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 I hope this is acceptable here. I have restored a 1980s Legnano before, and it is a good and fun project. I will post another thread on the Legnano restoration later.

Anyway, other than a "human-powered" two wheeler, I have also restored a engine-powered two wheelers. It is a 1971 Honda CB100 motorcycle. It is rare to have vintage motorcycles in Singapore, so I hope it is ok for me to share my restoration project in this forum. 

This is how the bike look like when I got it. Lousy paint job and many rusty parts.

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 Bike was sent for dismantling. Tanks, side panels, and seat were taken back to restore.

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All old paint job of the tanks and other misc parts were removed by myself... sanded everything till it is smooth and sprayed with primer. I also sent quite a number of stuff for chroming, that cost me quite a bit. Other metal parts like the rims of the wheels, drum brakes and engine were hand polished by myself. I also had the wheels re-spoked.

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Starting of the paint job :)

I do not want to restore the bike back to the original look in 1971. so I have chosen to make it a "contemporary yet retro" design... Just wanna make it custom and special. I got the seat rewrapped with diamond shape design too. 

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This is how the bike look like after completion. All elecronic wirings were redone too...

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Hope that you guys like the restoration of this different kind of old steel. Will post bicycle stuff later aww

Here's the last photo: Two steelers... 

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Really nice project
Very impressive!
How long did this project lasted?

Well, always want to work on my long overdue Lambretta project
I think for now is matter of priority...

Looking forward for you bicycle build.

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Wow... Lambretta is really a nice piece of rare scooter!
Looking forward for your restoration project... I can't remember how long I took for my motorcycle restoration, I think it was about 3-4 months. Did it quite slow.... :)

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It's the journey...
Really enjoy it!
Hope to see more of your beauties soon.



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Very Nice, keep up the good work wolfie

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