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1971 Honda CL350 Cafe Racer

This is a really nice little cafe racer. I say little with respect, as I will soon be starting on an SL350 cafe project, so I gotta give the small-bores their props. Additionally, this bike has been done up very cleanly and has a unique paint scheme to boot.

One of the things I like the most about this bike is the fact that no aspect of the chosen aesthetic (cafe racer) has been left out. Yes, it has a stock tank, but it has been painted suitably. It’s got a nice seat, clip-ons, and rear-sets even! And the paint job with the cream-colored frame is unique. I can’t recall having seen this before. Are there too many stickers on the tank? That’s for each of us to decide according to personal preference. But overall, a great build-up!

As I write this, it is only selling for $1,020, but reserve hasn’t been met and there are 4 days left in the auction. I am sure that this bike will end the auction well above…, hmmm, $2,500. But it’s impossible to know where the seller has set reserve. Your guess is as good as mine…

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1970 Honda CB350

I found this Honda CB350 on eBay, and I almost think I shouldn’t be posting it here. It is really nice as is. It isn’t restored per se, it is just in really good condition.

That being said, it would make a really good basis for a cafe racer project. Just think, you could start with a clean motorcycle, not some rusted out garage find that will take a month of elbow grease just to get it prepped for the build (let alone start attaching cool parts to it like a seat or rear-sets). And you could ride it before starting the tear-down. And maybe, just maybe, you would decide not to convert it as it is too nice for that…

Decent Scrambler Pipes for CB350 / CL350 / SL350

Here are some decent high pipes for the Honda 350 twins from the early 1970s. If you are building a cafe racer, and want something a bit different, this would do the trick. Seller seems to be honest with the description of the pipes, including a small scuff on the upper pipe. 1 day left on the item. Click to see more photos…


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