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Black is the New Black - Black Custom Middleweight Showdown

Kelly E's 1974 CB550KO #449
13 (27.7%)
Squirley's CB550 Custom
15 (31.9%)
574hondarider's 1973 CB350 Seized Barn Find
19 (40.4%)

Total Members Voted: 47

Voting closed: February 28, 2021, 10:20:38 pm

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Vote for Bike of the Month March 2021
« on: February 15, 2021, 10:20:38 pm »
Which is your favorite Custom Black (not Blac) Bike?

Kelly E's 1974 CB550KO #449
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,184599.0.html

IMG_20201118_114948940 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

IMG_20201118_114903992 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr


Squirley's CB550 Custom
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,185708.0.html

Monoshock conversion (Hyperpro custom shock)
Front GSX-R coversion
Cognitomoto hubs front and rear mated to 17" wheels
Mostly stock motor (a little porting and matching)
New rear back half of subframe holding electronics
All rewired with Motogadget electronic components












574hondarider's 1973 CB350 Seized Barn Find
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,179084.0.html
July 2020 BOTM Runner Up

IMG_0587 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

IMG_0588 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr

IMG_0584 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: Vote for Bike of the Month March 2021
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2021, 10:21:11 am »
All are worthy candidates and should make the owner's proud............but only one gets my vote!
Dennis in Wisconsin
'64 Triumph Cub & '74 Honda CB750 Bonneville Salt Flats AMA Record Holder (6)
CB750 Classic Bonneville Racer thread - http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,135473.0.html
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'66 CL77 Red
'67 Triumph T100C
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Re: Vote for Bike of the Month March 2021
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2021, 10:58:04 am »
Back in Black!   Voted...
'74 "Big Bang" Honda 750K [836].....'71 Honda 750K project.....'76 Honda 550F.....K3 Park Racer.....K5 Fiddy Dolla Special!......and a Bomber!............plus plus plus.........

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Re: Vote for Bike of the Month March 2021
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2021, 12:11:28 am »
Yep, agree. All nice looking bikes. Would love to have any one if them in my shed. Great job boys.
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Re: Vote for Bike of the Month March 2021
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2021, 02:22:58 pm »
Always like the middle weights, great selection, voted.
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
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Re: Vote for Bike of the Month March 2021
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2021, 08:37:25 pm »
Congratulations, 574hondarider! That was a close one!!
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