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1975 Honda CB200 (Cafe Racer Candidate)

While not a cafe racer yet, the bike shown below looks like a great candidate for a small-bore cafe racer. It’s in great condition, and could be cafe’d simply with the addition of appropriate part. Very little (if anything) would have to be done cosmetically. The only issue I can see is if you wanted to cut tabs off the frame or weld on rear-set mounts, which would require repainting that portion of the frame.

Am I advocating tearing apart this pretty nicely updated CB200. Yes. And if you read the seller’s description, you’ll see he is also…