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Ichiban Moto and the Art of the Cafe Racer

Ichiban Moto and the Art of the Cafe Racer

Every once in a while, you stumble upon someone that combines the passion and the know how to build great custom motorcycles. That happened to me earlier today when I discovered Ichiban Moto. Building old fashioned cafe racers the old fashioned way with old fashioned tools, Ichiban Moto embodies...

Published on March 1 2014, 21:26
Source: www.motorcycledaily.com
 

I love a good collaboration. When one brand recognises the benefits of joining forces with another amazing things can happen. In the custom motorcycle scene this has been proven with companies like Yamaha and their Yardbuilt series and BMW Motorrad with their Japanese workshop collaborations... 

Even though we only in the first quarter of 2013, I feel as though I have already featured a year's worth of Ducati Sport 1000 Cafe Racer builds! So when I saw Geoff Rossi's Moto Brilliance Ducati on The Bike Shed I was hesitant to repost it, that was at least until I read through the build... 

Despite an unfortunate and unforeseeable turn of events, Johann Keyser managed to turn misfortune into an opportunity that lead to the birth of his Moto Motivo workshop. After building a slew of cool custom motorcycles for customers Johann decided it was time to treat himself by building a bike... 

In the world of custom motorcycles, there's one builder who has become synonymous with great looking Moto Guzzi's, his name is Axel Budde. At his KaffeeMaschine workshop in Hamburg, Germany, Axel has amassed a portfolio of gorgeous custom Guzzi's that are enough to make any motorcycle lovers... 

After its release in 1999 the Moto Guzzi V11 received pretty average reviews. It was let down mainly due to excessive weight and poor build quality. Thankfully in 2001 when Aprilia to Guzzi under its wing quality improved dramatically, but they never managed to shed those extra kilos. So, when... 

Malaysia's custom motorcycle scene is heating up! In the last couple of years we've seen some incredible builds from fledgling workshops spurred on by the growth of events like the 'Art of Speed' festival and clubs like 'Naked 13 Cafe Racer'. As always the country's capital, Kuala Lumpur, is... 

Anyone that's had a go at building a Cafe Racer or custom motorcycle knows how addictive it can become. I'm a victim of it myself! I currently have 2 custom builds on the go and once they are done I will sell them to fund another...and another...and probably another. As a custom builder it's a...