I’m not sure what you call this???

Obviously a modeling career in the near future…

Our good friend Michael out in San Francisco has kept an eye out for great bikes in that city (think of it as “MotoPreserve West”), and doing a frame-up rebuild of his own, on a vintage Harley Davidson scooter called the Topper (their name for it, not his!).  We hope to have some photos and updates on that build soon, but in the meantime, he sent along some shots of a unique bike he spotted in his neighborhood…

This is…well, a Honda CB 750.  That much we know.  But, as far as the style is concerned, that’s all its own.  As far as I know, there is no proper phrase to describe what genre this bike falls under, so let’s chalk it up to just…unique.  Red paint for the frame, flat black on the body parts, chopped exhaust and rear subframe, pod filters, painted wheel rims, etc.  It has all the makings of a Cafe Racer, or perhaps a street tracker.

mmmmhmmmmm

But the piece that sets this particular custom Honda apart is the seat.  Not the typical Cafe hump, not the simple, straight tracker seat…no, this one has a tractor seat.  The cast iron ass-rest is made by a tractor company called Buckeye Akron, from…you guessed it,  Akron, Ohio.  Repainted and done up with an additional plate mounted off the back, this is the most unusual seat that we have seen on any bike.  Hats off to the builder for choosing the road less traveled…

In case you are looking to cop his/her style, we found this one that is available for auction…  Have at it!

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