1989 Honda NX650

When you think of a dual-sport motorcycle, the first things that comes to mind are the Dakar rally bikes and more recently the BMW GS series ridden by actor’s Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman used on their world famous rides around the globe. What doesn’t come to mind is a handcrafted, urban assault style, custom

Honda CB400

One of the ways that I seek inspiration is by examining the work of people who are much more talented than myself. While waiting for the snow and ice to melt, I was browsing motorcycle sites to see what the possibilities are for my little ’78 Honda CB400 Hawk II. I found it over at

Plug Your Tach Hole

I’m about to make my first customizations to my ’78 CB400 for this season. I purchased the bike last year for $650. I didn’t do anything to the bike but change the oil and check the tire pressure. I just wanted to ride it for a year and see if it’s something I want to