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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 15 October, 2017

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 15 October, 2017

The best cafe racers, scramblers and restomods of the week
This week we’re serving up a sharp pair of matching Honda CB900s, an oddly intriguing CB550, a brawny Katana restomod, and an SR400 desert racer. And sadly, we’re also saying au revoir to one of our favorite custom builders.

Honda CB550 cafe racer by Kyril Dambuleff
Honda CB550 by Kyril Dambuleff Mr. Dambuleff is a name you should have on your radar. The man has a knack for making magic happen when a Honda CB lands on his bench. And his latest—’Bikini’—is a revelation.

The drive behind this CB550 build was to showcase the inner workings of a motorcycle, and to focus on the engine. That’s why the tank is asymmetrically formed, exposing near everything on the right hand side. That engine has been over-bored, with a set of Wiseco pistons punching up its performance, but it’s also had its casings blasted to a better-than-factory finish.…

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