Classics Are Nice, But So Is Getting There

When you run a magazine based on classic and custom streetbikes, we tend to ask a lot of our staffers. Though showing up to ride and wrench on motorbikes may seem, on the surface, like a dream gig, there are many long, unpaid days spent sorting out complex mechanical conundrums. These garage sessions can be…

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Electrical Wizardry

Blake Kelly in Action Regular CRM readers will have missed seeing the name Blake Kelly in our masthead as of late. Blake, the magazine’s star test rider, fix-it expert and all-around wit has been busy at graduate school, seeking an advanced degree n the sort of high tech field where a man of his astute…

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And The Good Times Rolled

It’s been a very busy month, but it’s due time we acknowledged you, our readers for making the 12th Annual Reader’s Ride-In Custom Show a success. With clear skies, warm temperatures and open roads, folks started spilling into Sewickley as early as Saturday afternoon for Sunday’s show. We all enjoyed a laugh at Saturday evening’s…

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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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