Custom Cafe Racer Blog

Custom Cafe Racer Blog

Posted by Dealer Team

The cafe racer culture is driven by never-ending customisation.

The braaap ST250 is the most popular cafe racer in the country. A blank canvas for both novice and professional bike builders.

The braaap ST250 and ST400 range is delivered from us as a manufacturer in a number of themes; the new ST250 is all Matte Black and themed under the model name the "Shadow". Our themed production bikes are designed to look personalised/custom from the showroom floor, that being said the cafe racer culture drives innovation in design and we are proud of what our customers have done to make their braaap unique.

This Blog will showcase some of our favourite custom Mercury, braaap ST250 and braaap Shadow cafe racers from our customers around the country.

We built it, Make it your own.

braaap cafe racer mad mercury

The "Mad Mercury" built by Tasmanian motorcycle enthusiast Mall Innes.

 Whether it be a set of mirrors, a new light, different handlebars or a new tread pattern customising your Café is what makes it yours.

The braaap flagship stores and national dealer network are equipped and trained to guide you through the process of building your own personalised cafe racer. Whether it be a DIY or a full-service build. To book an appointment or get a quote click "find a dealer" on the menu above.

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 The Rebellion 450cc built by a dealer in Sydney.

One of the cafe racer scene's most popular subcategory is the "Tracker". A dirt-track style motorbike with components inspired from the racing era's gone.

Another popular subcategory to come out of the cafe racer scene is the "Scrambler" which is a motorcycle inspired by the early motocross and endurance bikes. 

 A standard braaap ST250 "SHADOW" fitted with dirt track tyres


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Our dealers all offer braaap's customisation program, This means the braaap you end up with is not just a braaap; it’s your braaap.

 This customisation culture around the cafe racer scene is never ending, riding is only half the fun.

Here at braaap, we offer a wide range of aftermarket spares which make customising your new braaap ST 250cc and 450cc easy.
These range from lights, tyres, handlebars, mirrors, mufflers, rear shocks, tanks and more.

You can connect with the braaap the following ways:

SMS or Call our sales and support team on 0499 27 22 27

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braaap lifetime warrantyCheck out the braaap 250cc and 450cc cafe racer model range

The braaap team will guide you through the process of either building your own cafe racer or design and quote the project for us to build it for you.

The braaap ST-250 is the perfect blank canvas for your custom cafe racer project. The braaap ST-250 is the most popular cafe racer in the country thanks to its price point, the Lifetime Warranty and everything else that comes with being a braaap owner. 


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As a niche manufacturer whenever we develop a new motorcycle we always start out by asking: "What can we do to add value to the rider we are building the motorcycle for?". We built the ST250 with a few main priorities:

1. It had to look on point with the "cafe racer" scene out of the box. We want people to be proud of their braaap.

2. It had to be absolutely reliable and built to a high enough quality that we can offer our braaap "Lifetime Warranty"

3. It had to be the perfect "blank canvas" for both professional bike builders and back yard DIY owners.

4. It had to be at a price point that made it a no-brainer to buy new rather than second hand.

5. It had to sound good!

6. We had to launch it with a huge range of aftermarket accessories so each one can become unique.

The braaap ST-250 "Shadow" in its original form. >>> BUY NOW >>> Click here 



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Braaap scrambler cafe racer ST250


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