We just received images of this outstanding 1974 Honda CB750 Cafe Racer from photographer Phil Foss. The bike was put together in a warehouse space in Chantilly, Virginia by the guys who Phil shares the space with. The motorcycle underwent a full custom resto with many parts being replaced or refurbished and is up for sale now on eBay with no reserve.
The Hondas original switches and speedo were removed and the original bars replaced with Clubmans to keep the front of the bike as clean as possible and give it a lower, Cafe Racer style stance. Fresh steering bearings were fitted along with new tyres front and back so the Honda is ready to take on the twistys straight away. Plenty of fuel and air is fed to the engine via a set of Mikuni carbs tuned to maximise throttle response and according to Phil these combined with the 4 in to 1 exhaust make her “scream”.
The CBs custom made tail section and single seat give it a 70’s flavour, true to it’s birth date and add to it’s Cafe Racer styling. Some basic modifications to the frame have helped to remove redundant tags and the unwanted tail loop before a fresh coat of black. The engine also received a face lift with a full clean and plenty of polishing to the side covers, case covers and head. The black and silver paint finishes off the CB750 with a salute to the classic Cafe Racer colour schemes of the fifties.