Cafe Racer - Earth Category
The bikes involved in these races are light weight and easy to handle. These races are especially popular in France. These are the quick rides over a short distance and their style itself is thrilling and exciting. The enlarged fuel tanks, prominent seat cowling, minimalist bodywork and low mounted handle bars are the main characteristics of these exotic races. In 1960s, these races started from the Great Britain and then they started gaining popularity in the rest of the world.
These are high speed bikes which are fine tuned to run speedily on the track. Renowned companies including BMW, Harley, Yamaha, Kawasaki, etc manufacture these bikes. However, thrill seekers love to modify their bikes to enhance their performance on the track. Well, you cant accept things like wheelie or stoppie in these races. These races are like a fun festival with enjoyments like music and food etc. The Caf Racer sub-culture has created a separate look and identity with modern caf racers taking style elements from American Greasers, British Rockers, 70s bikers, and modern motorcycle riders to create a global style of their own.