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A brutal Honda CBX from Herencia Custom Garage

Soothe the Savage: Herencia’s Upgraded Honda CBX


Ah, the late 70s: a time when ‘superbikes’ were naked brutes, and more cylinders were the order of the day. And the Honda CBX is the poster child for that era. Powered by a 1047cc inline six, the CBX punched out 105bhp. It was an insane figure back then, and still respectable by today’s standards.…

Road Bomber: a brutal custom' Honda CBX1000 by Bad Seeds MC.

Road Bomber: Bad Seeds’ brutal Honda CBX

Sportbike development has progressed at a brisk rate over the last few years. So it’s easy to forget how quick some of the bigger-engined machines were 35 years ago. Take the late 70s Honda CBX: It has a meaty inline six measuring 1047cc and producing a whopping 105bhp. That’s still more than you get from…

Honda CBX

Honda CBX Custom: ‘Wide Boy’

I don’t know about you, but I find most ‘show bikes’ less inspiring than a good garage build. The shows occasionally do throw up something truly original though, and this bike is a case in point. ‘Wide Boy’ appeared at the recent London Ace Cafe Motorcycle & Custom Show, and was built by Larry Houghton.…

Honda CBX

1980 Honda CBX custom

Rick Hayberg of
 Sarasota, Florida, has worked in the auto industry for thirty years. And like a lot of riders, he was drawn back to a bike he’d seen many years ago. “I was fortunate enough to ride a brand new Honda CBX back in 1980, purchased by a good friend. Between the looks and…

Honda CBX custom

In 1979, the Honda CBX Super Sport was the fastest production motorcycle in the world. And it still looks sharp today. This brutal-looking machine is…