This beautiful custom Honda CB500 seventies belongs to Mike Makfeddenu from Kentucky, he had just finished working on it right in their garage. The story began a year ago, when Mike first came across the photo cafe racer (Café Racer).
"Kind of a small motorcycle and motorcycle construction budget – it was a decisive factor in my choice. After many nights to see related websites, I decided that the basis for my work will XS650. However, I managed to find only one XS. Man host wanted too much for him – it was not a viable option. "
Then a colleague informed about Mike Honda CB500 K1 2017, parked right in the kitchen of his friend. "Motorcycle unused '94 and the seller had no idea what was wrong with him. After several minutes of examination, I became the owner of CB500 for two hundred dollars. "
Mike wanted to create a custom-style cafe racer (Café Racer) , which seems was created in the 50s of the last century. "I wanted to convey the spirit of the era of the 50's, the motorcycle which could drive the actors Brando or James Dean." The first thing that had to do – is to clean the frame and produce the tail shape. In working with the tail in order to please the style Mike repelled by the shape of the fuel tank. Wrapped pipe exhaust and tires in Avon old style only further intensified the sense of "rarity" motorcycle, which the author sought. Subscribe to the blog for new articles to the post office can be here !
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