You don’t see that every day…

Over at the Kneeslider, Paul Crow has a brief article about this 1976 Honda Gold Wing GL1000 cafe racer.

1976 Honda GL1000 Cafe Racer
1976 Honda GL1000 Cafe Racer

That’s just a one-of-a-kind piece of retro cool right there.

Author: Dale Franks

Dale Franks is the former host of The Business Day, ”a daily, four-hour business and financial news program on KMNY Radio in Los Angeles. From 2002-2004, he was a contributor on military and international affairs for Currently, he a publisher and editor of the monthly political journal The New Libertarian, as well as an editor of the popular web log, Q and O. Dale served as a military police officer in the United States Air Force from 1984 to 1993, in variety of assignments both in the United States and Europe, where he also was assigned to the staff of the Headquarters of Allied Forces Central Europe. In addition to broadcasting, writing, and speaking on various topics, Dale has also been a long-time technical training instructor on a variety of computer software and technology subjects. Dale has also long been involved with information technology as an accomplished web designer, programmer, and technologist, serving as the corporate knowledge specialist for Microsoft Outlook at SAIC, the nation's largest employee-owned corporation. Additionally, he is the author of a number of software user guides used for classroom training by one of Southern California’'s premier computer training and consulting firms. His book, SLACKERNOMICS: Basic Economics for People Who Find Economics Boring, is available from Barnes & Noble.

3 thoughts on “You don’t see that every day…”

  1. I’m a real fan of Cafe Racers…but I’m having a really hard time seeing this bike as “light on its feet”.  That engine, just looks so packed in there and heavy.  I can appreciate the beauty of the lines with this bike…but I just can’t get over how “cumbersome” she somehow is able to appear to my eye.
    All the same she is unique, and that’s a quality that NO ONE can take from her…and she really is fascinating in her own right. Things like the rear (foot) brake set up…and I’m really likin how they set up the suspension on the bike as well.

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