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COVID-19 Bike of the Year!

January - Noddy78's 1972 CB750 Steampunk(ish) Bobber Thing
February - dragracer's CB750F Drag Racer
March - przjohn's 1976 CB550K
April - AMD500's CB500/550 Standard/Restomod
May - JoeCooley's Rickman Project CB750
June - Scott S’s Sweep the Floor #4 Hippy Bike 1973 CB500/550
July - Hariii's CB550F Stay Classy Super Sport
August - bluezboy's (Vern) CB750K “Pandora"
September - Korven's Candy Gold 1973 CB500K1
October - tbird71’s 1973 CB350 Four Toreador Red
November - Chun Shan's CB350F

Voting closes: November 30, 2020, 05:34:20 pm

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Offline SOHC4 Cafe Racer Fan

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Vote for Bike of the Year 2020
« on: November 02, 2020, 05:34:05 pm »
And the nominees are . . .

January - Noddy78's 1972 CB750 Steampunk(ish) Bobber Thing
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,136511.0.html













































February - dragracer's CB750F Drag Racer
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,143269.0.html
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,180447.0.html

drag2 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

drag1 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

IMG952303 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr



March - przjohn's 1976 CB550K
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,175236.0.html
























April - AMD500's CB500/550 Standard/Restomod
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,175068.0/all.html

amd3 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

amd4 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

amd5 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

amd6 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

amd7 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

amd8 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

amd9 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

amd10 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr



May - JoeCooley's Rickman Project CB750
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,172087.0.html

rickman by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

rickman2 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

rickman3 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

rickman4 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

rickman5 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

rickman6 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

rickman7 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

rickman8 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr



June - Scott S’s Sweep the Floor #4 Hippy Bike 1973 CB500/550
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,181469.0.html



















Proof of life: 



July - Hariii's CB550F Stay Classy Super Sport
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,180184.0.html



































August - bluezboy's (Vern) CB750K “Pandora"
no build thread

pandora by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr



September - Korven's Candy Gold 1973 CB500K1
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,178663.0.html

























October - tbird71’s 1973 CB350 Four Toreador Red
[No Build Thread]

350f8 by
Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

350f3 by
Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

350f2 by
Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

350f1 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr



November - Chun Shan's CB350F
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,184248.0.html









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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: Vote for Bike of the Year 2020
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2020, 07:07:47 pm »
Voted. It was a tough decision, but in the end I had to go with a bike that was a real rider with a history. ;)
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Re: Vote for Bike of the Year 2020
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2020, 07:03:22 am »
That was an extremely difficult choice. Every bike is worthy. These bikes would make an amazing 2021 Calendar!

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Re: Vote for Bike of the Year 2020
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2020, 04:05:02 pm »
Second time through, didn't get any easier making a choice. :(  At least the list is shorter.
1977 CB550/4 Cafe - Speed Warrior / BOTM 03/11
1980 CB750F (project)
Whittaker GBF Vintage Racing Sidecar (XS750 power) - ITG / 151's / CMR Racing Products (SOLD)
1976 CB400 SS - stock / BOTM 04/11 (SOLD)
1973 CB750 K - basket case (SOLD)
77 CB550 Cafe build
550/750 Filter Thread
Sidecar Rebuild Thread

 

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