Two heavily modified CB550s in one week: are we seeing a renaissance of interest in Honda’s classic middleweight? If the new builds coming through are as good as this street scrambler from Florida’s J. Webster Designs and the Hookie Co. cafe racer, we’re all for it.
Justin wowed us five months ago with an amazing CB750 cafe racer, and he’s just proved he’s not a one-hit wonder. This latest creation is a 1974 Honda CB550 that he’s called the City Scrambler: “It’s a stripped-down, lightened, shaved and smoothed fun machine designed to tackle anything the city can throw your way,” he says.
“I took inspiration from the early factory scramblers offered by the manufacturing big boys in the 1970s—as well as the factory offerings of today.”
Justin takes an unusual approach when visualizing his builds.…