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    http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/mcy/5167764544.html


    After 2 years of ownership and the build my beloved CB550 Cafe Racer is for sale.

    Model: Honda CB550K
    Year: 1975
    Miles: 11,XXX
    Contact: Email avery0829@hotmail.com
    Phone 253-651-1601
    Location: Tacoma, Washington
    Price: Listed $5500, for R3V $5000

    I originally bought the motorcycle from a man down in Oregon whose father bought the bike brand new in New York. It was ridden across the country to Oregon and was ridden sporadically. The son eventually was given the bike. It sat for a number of years until it was tuned up and listed for sale 2 years ago when I had bought it.

    I rode the bike around 300 miles all stock to get a feel for everything before taking it all the way down to a bare frame to restore/build it. Everything was handmade by me, except the seat, wiring harness, and a couple custom pieces. It took a little under a year to complete the build. No corners were cut as I had the desire to build the bike to be a turn key rider. I wanted a highly reliable and fun cafe racer. Once the build was complete I have put around 3000 miles on the bike ironing every little thing out to be close to perfect. I have rode on many long distance rides, and I am very pleased how it turned out.

    I have all of the receipts down to the nuts and bolts.

    Frame:
    -Detabbed removing mounts for the battery and old fuse box
    -Tail brace to stiffin frame
    -All Balls roller bearings on the headset
    -Painted with Por-15 chassis coat

    Engine:
    -Completely resealed with new gaskets.
    -Tappets adjusted
    -New spark plugs
    -New gold chain
    -New sprocket
    -Allen Key hardware kit
    -Custom made Lossa Engeering 4 into 1 exhaust with exhaust wrap
    -Painted with Por-15 Engine coating

    Electronics:
    -Custom made wiring harness made by Sparck Moto out of Portland, OR. This harness is slimmed down only using the essentials.
    -Modern regulator and rectifier
    -Anti Gravity Lithium Ion battery
    -Dime City Cycles Speedometer with working indicator lights
    -Dime City Cycles smoked rear blinkers
    -Cognito Moto Electronics tray under seat to hold all electronics and battery.

    Suspension and Tires:
    -DCC adjustable rear shocks
    -Stock front forks with new seals and fluid
    -Pirelli Route Tires

    Brakes:
    -Rebuilt front caliper
    -Custom steel braided brake lines
    -Rebuilt rear drum brake

    Seat:
    Handmade by "Hellmuts" a custom helmet company. It was made with dual density foam and rear cowhide leather.

    Misc:
    -Every bolt replaced with zinc coated hardware
    -Rebuilt hand controls
    -Oil changed using only Amsoil and K&N oil filters

    Overall the bike is in great running condition and turns heads everywhere it goes. I know every inch and bolt on this bike. I'm sure I may have missed a few parts on the list. If you have any questions feel free to contact me via email or phone. I will reply quickly.







    Last edited by avery0829; 08-23-2015, 11:53 AM.

    #2
    Gorgeous cafe! seems to be missing a price.
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      #3
      Price? Couldn't find it sorry if it's there.
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        #4
        awesome bike!
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          #5
          Good eye!

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            #6
            Beautiful bike!


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              #7
              nice ride!
              1990 325is
              m52b28
              3.73lsd
              g260 (1987 325is 5spd tranny)

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                #8
                Thank you!

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                  #9
                  Bump

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                    #10
                    Wow that's beautiful , awesome job, good luck with the sale.

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                      #11
                      Thank you!

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