Bike Feature: Arthur Litonjua’s Honda GB 400 TT Special Edition Cafe Racer

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A bike that was left uncared for, underwent all the challenges to once again be reborn. A Cafe Racer vintage mod is what Arthur was looking for, and got exactly what he had in mind.

 

Reminiscent of the Vintage Cafe Racers

 

“..Story goes, Honda produced this bike to commemorate the numerous wins at the Isle of Man TT Races. My dad had this in the 90’s and it was one of the bikes that was taken for granted it was given to my eldest brother who used it only for a while and was left uncared for..” shared Arthur.

 

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“..Again in 2013 I built this bike as a challenge because I wanted a Cafe Racer badly. With these bike I know I can modify freely and my brothers wouldn’t mind…”

 

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“..Chris Crisanto again condition the engine and electricals. The paint was done by Mario Dagangon and the body  work was done by Mario Sioc. In the built we develop a front cowl and shorten the fork..”

 

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“..The rear seat and tail part was modified to have the impression that its front heavy…”

 

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Photo Credits: Johngil Perez from MotoBuilds Pilipinas/Zach Lucero
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Photo Credits: Johngil Perez from MotoBuilds Pilipinas/Zach Lucero
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Photo Credits: Johngil Perez from MotoBuilds Pilipinas/Zach Lucero

“..The choice of paint is the vintage grey with a combination of old classic maroon, reminiscent of the vintage cafe racers in the 50’s. Well that was really the look I am going for…”

 

 

 

 

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MotoBuilds Pilipinas happens on June 11-12, 2016 at Tiendesitas Trade Hall, Pasig City.

 

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