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About The Cafe Racer

Welcome to The Cafe Racer, the emporium of motorcycle classic and cool.

Why do we do what we do?

Life on two wheels is great! We're all passionate about bikes here at The Cafe Racer and we're proud to be the UK’s leading supplier of retro and vintage style motorcycle apparel and accessories to keep you safe and stylish on your classic bike, café racer, bobber, brat style custom or scrambler. We are official stockists for Belstaff Motorcycle Jackets and Barbour International so you can buy from us with confidence you're getting the real deal! We were the first to introduce Deus Ex Machina clothing to the UK and we stock established brands such as Davida, Bell, Roland Sands Design and Biltwell alongside exciting emerging brands such as Hedon and Resurgence Gear. We have a passion for what we do and we only source the best products at the best prices. This is to ensure that you get the best value and of course the latest cool motorcycle gear! We strive to bring you those elusive hard to get items so you don't have to scour the internet looking for them, we've got them all right here under one roof. We ship worldwide and offer discounted international shipping and free UK delivery and returns. All orders go through our store and warehouse facility which is run by friendly and enthusiastic bike nuts with an in-depth knowledge of all the products we offer. If you have any questions, drop us a line, we'd love to hear from you!

Where did it all start?

The Cafe Racer was born on April 2010 by Phil in the seaside town of Hove, near Brighton. Brighton has a thriving bike scene being close to the the world famous Ace Cafe and a ride-out destination for bikers all over the South of England. There are a growing number of custom bike riders and The Cafe Racer opened its doors to cater for that style of riding as there was nowhere at the time that had a good selection of vintage and retro style motorcycle gear. Seven years on and we now have a great team of people (mostly riders) with a customer focussed straightforward approach dedicated to helping our customers get the best gear suited to them.

Keep in touch

Be sure to check out our social media channels and blog to keep abreast of new products along with special offers and visit our YouTube channel to see all the latest custom bike builds and events. We're always happy to hear from you so give us a tinkle on +44(0)1273 772222 (10.00am to 5.00pm ish) or go to the contact us page to drop us an email. Want to check out our credentials? The Cafe Racer and the-cafe-racer.com are trading names of Vroom By The Sea Ltd. Vroom By The Sea Ltd is incorporated in England and Wales as a limited company with Registration No. 06578938 and VAT No. 932133161.

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