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30
Sep 12

Honda CB750 Steel Bent Customs Cafe Racer


This small Honda CB750 cafe racer looks like one of the best projects to come out of Steel Bent Customs. The masters at SBC have done away with all the unnecessary bits and pieces, instead choosing to retain only the most necessary parts, the frame and engine. Continue reading →


08
Apr 12

Yamaha XS650 Manx…sorry, “Man-xs”


Thanks to the magnificent 8Nero web blog we found another gem of a Yamaha XS. This time it’s the famous 650cc with an obvious design inspiration from the legendary Notron Manx cafe racer. Brought in from Germany to Spain – the bike was completely stripped and rebuilt. The swingarm was changed for the aluminum one while the brake system was upgraded to two four-piston calipers from Kawasaki ZX9-R. The new engine came from the Dutch Yamaha XS specialist – Heiden Tuning all freshened up and with couple extra horses. Continue reading →


12
Oct 10

Past Customs: 2007 Nortorious by Roger Goldammer


Roger Goldammer has built another stunning piece, this time it’s called Nortorious. Based on a featherbed style frame, Roger used a much modified, supercharged, single cylinder Harley Davidson engine like the one first seen on Trouble. The single front cylinder displaces 965cc and uses the rear head. A Rotex supercharger is mounted in place of the rear cylinder. Continue reading →