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2020 - Open Nominations for Bike of the Month
« on: December 23, 2019, 10:15:32 am »
Okay, people.  Let's see some nominations!!

FYI -- When bikes are duly nominated/seconded and voted upon, I will delete them from this string to keep it simple as to which bikes are being considered for nomination.
« Last Edit: February 04, 2020, 04:50:50 pm by SOHC4 Cafe Racer Fan »
1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: 2020 - Open Nominations for Bike of the Month
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2021, 09:36:19 am »
Re-Nomination for
hondaron's 1970 CB750 Tracy - May 2020 BOTM Runner Up
No Build Thread
Modified Tank to hold 3 gallons of fuel (up from less than 2)
836 with Web-Cam, stainless valves, and CR carburetors - producing a whopping 85 RWHP!!

tracy6 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

tracy5 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

tracy4 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

tracy3 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

tracy2 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

hondaron by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr
1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: 2020 - Open Nominations for Bike of the Month
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2021, 09:39:16 am »
Renomination for


PeWe's 1975 CB750K2 March 2020 BOTM Runner Up
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,168243.225.html






1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: 2020 - Open Nominations for Bike of the Month
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2021, 09:41:12 am »
Renomination for


69CB750’s CB750K0 August 2020 BOTM Runner Up
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,181439.50.html



1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: 2020 - Open Nominations for Bike of the Month
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2021, 09:42:50 am »
1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: 2020 - Open Nominations for Bike of the Month
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2021, 10:59:20 am »
i second hondaron's tracy.
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Re: 2020 - Open Nominations for Bike of the Month
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2021, 08:04:34 am »
I SECOND THE TRACY AND THE 350 FOUR BUILD.
73/74'' CB500/550 resto-mod
74' CB550 FOUR/Boss Maroon on back burner
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750 cafe barn yard rat rod
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Re: 2020 - Open Nominations for Bike of the Month
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2021, 08:30:14 am »
i second also the 400!

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Re: 2020 - Open Nominations for Bike of the Month
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2021, 06:50:27 am »
Thank you guys for nominating my Tracy 😃

I gladly accept the nomination

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Re: 2020 - Open Nominations for Bike of the Month
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2021, 08:44:09 pm »
thanks, I accept for the 400
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Re: 2020 - Open Nominations for Bike of the Month
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2021, 12:27:15 pm »
I'll Second PeWe's 750.
us brown bikes gotta stick together!
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Re: 2020 - Open Nominations for Bike of the Month
« Reply #11 on: February 26, 2021, 01:07:57 pm »
I'll Second PeWe's 750.
us brown bikes gotta stick together!
My brown K2 accept with honor! ;)
I agree about brown. Nice in sunshine! ;D