You know,, you could put an alloy tank on just about any bike and I would drool. Accept the Honda MB5. Nothing can make that bike look good.
There once was a biker named Double-Fat. Who rode all over like a cafeined gnat.
When he once tried some Frenchy booze, His skills improved the more he wooz'd-
And he was heard to mumble, "Dood- that's where it's AT!"Uncle Ernie-4-24-2011
Here's a nice, later, Commando motor in a wideline featherbed frame.
Alloy gas tank,
Alloy triple yoke
Speedometer, Tacho and oil pressure gauge
Front fork gaiters
Chrome headlight shell
Alloy passenger footpeg brackets
Central oil tank (which I hate)
Swept back headers
Double-sided SLS front brake with air ducts
Alloy wheel rims
Alloy chain guard
Got to thinking the other day.
How it might be fun to have 2 or 3 smallbore
125 cc cafe bikes laying around. Bikes that a guy could get real cheap, save em from the scrapper, and build them with little expense.
Something to do when a friend or 2 shows up, that would be easy on the mind and body, and still be fun mixing it up on the twisted that abound around here.