La Poderosa

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1974 Honda CB750 K4, named La Poderosa, after the motorcycle that Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and Alberto Granado used during their epic motorcycle trip through South America



This award winning build started as a beat up motorcycle following an accident, which made the perfect platform for customization. After bringing it back to roadworthy standards and riding it, the potential this motorcycle had emerged, yet it was clear that the motorcycle still needed to keep it's period correct style, albeit with the reliability of a modern machine. 



1974 Honda CB750 K4


- Complete Engine and Carburetor rebuild

- Custom two-tone black cherry paint by Black Widow Custom Paint

- Custom interchangeable seats (dual seat and single cafe bubble seat) by Raven 6 upholstery using fine quality oxblood red leather with a diamond stitching

- Custom billet aluminum rearsets, clip-on handlebars, passenger pegs, petcock bowl, upper triple tree, gas cap, oil pressure gauge, & mini upper triple tree gauge bracket with indicator lights

- 1975 Honda GL1000 front end with rebuilt forks & brake calipers, dual disk brakes, and Progressive Suspension fork springs with Race Tech Fork Emulators

- New adjustable rear shocks



-Dynatek Dyna S Ignition System

- Custom braided stainless steel brake lines by Apex Brakes

- 3D Printed Heavy Duty Side Covers

- Custom half fairing and bubble seat by Pacomotorstuff

- Gustafsson Plastics Windscreen

- Motogadget LED bar-end indicator lights

- Nissin Brake Master Cylinder

- Cyclexchange 4-1 Exhaust with Black Exhaust Wrap

- Angel Halo Headlight with Halogen Bulb

All photos by Mark Luciani