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Speed Read, September 12, 2021

We’re launching into this week’s round-up with a radically reworked Moto Guzzi Bellagio, and finishing off with a look at the upcoming Moto Guzzi V100 Mandello. Wedged in between are a garage-built Honda CB450, a rescued Harley-Davidson Sportster 883, and a Royal Enfield 650 from XTR Pepo.

A radical Honda CB450 scrambler by Cafe Racers of Instagram

Behind the scenes: Cafe Racers of Instagram

If you love custom motorcycles and feed your addiction via social media, you probably follow Cafe Racers of Instagram. It’s an impeccably curated account with a staggering 850,000 followers, delivering quality images of café racers and customs several times a day. The guys behind CROIG, David and Andrew, are much more than mere pixel pushers…

Honda CB450 K1 resto-mod

What, another Honda CB ‘cafe racer’? Rest assured this one is different. Apart from a nut-and-bolt mechanical overhaul, it’s sporting subtle upgrades…

Honda CB450 K1 by Ellaspede

Brisbane is Australia’s third biggest city. It’s the capital of Queensland, the unfeasibly huge ‘sunshine state.’ Queensland is also an idyllic environment…

Custom Honda CB450

BlueCat Motors of St. Paul, MN is the kind of motorcycle shop that every town should have. It’s run by enthusiasts who…