Return of the Cafe Racers - Custom Honda CB750 by Derek Despain

Custom Honda CB750 by Derek Despain

"Derek Despain has never been one to settle down. A week of knowing Despain can somewhat be related to the feeling of trying to find a mysteriously lost set of keys within the confines of your own home I know they are here somewhere?" "Honestly, what could my keys possibly be doing…




“Derek Despain has never been one to settle down. A week of knowing Despain can somewhat be related to the feeling of trying to find a mysteriously lost set of keys within the confines of your own home I know they are here somewhere?”


“Honestly, what could my keys possibly be doing right now? Alright, now, where the fuck are they? Regardless, the past years of acquainting
myself with the guy has been a refreshing experience to say the least. Through a spectrum of highs, lows, different jobs, physical confrontations, women and long nights of boozing, it has always been an seamless idea of calling upon the soft- spoken, yet uniquely dark, humorous vagabond, Despain. As a key family member to the CHAPTER brigade of individuals, we sat down with Despain to criticize his life on a motorcycle and some of his most recent endeavors.”

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Return of the Cafe Racers - The Mutant – Officine GP Design Honda X-ADV

The Mutant – Officine GP Design Honda X-ADV

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Oil in the Blood – Interview with the Director

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