I'm happy to post another cool build by a true shed builder. It's build by Chris Brennan and based on a 1978 Honda CB550. Chris was looking at this machine for almost 25 years now, while it was rusting away in the garage. With a mechanical background, Chris figured out that this bike needed some … [Read more...] about Honda CB550 Cafe Racer by Chris Brennan
If you ask me what the number one base bike is for a café racer build, it would be the Honda CB750. Although other platforms like BMW become a lot more popular the last couple of years, I still think that the CB750 served the most custom builds. With ease... (don't blame me for not stacking/backing … [Read more...] about Honda CB750 by Bolt Motor Co.
Although I've stated that the Honda CB1100 lacks a soul of being a modern cafe racer, it sure has the right ingredients to become one. But in that specific article, I was talking about the model from 2010 and up. This bike right here is based on the rather rare CB1100F that was only built in 1983. … [Read more...] about Honda CB1100 Cafe Racer by Tux Customs
A couple of weeks ago I've visited our friends at Wrench Kings and owner Joost Dingemans told me everything about his journey with his workshop and his ambitious future plans. It was great to feel the awesome vibe of a proud guy standing with two feet on the ground (in his own workshop). Of course, … [Read more...] about Honda CB750 Restomod by Wrench Kings
The Honda CB750 is one of those bikes of the glory days that is being customized over and over and over and over again. Sometimes I see extremely sophisticated (and complicated) builds, sometimes they're pretty bad. But in order to build a cool, custom(ized) bike, the list of modifications doesn't … [Read more...] about Honda CB750 Brat by Redeemed Cycles