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Old 12-21-2013, 08:01 PM
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How it's done!

From this


To this


This bike was done for Motorcycle Classics by Dime City. I think they nailed it!

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Old 12-22-2013, 09:01 PM
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I love seeing the results, not that the Honda was bad looking originally. Some paint, some patience, and whole lotta feeling creates something truly drool-worthy. No other hobby, (in my mind), comes close to modding/updating an older bike, even car restoration for its end result can't hold a candle to it, (speaking of course from a dollar/time/uniqueness perspective).
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Old 12-31-2013, 05:37 PM
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How about this one?
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Old 12-31-2013, 08:12 PM
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I saw the yellow one on Instagram as it was being rolled out!!!

I remember looking at the rotors going wth?
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I rode one of those 1100F's years ago, a friend owned one. Fast bike. I happen to like them original, just my taste.
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Old 01-02-2014, 05:59 PM
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This is exactly what my CB1100F looked like:

http://classic-motorbikes.net/images...ry/cb1100f.jpg

Owned the F for 8 yrs. and enjoyed it immensely; kept it bone stock; performed routine maintenance

and never had a problem; wonderful all-arounder with great power and comfort - this is another one

I hated to sell, but alas, too many bikes and not enough room ... it has timeless styling that still looks good

to this day, IMO. Especially the BLUE one!
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Old 01-02-2014, 08:39 PM
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Here is a photo from our fall rally in 2008. I like the stock bike too. Still, I think the guys at Dime City did a fantastic job with it.

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Old 01-02-2014, 09:05 PM
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In The Basement

A very good friend of mine He has the Blue one it has been just sitting in his Basement for the last 30 years it's a shame.
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Old 01-03-2014, 02:33 AM
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A very good friend of mine He has the Blue one it has been just sitting in his Basement for the last 30 years it's a shame.
Hi Ken (Newbee) -

30 years ...Wow, that is a shame ... it really irks me when someone allows a great bike like this to just

sit somewhere and rot away.

Did he do anything to prepare it for such long-term hibernation?

Does he ever plan to wake it up?
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Old 01-03-2014, 04:20 AM
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Here is a photo from our fall rally in 2008. I like the stock bike too. Still, I think the guys at Dime City did a fantastic job with it.

No doubt about it, Marty ... DCC did a really nice job on the build -

And then, of course, there is THIS:
(Just click on the main image to make it larger)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/1348178...7619480714676/

It was built by a man named Andreas Georgeades. I'm sure some of you know who he is. He's a former GP racer

who raced at the Isle of Man and World Championship races in the 60's. He later built his own GP racer,

and has even built a few Ferrari-powered motorcycles. The skills needed to pull something like this CBX off are just

mind-boggling to me; it has been dubbed the CBX V12 "Chrome Dream" (that's right, V12)

It's pretty amazing, don't you think?
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Old 01-03-2014, 04:25 AM
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P.S. I just found out that he began building (in 2012?) a 16-cylinder engine which will apparently power

a new motorcycle he is building ... Incredible!!
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Old 01-03-2014, 06:16 AM
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Great styling but PIA for practical use, severely reduced steering lock means U turns are out. Just getting out your garage can be a real pain.

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I also liked the CB1100R
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Old 01-03-2014, 06:57 AM
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It was built by a man named Andreas Georgeades. I'm sure some of you know who he is. He's a former GP racer

who raced at the Isle of Man and World Championship races in the 60's. He later built his own GP racer,

and has even built a few Ferrari-powered motorcycles. The skills needed to pull something like this CBX off are just

mind-boggling to me; it has been dubbed the CBX V12 "Chrome Dream" (that's right, V12)

It's pretty amazing, don't you think?
I can't imagine the time and money involved in a project such as this.
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Old 01-03-2014, 04:57 PM
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Thumbs up

Thanks, Marty, for posting the image from my link directly to the thread ...

Don't know how to do that ...
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Old 01-03-2014, 10:36 PM
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Sold my 82 CB900f w/1100f engine a few years back. Had the chance to buy it back, regrettably missed out by 30min...

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