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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 11 June, 2017

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 11 June, 2017

The best cafe racers, scramblers and bobbers of the week
A drop-dead gorgeous Honda CBX cafe from Canada, a new Yamaha HL500 replica from Husky Restorations, a subtly brilliant custom Moto Guzzi V9 bobber, and the first custom Scrambler from Ducati’s new ‘Mavericks’ project.

Husky Restorations Yamaha HL500
Yamaha HL500 by Husky Restorations The story of the rare and celebrated Yamaha HL500 is one for the ages. By combining a lightweight Husqvarna frame with a Yamaha 500cc 4-stroke motor—and adding some longer travel suspenders—Torsten Hallman and Sten Lundin turned the motocross world on its pegs. The factory-backed replicas endorsed by Yamaha were a little porkier, but the four hundred that hit the mud in the late 70s are highly desired.

So much so, Husky Restorations have taken up the torch and begun crafting their own reproductions, built to the original Hallman/Lundin spec.…

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