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Gravedigger, an Amazing Custom Honda CB750

When thinking about customized CBs, people usually think bikes from the 70s. However, Portuguese bike builders Osvaldo Coutinho and Alexandre Santos who run the roCkS!bikes, wanted a different approach so they bestowed their magic on a 92 Honda CB750. And magic make Gravediggers, at least in this case, it did.
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Starting with a bike they found in a local dealer, roCkS!bikes decided to strip everything off form the old CB: everything heavy went away and was replaced with lightweight components. Since the whole frame was lowered, the rear subframe was also shortened and the bike received upgraded rear shocks and stiffer forks.

The engine was alright but Osvaldo and Alexandre decided to rebuild it anyway, to make sure all was just right, and added a matte black paint to contrast the aluminium accents. Custom CNC intakes replaced the stock ones and the airbox was ditched. Rejetter carb made a good complement to the hand-made wrapped exhausts.

An unique and awesome feature makes this bike stand from the rest: the tank, seat and rear cowl are made from a single piece of sheet metal and it can be lifted for access to the battery and electrical components.

The build couldn't be more fluid and adding the nifty Motogadget Motoscop Pro instrument cluster made everything look both modern and racey. The roCkS!bikes Gravedigger was initially intended for sale as a showcase bike, but the guys loved it so much and are no longer selling it, at least not for the moment. They're taking commissions, and are also working on a beastly XJR 1200. Via Bike Shed.

 
 
 
 
 

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