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The creation of 001

A bike that was already iconic, respected and proven. This was the first step to choosing the perfect bike for our 001 build. Then came the drawings and research, looking at numerous good and bad examples, visiting shows, flicking through the famous Built magazine, grabbing ideas where possible. All helping to create our design. The bike chosen was a Honda 1979 CB400f, a true sports bike of its time and now highly thought of. So, like most purchases we started trawling the internet to find the donor. Preston was a 200 mile round trip in one evening, this was where our bike would be. On first appearance we nearly walked away, had we taken on to much or was this...

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