It's a household name among motorcycle enthusiasts, yet most people have never heard of the cafe racer. This series introduces viewers to the iconic machines whose history dates back to the streets of England in the 1950s, when kids would hang out in transport cafes and challenge one another to races. Each episode unveils stories of the culture behind the cafe racer and visits with visionary motorcycle builders in England, Italy and the U.S. who have helped develop the cycle's distinctive look, and who continue to search for the perfect combination of style and speed.
- Dec 29, 2009
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