• By Published On: September 13, 2017

    I’m happy to post another cool build by a true shed builder. It’s build by Chris Brennan and based on a 1978 Honda CB550. Chris was looking at this machine for almost 25 years now, while it was rusting away in the garage. With a mechanical background, Chris figured out that […]

  • By Published On: February 2, 2017

    As promised at the end of 2016, I’m trying to post more projects from “shed builders”, “one-timers” and hobbyists (and guys with 2 left hands like myself). I hope that I can inspire others to create their own machine some day, just like Nicolas Pommier from Dijon, France. Which is in […]

  • By Published On: November 10, 2016

    I’m sorry that I don’t have much to tell about this Honda CB550 Cafe Racer yet, only that it’s build by our friends of NCT Motorcycles and that it got a lot of views, likes and comments on our social media channels. It’s one of those machines that has something special, but it’s […]

  • By Published On: June 9, 2016

    Unless the fact that I’ve listed the Honda CB as one of the best cafe racer base bikes, it was months ago since I’ve featured one here. So I was glad that I found a great CB build. This CB550 Bratstyle is built bij Jerikan Motorcycles from Nice in France. Honda CB550 […]

  • By Published On: February 11, 2016

    Grzegorz Korczak from Poland is the owner of Unikat and he builds custom motorcycles on behalf of his customers. The owner of this Honda CB550, Pascal, a Frenchmen who now lives in Poland, had a clear description: build me a café racer and use some of the leather of an old Mercedes SL300. […]

  • By Published On: January 19, 2016

    One of the reasons to start with BikeBrewers is to get and give inspiration on building custom motorcycles. One of our Dutch readers, Oz, got his hands on a ’79 Honda CB550 and turned it into a one-off machine: Oz takes his hobby very serious and overhauled the complete motorcycle. Every […]

  • By Published On: December 22, 2015

    No list of specs, no long story, just some shots of another great build by Kott Motorcycles: Also check out this CB750 from Kott Motorcycles.

  • By Published On: October 18, 2015

    Beautiful Honda CB550 Scrambler by Herencia Custom Garage. Sometimes only pictures say enough…

  • By Published On: September 1, 2015

    The Argentina bases brewers from Lucky Custom created this awesome Honda CB550 Café Racer, “number 32”. They have put a lot of effort in this Honda, here a list some mods: Custom paint job Frame hoop Bratstyle seat Custom 4 to 1 exhaust 18″ wheels with Firestone tires Special headlight Black […]

  • By Published On: August 4, 2015

    Beautiful creation of Knuckleupspeedshop this ’74 CB550:        

  • By Published On: August 2, 2015

    This is a great example of what Benjie’s cafe racer parts can do with a Honda CB550:     The modifications are minor: Benjie’s tank Benjie’s seat & tail CB200 gauges Buell headlight Clubman bars New rear shocks Painted & polished engine Painted & polished forks Painted frame The result is beautiful!

  • By Published On: July 19, 2015

    Our very first post starts with a gorgeous bike from top brewer Cognito Moto: the CB550 Café Racer. It’s maybe not new on the web (the bike was build in 2013), but it’s still one of the better cafe racer build of the Honda CB550. Certainly one of our favorite designs. […]