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I just got a great deal on a Honda CB750 with less than 12k. Seems like a great bike, starts right up, runs pretty smooth. I want to convert it to a cafe racer style bike. I have zero experience doing this, don't really know how to start. I would like some advice from you all on how to avoid some mistakes.
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Avoid the mistake of trying to turn your big heavy UJM into something it was never meant to be is the first thing I'd suggest.

I'm betting its a 750c, right? Nothing screams cafe racer like a porky Jap cruiser....

Just ride the thing and enjoy the fact you got a pretty good deal on a running bike. Then when you get bored of it, sell it on for someone else to enjoy.
 

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I think an 80 cb750 makes a good cafe bike. I've got a few cb750's most are earlier SOHC but I have one 79 dohc. Im gradually turning a 78 cb750f Super Sport into a café bike. I've also got a 75 cb750f SuperSport, a 77 cb750f SuperSport, a 79 cb750l, and a 71 cb750k1. Plus a few different parts bikes. Even if your 80 cb750 is a "C" model when you do your conversion, the porky stuff will be replaced by cafe stuff.

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Hillsy, what do you ride?
Ur mom

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Yeah OP dude if you have an F model please don't butcher it up. Google Freddie Spencer replica. If you have a Custom or a K model you can go two ways; ride enjoy as is until you find a more suitable start or become aware of Chopcult.

Either way props to you for asking before you turned a serviceable motorcycle into a Craigslist project.
 

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We have any kits in stock?

can the OP learn how to use the forum before learning how to fuck up a bike?
 

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I'm pretty sure he's confused me with ken - who's at least as big an asshole as me :cool:

I couldn't give a fuck anyway.
I can't be the only one who thought my response was funny.

Especially since I used a smiley.

It was funnier when that guy got mad.

Even better when he got mad at Hillsy.

Sorry Hillsy.

I also learned a new word, untoward. I hope to use it in conversation tomorrow.
 

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I'm not being the asshole. Hillsy is the one making fun of people's bikes. What ever. I'm not mad. I just call it how I see it.

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I'm not being the asshole. Hillsy is the one making fun of people's bikes. What ever. I'm not mad. I just call it how I see it.
No, you are mad.

You're mad because I said a 750C would make a shit cafe racer and you own a bunch of CB750's.

But you missed the fact that I was specifically talking about the 750C.

Or you're mad at Ken and you're just not good at this internet thing.
 
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