Though it should be noted that the Kübelwagen could also be given that same title, and all three…. Also fabricated gas tank and front finder. And yes, it’s been done over and over and over again. He began by researching bikes that were suitable donors and it was the Honda Fours that he kept coming back to. The original cafe racers of the 1950s and 1960s were stripped back machines designed for high performance street riding (and racing) and little else. 1978 Suzuki GS 550 gas tank with new Pingel Racing petcock adapter plate to run 3/8 male npt type petcocks new Harley style chrome petcock. Inside of carbs cleaned inspected replaced some hardware out sides brushed off and lightly solvent cleaned but the engine cases and carbs still have there original finish so there is dirt/grime chips to finish on motor, I really don't like to paint motors always feels like your hiding something this bike has been around for 30+ years its heart (engine) earned that finish! Vance and Hines Vintage 4into1 in great shape with baffles in tact very nice sound and loud when you open it up New jets from Dime City 70/122 this combo has been working great for me here in Ohio obviously if you take the bike to different elevation or cold/hotter/humid etc.. it may need adjusted to your area. Also installed new drag handle bars and new coil over rear shocks. Rebuilt and polished the Carburetor. Tuned Bike to run on oval pod filters. Café Racers, Scramblers, Trackers, Bratstyle & other custom bikes, brewed with passion. An added benefit of using the newer wheels is that they have the 'cush drive' which reduces stress on your transmission. The riding position is very comfortable for what it is. The SoundKiss isn’t just a lightened, dressed up Nighthawk either, although it is lighter and does look a whole lot better. I would say 95% of the nuts and bolt have been switch to stainless steel. Others will find it's rough and ready urban demeanor a great fit for what they want. Second generation K1 is a great piece of motorcycle history. Cone type filters with stainless bands instead of big hose clamps. During the build, Bruce was also lucky enough to connect with a local CB750 guru who helped him overcome any hurdles. Hand fabricated rear seat , that is made out of metal. Cash only. First Timer – Honda CB750 Cafe Racer “I’m a carpenter by trade and have always worked with my hands. Rebuilt front forks and added new sprockets and chain. Clean and clear title in hand.Features (shown):-Powdercoated frame, subframe, swingarm, wheel rims and hubs, front brake caliper, and engine case-Spoke wheels (stainless steel spokes) laced and trued by Frame Straight System-Fuel tank professionally cleaned and lined; tank and fiberglass fenders custom painted by BD Cycles-Only non-ethanol high octane gasoline used-Aluminum parts professionally polished-New wiring harness installed-Sachse digital electronic ignition-Sargent Cycle Products custom cafe seat-Carpy's Cafe Racers stainless steel 4-into-1 exhaust with removable baffle and fiberglass front and rear fenders-Exhaust headers wrapped-Progressive Suspension springs (front) and shocks (rear)-New stainless steel brake lines, new hoses, and new steering head bearings-Front and rear brake calipers re-built; new front brake pads installed (1k miles) and new brake shoes installed in rear drum (1k miles)-Metzler Lasertec front and rear tires (1k miles)-Dual Hella horns-Re-built, cleaned and sync'd carbs, tuned for application-K&N air filter-New oil pumps-New oil temperature and oil pressure gauges-Custom front and rear turn signals-Bar-end mirrors. Of course, there are lot’s of pretty damn good bikes out there (also check out our Top 10 Honda CB Cafe Racers… The Nighthawk was the most powerful and lightest of the entire CB750 range (’69 to ’07) producing 75bhp and weighing a fraction over 210kg. Although the concept of the cafe racer motorcycle has remained popular, it saw a renaissance in the early 2000s. Any questions just ask and thanks for looking. Majority of work receipts available. GREAT BIKE REALLY POWERFUL JUST FINISH THIS BIKE 3 WEEKS AGO....ALL IS WORKING GREAT GREAT LOOK ,GREAT VIBE & GREAT MOTORCYCLE...YOU WILL FALL IN LOVE OF THIS JAPANESE LAIDY... Up for auction is my recently built 1982 Honda cb750. He did his research and soon found out that the Honda CB’s are the #1 pick for building a cafe racer, especially when it’s the first project. Included in the sale is the original air cleaner assembly. There has also been an oil pressure gauge added as well as oil temp gauge at the oil tank. The … Engine turns over with good compression with kick or electric start. Everything was vapor blasted before painting the cases, polishing the covers and finishing with a brushed effect, and installing new allen head bolts throughout. Yes, the Honda CB750 is probably the most popular base bike for a cafe racer project. Look them up, they don't mess around.Garaged 24/7.Title is clean and in hand. Engine roars and she is stripped down, so she is fast and mean (no mirrors, no speedo or tach, etc.). This article and its contents are protected by copyright, and may only be republished with a credit and link back to Silodrome.com - ©2020, The Autoped is widely regarded as being the first mass-produced motorized scooter, it was offered in both electric and gasoline versions, and the gasoline version was said to be capable of speeds of up…, The Desert Runner is one of the most consequential custom motorcycles built by the team at Revival Cycles, in order to build it they were shipped an unreleased Royal Enfield Interceptor from the factory under…, The Honda CT70 was released in 1969 as a larger sibling to the hugely popular Honda Z50 Monkey Bike. $300 non refundable deposit is due immediately after the auction ends. Checked valve clearance, timing, and spark advancer. Original key fits ignition and seat lock. They are not required by Florida law for antique motorcycles. First and foremost this bike is a rider, it was built for greater braking handling and acceleration it is meant to go and less show, however with that said this bike and I have been featured recently in Pipeburn's publications along with being re-posted all over the web and won some trophies in vintage classes at local bike shows, but again its a very clean great looking bike but is not perfect it is after all made mostly with recycled parts from other bikes. **This vehicle is being sold through other listing services and seller reserves the right to cancel auction before close date should vehicle be sold. Built it to ride to work last year, but didn't like highway riding very much and with a new car I don't plan on riding it this year. We will accept Check, Money Order, Cash, or Credit Card. Custom brake lines are S/S braided. Add to that list the Ohlins gas shocks and you’ve got a lightweight rocket with Superbike handling. Start typing to see results or hit ESC to close, Concept Solitude – Rennstall Triumph Speed Twin Bodykit, Elegance Personified – Bolt Motor Co. CB750. Of course, there are lot’s of pretty damn good bikes out there (also check out our Top 10 Honda CB Cafe Racers). Not bad for a low budget cafe racer project! Privacy Policy - Terms of Service - Contact Us. Brand new set of tires and tubes. What’s particularly cool about Bruce’s build isn’t just the fact that it looks great, it’s that this is his first custom motorcycle build. will not be released until payment is received and cleared. I have also assembled a binder with the Honda CB750SC Manual, a marked up and color coded wiring diagram, and the Koho gauge manual. Most big tractor trailers take a month to show up, this guy runs two bikes a week and delivers them personally. I simply did everything myself”. The rims were then laced to the hydro blasted hubs using stainless spokes before being wrapped in fresh rubber. Today’s Honda CB750 cafe racer was built by Bruce Farell, a fellow citizen of our hometown of Melbourne. Geoff also regularly visits custom bike events around the world as a special guest or media partner. Of course, there are lot's of pretty damn good bikes out there (also check out our Top 10 Honda CB Cafe Racers). Category I have been storing the bike in my shop for the last couple of years. Buyer responsible for pick-up/shipping.