The seller of this CB boldly calls it the “Best Café Racer on West Coast.” Do you agree?
For 2017, Honda completely revamped the Rebel to create a new generation with 300cc and 500cc powerplants. As part of their marketing efforts when launching the bike, Honda partnered with Aviator Nation, a “1970’s inspired California lifestyle brand” which focuses on hoodies and sweatpants. Aviator Nation customized one Rebel 300 and one Rebel 500, both of which were eventually given …
Ducati Haptica – 2014 Multistrada Custom by Ad HocView Post
2-28-21 Update: 9 months later, this Nostalgia is up for sale with a hefty discount. The ask has gone from $95k to $64,500 – find it here on eBay. For context, we had one for sale at Iconic for several months. We let it go for $37,450 including buyer’s fees. A couple of years ago, I shared a custom based …
Built by Richard Pollock of Mule Motorcycles, this “one-off Triumph Scrambler special started life as a low-mileage Bonneville Thruxton with stock motor.” How do you think it ended up?
In the early 70s, a company called Advanced Recreation Equipment Corporation (AREC) of Mountain View, California raised money from KPCB to build kits that would allow In the early 70s, a company called Advanced Recreation Equipment Corporation (AREC) of Mountain View, California raised money from KPCB to build kits that would allow motorcyclists to use their bikes in the snow. …
The German importer for Benelli in the 1980s was a gentleman named Manfred Demharter. Manfred didn’t just sell bikes – he liked to race them, too! Because of that, he often built (or sourced) custom frames to stuff Benelli six-cylinder engines into.
Producing just 28 horsepower, the Model 18 was never designed to be quick, but it was easy to ride, comfortable up to about 60 miles per hour, and returned excellent gas mileage. Here’s one that sacrifices a little bit of comfort for a whole lot of style.
Built to compete at the Bonneville Salt Flats in the Special Construction, Partially Streamlined class in 2014 (which was rained out), this Ironhead Sportster is called “Silver Fox.”
The seller calls this the “YamaGamma”, as it combines a Suzuki RG250 frame with a Yamaha RZ350 engine. What do you think about this interesting combo?
The seller calls this a “steampunk cafe racer”, though he also says that “the bike is very uncomfortable…really best suited as a work of art on display.” Is it the kind of art you like?
Narley (or Norley) is the affectionate nickname assigned to Harley V-Twin motors shoved into Norton Featherbed frames – here’s an interesting one built with aftermarket versions of both the engine and the frame in 2013 by Absolute Engineering out of Goleta, California. What do you think of the final product?
1-8-21 Update: Two plus years later, John K has spotted this bike up for sale again! The model year has changed from 1980 to 1977, but it otherwise appears to be the same. Find it in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania for $29,999 here at Cycle Max.
Built by Ted Phelps Custom Paint and Motorcycle in Valero, California in ’73-’74, this CB750 custom was commissioned by the original owner and the work included a raked/extended front end, hardtail conversion, lots of chrome, and a custom paint job. It then sat for years, but the seller brought it back to life while trying to maintain the patina: “rather …
Today’s jarring post is a “Fiero-powered Gold Wing Trike.”