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1972 Honda CB750 Cafe Racer

In Cafe Racer, Custom, Japan by Abhi4 Comments

Post-Listing Update: This CB750 was pulled off of eBay, final sale price unknown. I’ve heard many comments in the past that you guys/gals like seeing high dollar custom builds because it’s interesting to see how the market values it. Here’s a CB750 that’s seen $20,000 in documented work…but how much of that will come through in the sale price?

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1979 Yamaha XS650 Chopper

In Cruiser, Custom, Japan by Abhi2 Comments

Featured in The Horse magazine, this XS650 has been turned into a chopper with an Ardcore Choppers frame and Hugh’s Handbuilt-tweaked motor. Seeing these bikes at shows it’s one thing, but I always enjoy learning what the market thinks they’re worth…

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2014 Honda Grom Custom

In Custom, Japan, Small Displacement by Abhi3 Comments

Remember the Honda Motocompo? Built as a ‘trunk bike’ to fit into the Honda City, it was a quirky take on personal transportation. I bring that up because the name parallels well with ComposiMo, a company that has turned this Grom into a custom that fits inside of a Honda Fit.

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1974 Rokon RT140 Chopper

In America, Cruiser, Custom by Abhi1 Comment

Introduced in 1970, the Rokon RT140 (RT = Rokon Trail, 140 was displacement) was built to get a slice of the trail bike market that had become so popular. It used the same pull-start 140cc engine that you’d find in a Snorunner, and an automatic transmission. If you believe the seller, this chopped RT140 was built by a Rokon employee …

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2003 Bourget Auti-Mo

In America, Cruiser, Custom by AbhiLeave a Comment

When it was founded in 1993, Bourget’s Bike Works was an serious innovator in the world of choppers thanks to Roger Bourget, who founded the company with his wife. In 2005, the couple split, and in 2009, Roger opened up a new shop with his new wife. Here’s one of the bikes created during the heyday of Bourget’s Bike Works.