Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Honda CB650 and Yamaha SR500 Cafe Racers - photoshoot #1

Finally the x2 Cafe Racers are parked downstairs, ready and willing.
I took this opportunity to take some photos of these beauties. 

The Honda CB650 is a 1979 model belons to me and rides lekker.
The Yamaha SR500 is a 1981 model and belongs to my friend Brad, you are welcome to check out our CafeRacerSA page for more photos and details.

www.facebook.com/caferacerssa

Work that I have done on this bike:
Sprayed rims black and polished lip with new Spitfire tires.
Sprayed engine and polished fins.
Polished some bits on engine.
Spray fuel tank and restore Honda branding.
Polished rear shocks.
Sprayed exhaust.
Cut and Weld new "U-Bar" at back for seat.
Make up fiberglass seat from scratch. Fit upholstered seat.
Fit stoplight and number-plate bracket.
Make fiberglass side-covers & spray.
Fit Clubman handle bars and dropped gauges. 
Fit new headlight brackets. 
Drop headlight. Fit Xenon headlight kit and replace all globes with LEDs.
Fit new front and back indicators. 
Lowered ignition.
Fit fork boots.
Fit new foot pegs.













2 comments:

Chris Jones said...

Tell your friend his bike is the only inspiration for my build....

Chris Jones said...

Tell your friend his bike is the only inspiration for my build....