Today we unveil our latest motorcycle. A brat-tracker named Rat Bat Blue.


She’s a Honda CB750 FII SOHC from 1978, taking her name from the funk-rock Deep Purple song, and we did this:

  • Engine: cleaned, vapour-blasted and given 3 coats of high temperature matt paint then treated to a major service including Mobil 2000 semi-synthetic 10w40 oil
  • Exhaust: custom 4into1 with stainless steel mega from our American cousins at Cycle X in Wisconsin
  • Carburetors: stripped, sonically cleaned, fully re-built using NRP carb-kits, re-jetted mains to 135, K&N pod filters
  • Frame & Forks: blasted, de-lugged, strengthened with TIG welded rear hoop, linished, zinc-oxide treatment and powder coated, new fork-seals with Rock Oil, All Balls steering head bearings
  • Shocks: new custom Hagon units
  • Aluminium parts: vapour-blasted and hand finished to satin
  • Brakes: drilled triple discs, calipers rebuilt with new OEM seals and pistons, rear master cylinder upgrade to Brembo, new front master cylinder, Hel stainless braided lines, new pads and shims
  • Wheels & Tires: stock Comstar rims, vapour-balsted and powder coated, new bearings, Continental ContiGo tires, fully balanced
  • Lighting: custom pilot light display panel, H4 halogen headlamp, custom tail light, custom billet alloy indicators
  • Tank & panels: CB750K7 fuel tank with metallic paint & 2 viper stripes in white, exposed stock oil tank with matching paint, custom fabricated aluminum side panel
  • Seat: custom blue stiched leather on 3mm aluminium base plate
  • Cables & Chain: new throttle, clutch, tacho, & speedo, gold ‘O’ ring
  • Clocks: original showing current mileage as 26,000

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