What makes a cafe racer a café racer?
A key component of a cafe racer is a balanced boneline. We’ve seen many failed attempts at smoothing out the Sportsters hunched frame, but these guys nailed it. The icing on this cake though would have to be the addition of a handmade tank and cafe style tail unit.
What makes the Dan Moto Sportster cafe racer so special?
Fully loaded, the Dan Moto Sportster cafe racer weighs a mere 200kg and also benefits from a performance suspension, wheel and brake package. There are of course many, many other modifications to name here and you can read about them all in the full article. One of my favourite Japanese builders often flies under the radar.
Are Harley Davidson’s good for Cafe Racers?
The motorcycles built by Harley Davidson have never been hot favourites in the cafe racer scene. During my 14 years of featuring cafe racer builds on these pages, the most hotly debated and often hated bikes have been built on Harley platforms.