Café racers are stripped-down, lightweight motorcycles built for speed and handling rather than comfort. The term comes from late 1950s British motorcycle enthusiasts who used their bikes for short, quick rides, and races between cafés (drinking establishments).
Take our quiz to see how much you know about both the historical and modern aspects of these motorcycle and their culture.
- Q1 - http://www.british-customs.com/triumph-motorcycle-blog/do-the-ton-the-ton-up-boys/
- Q2 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caf%C3%A9_racer
- Q3 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ace_Cafe
- Q4 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caf%C3%A9_racer
- Q5 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caf%C3%A9_racer
- Q6 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harley-Davidson_XLCR
- Q7 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Enfield
- Q8 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caf%C3%A9_racer
- Photo rights:
- Q1 - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Busy-Bee-rockers.jpg
- Q2 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triton_motorcycle#/media/File:Triton_Peter_Ritzen.jpg
- Q4 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Clip_on.JPG#filelinks
- Q6 - https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e0/Harley-Davidson_XLCR_1000_Cafe_Racer_1978.jpg
- Q8 - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GazzguzzlersAtCaddysDiner.jpg
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