Learn about Steve ‘Carpy’ Carpenter and his Motorcycles.

Below is my Bulldog “Bailey” makes me smile everyday and she sure loves Motorcycles and Skate Boards.

Welcome to my website, I am stoked that you have found time to sit down and take a small journey into yesteryear.

I have been building motorcycles for over 4 decades and in the USA over 17 years and have an immense passion for the 2 wheeled machines.

Located in Southern California, I have settled in a great part of the USA, Of course, I am creating Unique Motorcycles, as well as parts and Apparel etc. But I also have a huge passion for Hot Rod’s, as to me, they are just like the stripped down Motorcycles that I create and boy do they have tons of history too.

I hope you enjoy the pages of what I do and if I can help at all just drop me an email at carpy@carpyscaferacers.com

The phone lines get busy, but I am open from 9am-6pm and you can contact me on my shop phone at: 714-598-8392 now, if the machine comes on, I am either on the other line, packing and shipping parts or dropping a bike off, I will get back to you always.

I know I know, the ORIGINAL Cafe Racer was in fact a Brit bike, Triumph, Norton, B.S.A. etc etc.

Now as these are now hard to locate parts for and require so much servicing these days, I like to use my Metric set ups for simple running, speed and reliability.

I still love Brit Bikes and have a 2013 Thruxton and my Girlfriend has a T100 Bonneville.

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But my bread and butter has been the good old CB750 Honda.

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I know to some purist it’s not their cup of tea, and I totally understand this, but what I do with the stock bike is give it a slight British styling that Honda should of brought out back in the day.

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Unless you have ridden one of these machines, you really will not understand how fun, strong and easy to ride these Classic metric 4’s really are.

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But let me just clear this matter up, Cafe Racers have been around in Europe since the 1940’s,  and I hope they continue for many decades as yet.

I am just doing what I love, and I hope that you may like some of the things I do, many people have got the Cafe Racer  and Brat built motorcycle bug now and that is so cool to see, I meet so many people that have a similar passion as I do with these Motorcycles and it is always refreshing to chat to like minded folk on the phone from all over the Globe.

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Just have fun with what you do and hope to meet you someday at a show.

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Have fun and welcome once more to MY Custom Motorcycle World.

Peace and Grease

CARPY

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