1979

For Sale: 1979 Honda CB650 (Madison, South Dakota) $699

Looking for a donor bike to chop up? Here’s a 1979 Honda CB650 for sale in Madison, South Dakota for $699. The issue I have with this era of the CB, I own a 1978 CB400, is that the frames are ugly. To make it a clean cafe racer with an open triangle, you need

1979 BMW R100 RS by Fuel Motorcycles

Fuel Motorcycles located in Barcelona does some impressive work on BMW R100s and R80s. This BMW R100 RS is just one example. It has custom exhaust, custom solo seat, push-button ignition, Mikuni carbs, custom-built sub-frame, battery box, new lights, gauges, etc. I love the way the exhaust runs through the number plate.

For Sale: 1979 Yamaha RD400F Daytona (Chelan, Washington) $2,900

Here’s a 1978 Yamaha RD400F Daytona for sale in Chelan, Washington. The seller is asking $2,900 for it. It’s not worth that. The bike doesn’t run. It’s been ripped apart by at least two different people. According to the seller, the electrical on this RD400 is all dicked up. Even though it’s a rare, realistically,

1979 Honda CB900 Custom by Andreas Goldemann

Pipeburn has the story on this nice looking custom 1979 Honda CB900 by Germany’s Andreas Goldemann. What I like about this bike is that it’s a bike you can actually ride legally on the road. I really like those bar-end turn signals and the Suzuki GS 850 gas tank. Read the entire story on this

Ed Turner’s BMW R65

Ed Turner, also known as Karl Renoult, has built a very unique custom BMW R65. It’s a great looking bike. I can picture it in a movie. My issue is that it doesn’t appear to be road legal. As someone who doesn’t ride around on illegal bikes, I could look at it, but that’s about