Thursday, October 28, 2010


I've been wasting a little time lately looking at CB500/550's. The number of these bikes you see with like 4000 - 8000 original miles is just crazy. I remember an older retired man in the neighborhood I grew up that had one. He meticulously maintained & polished it but I don't think he ever rode it off our street. I could never figure out why... despite even directly asking him. It was completely unfathomable as a kid really into motorcycles. In any case such bikes always make me think of him.

My wife's favorite color is orange and I keep seeing nice ones in Flake Sunrise Orange. Makes me think it would be cool to build a mild cafe that ties in the stock tank and paint scheme.

I stumbled across this tail section built Kott Motorcycles. I'm not too crazy about the overall shape but I like the way the stockish paint scheme was tied in.

No real plot or plan. Just posting pictures so I can find them again if I ever want to.

1 comment:

Flathead45 said...

I always had a weakness for these. Never rode one...