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Honda CB250 Nighthawk scrambler by Urban Mechanics

Honda CB250 Nighthawk scrambler by Urban Mechanics

Released in the early 1980s, the Honda CB250 Nighthawk quickly became an immensely popular model for the Japanese marque. That was largely thanks to the quarter-liter parallel twin’s maneuverability, utilitarian nature, and bullet-proof reliability. Despite al its strong suits, the chopper-inspired CB250 has never been much of a looker. But that didn’t stop Mike and…

Honda CB250

Honda CB250 by OEM

England’s magnificently named Old Empire Motorcycles have crossed over to the dark side. Known for their classy Royal Enfield makeovers, they’ve just finished this vintage Honda CB250—complete with a plush ‘Chesterfield’-style buttoned leather seat. OEM describe the bike as a mix of cafe, brat and bobber styles. It’s nicknamed the Vulcan, after the Avro Vulcan…

Honda CB250 custom

I spent most of last Saturday at Australia’s top custom shop, Deus Ex Machina, as one of the judges of the inaugural…