Jarred’s Custom Honda CB750 Super Sport is finally wrapped up, save for a few tweaks of the carbs. Seems we have a bunch of custom motorcycle builds all approaching the finish line at the same time, all of them needing a little carb love… » Read more..
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After a ton of scrubbing and degreasing on the Honda Hawk GT, it was time for some well-earned fun. The next thing on the list was to begin work on a custom seat pan and rear cowl. The rear section of this motorcycle will be the most modified, and so the process began of taking measurements, walking around the bike just staring, and hoping that some inspiration would come to us – in the form of a wicked tail section design… » Read more..
There has been a fair amount of debate about what constitutes a “Cafe Racer.” From their humble beginnings in the cafe parking lots of London, to the highly tuned, impeccable versions pumped out by Deus Ex Machina, these bikes have rapidly become the most popular ‘new trend’ in customization… » Read more..
Recently, I have found myself making build suggestions to friends, which one buddy described as leaning toward “streettracker.” I hadn’t recognized a style associated with my recent preferences, so I did some research into this type of bike. Turns out, like Cafe Racers and Bobbers before them, this genre is gaining in popularity, with subtle (and not so subtle) differences that set these builds apart. For further clarification, I went to the source, Mr. Richard Pollock, who IS Mule Motorcycles, one of the premiere builders in this style of bike… » Read more..
Rebuilding the forks is one of the best, most cost-effective upgrades that can be done to our old bikes. Vintage motorcycles especially can benefit from fresh parts, replacing springs and oil seals that have been distorted and worn over the decades. Although the 1993 FZR 600 is only 20 years old, the suspension (both front and rear) was horrible, and was in desperate need of some freshening up… » Read more..