bits n bobs and I am already wondering what to get next when I done this one. How many bikes is enough...
  11. Transalp
    Yamaha MT-07 Ténéré spiedYamaha’s secret XT700Z Ténéré spotted being tested in Italy Posted: 13 April 2016 by Visordown News WE’RE still waiting for Yamaha to launch the MT-07 Tracer spied last year and already another variation on the theme has been spotted – this MT-07-powered...
  12. Dominator / FMX
    After giving my Dommie project a long awaited thrashing and totally enjoying myself ,the only negative aspects of the trip was I thought the clutch was very heavy and i think an oil cooler would be a big improvement. Apart from that ,the bike is awesome and has a cracking over ride sound when...
  13. Transalp
    Sold my transalp 700 yesterday after 6 months of happy ownership it was a nice bike,i sold my triumph aswell yesterday so a busy day,i am buying a yamaha mt09 tracer after a test ride its a cracking bike light and goes really well,i did test the new africa twin which is a nice bike but heavy and...
  14. Varadero
    I was wondering if anyone has any ideas or have any pictures that they would like to share about changing or modifying the looks of the old Varadero SD01/02? I've never tampered with the looks, even though they do test the eye, but I do have a spare set of body panels for the ole girl &...
  15. Chatter
    My son has offered to buy me out of the DT125 YPVS we went halves on last autumn. When I asked him why he said because he wants me to step back and let him do it up and get it legal without any input from me.:sad11::sad11::sad11: He is selling his moped at the weekend and he says I can have my...
  16. Chatter
    Love, Speed and Loss | Television | NZ On Screen A documentary in four parts about motor-racer Kim Newcombe, who turned heads in the 70s on a König motorbike he developed and designed himself. He was killed racing in 1973 and posthumously came second in that year's World 500cc Grand Prix...
  17. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all, I was hoping someone could help. I'm currently converting my dommie to a cafe racer type thing. I've bought an SLR650 front wheel but can't find a compatible brake caliper anywhere, any ideas would be much appreciated? Cheers
  18. Transalp
    I saw on instagram yesterday that Cafe Racer Dreams next build is a Transalp but i've no idea which model or any details yet. In the meantime feel free to post any other custom Transalps! Heres some of their other work, Crd Motorcycles | Motos - Crd Motorcycles
  19. Transalp
    Returned to bikes in May this year when I bought a 600 Bandit. It was comfortable enough but after a short time I was yearning for the more upright and relaxed position I saw the Adventure bike riders enjoying. Finally went in to a local dealer (Onyerbike just outside Aylesbury) and was...
  20. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Evening all, about 18 months ago my friend Jay bought on eBay an old CB550 as a project base. the bike was running but not good enough to keep as original. So we took it apart and than over the past year Jay has transformed it into a cafe racer! Now it's all back together and today was a first...
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