• Velocita D'Epoca: Old Meets Older For Something New

    29 days ago - By Benjies Cafe Racer

    Written by: Michael Rex Carbonell Photographed by: Ben Chan
    Dante Dizon
    The newest project bike at BCR Designs is named the Velocita D'Epoca. Directly translated from Italian to mean “vintage speed,” we literally could not think of a more fitting name for this late ‘90s Ducati sportsbike converted to the stylings of a 1950s-era British Cafe Racer.
    This bike, untouched by our hands, came to our shop as a tired & neglected ‘96 Ducati 900 SS/SP with an insipidly boring white paint job. We at BCR love working on Hondas & Yamahas from the ‘70s, but an increase in demand has caused the price of...
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  • Ducati Panigale 899 Nake Project

    Ducati Panigale 899 Nake Project

    29 days ago - By Benjies Cafe Racer

    Photos by: Ben Chan and Dante Dizon Written by: Michael Rex Carbonell
    The Italian manufacturer, Ducati, is well-known for designing high performance sports bikes that are as exotic as they are fast. However, a comfortable riding position is generally sacrificed in order to achieve such a level of performance. For those who are currently unaware, we at BCR tend to deviate from standard bike builds, which is a sentiment that remained when we were approached to convert a Ducati Panigale 899.
    In typical Ducati fashion, the Panigale 899 started out as a weekend race bike, & when the bike came...
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