Reader’s Ride-In Show Ready To Roll

New Attractions At 2019 Bike Show Come Sunday, August 11, the rolling hills of Sewickley will fill with the sounds of classic and custom motorcycles as our 12th Annual Cafe Racer Reader’s Ride-In Show gets underway. Team CRM has been working overtime to make this yearly celebration of all things fast, loud and shiny a…

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Prize Patrol Is Here!

While we can’t offer the level of prizes regularly doled out by those glitzy TV sweepstakes, our sponsors for this year’s Reader’s Ride-In Custom Show have really stepped up the game, donating some incredible prizes for the show class winners. Park up your classic or custom two-wheeler at Warm Memorial Park come Sunday, August 11…

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New Antique Bike Class Added To Show

With our 12th Annual Reader’s ride-In Show less than a month away, we’ve received enough requests for a special trophied class specifically for your restored antique and vintage machines. In previous years, we’ve been lumping those perfectly rehabbed older machine sin with our six existing cafe racer classes for judging, but after hearing from you,…

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A Lifetime Custom Job

In our current issue, we’re pleased to bring you proof that you needn’t buy a new bike every few years. Don’t get me wrong- I’ve developed a habit of wanting to try out every cool new retro roadster that comes down the pike and, as a result, I sometimes realize I’ve sold off a motorcycle…

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Which Ducati Cafe Racer Is Best?

Since the relese of our current June/July issue, we’ve received several e-mails about the cover story. This issue’s top feature chronicles the building of a sharp-as-hell Ducati Scrambler Cafe Racer designed by Motorcycle Missions from Austin Texas. The MM team consists of several military veterans who get together each week to work on custom bikes…

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Royal Enfield Demo Rides Added To August 11 Bike Show

Regular readers of CRM will know how much we dig the new Royal Enfield 650 twins, having spent several weeks running the very capable and smart-looking retros. Well, come Sunday, August 11, you’ll have a rare chance to see just how good these new bikes are as Royal Enfield North America has just announced that…

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Why Not Ride To Work Every Day?

Next Monday, June 17 is Ride To Work day an annual promotion urging motorcycle awareness through, well, actually commuting on our streetbikes. While this ia an honorable and well-intentioned idea, as someone who does not own a car, I often wonder why we Americans need a promotional campaign to roll our two-wheelers out of the…

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Poster Child Moto Guzzi

We’re quite proud of our talented crew of International contributors, folks who are constantly on the search for unique, custom-made speedbkes wherever they are. Among the rarest machines we’ve featured over the years are customized Moto Guzzi cafe racers. The thudding, sweet-handling Italian V-twins are among our favorites, but tracking them down is tough going….

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Something Fishy At The Custom Show

Each year, our staff endures one of the most fun meetings in all of publishing. We gather to sample the wares of local food trucks in hopes of determining what vendors to invite to our Reader’s Ride-In Bike Show. I know it’s a thankless task, but one that team CRM are all too ready to…

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