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The Dime City Cycles / Iron & Air Giveaway Bike

1978 Honda CB750

"Mabel" The Dime City Cycles / Iron & Air Giveaway Bike

Unless you were some poor sob trying hard to get off the grid, you've probably heard all about it by now.

Those upstart moto heads at Iron & Air Magazine, on some hair-brained, PBR induced trance, decided to try to convince us, Dime City Cycles, to rebuild a Honda CB750 and then, get this - GIVE IT AWAY.

UPDATE: Steve Matiasz of Brooklyn, NY had his name drawn live at Ace Corner Barber on Sunday, October 14, 2012 as the winner of this beautiful ride. Congratulations Steve!

The donor was a rusty old POS that we found, Herm haggled for, and then hauled back to the shop to begin the ceremonial breakdown. Wasting no time, according to Iron and Air they say we demonstrated that they we are raging beasts when it comes to reducing a classic ride down to a bucket of bolts. And we also demonstrated that they're bad ass builders of the highest order by bringing this girl back to life and have her looking hotter than ever.

The Dime City Cycles '78 Honda CB-750K Cafe Racer glows with class. From its show stopping Legendary Motorcycles bodywork, the stainless steel Cone Engineering muffler with 4-into-1 exhaust, to the Progressive Suspension, the DCC 750K Cafe is the styling leader. With its powerful engine and sharp handling, you're guaranteed to grab all the looks from the opposite sex at the local pub.

Its throaty engine sound has no equal. Power comes from four cylinders displacing 736cc's with a Dyna ignition keeping things in pace. The eight valves are operated by a simple, single overhead cam. Fuel is metered through four synchronized Keihin carburetors, equipped with an accelerator pump for throttle response that even 'Mike The Bike' would be proud of.

With five well-spaced gear ratios to select from, the 750k can split lanes through downtown traffic or stretch its legs on those long country roads we all love. And when you encounter that one obnoxious squid on a GSX-R 600, you can merely slide back a tad in the saddle, down-shift a gear or two and leave him in the dust - completely taken back by the fact that an old heavy lump of metal just ate his modern power range cycle for breakfast.

While the DCC CB-750K Cafe does sacrifice the ability to carry a passenger in exchange for performance and styling, you won't care; women will follow you wherever you go anyway. Sleek and low-profile instrumentation, new Progressive front suspension with reduced static friction, and special dual-stage damping shock absorbers that can handle small as well as harsh bumps with equal efficiency will make heads turn everywhere. As one of the world's premier cafe racers, the DCC CB-750K Cafe has a reputation second to none. It has the performance, styling and heritage of a champion.

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The Dime City Cycles '78 Honda CB-750K Cafe Racer glows with class. From its show stopping Legendary Motorcycles bodywork, the stainless steel Cone Engineering muffler with 4-into-1 exhaust, to the Progressive Suspension, the DCC 750K Cafe is the styling leader.

Related Parts List

Part Number Part Name Price
62-21604 Chrome Medium Cat Eye Tail Light
66-35830 Aluminum Headlight Mounting Brackets - (Fits: 35, 39 and 41mm Forks)
66-65010 7" Satin Black Headlight Bucket
EBC316 EBC Rear Brake Shoes - (Fits: CB450, CL450, CB500 and CB550)
45-39664 Vintage Style Fork Boots/Covers aka Gaiters
25-1307 Front Wheel Bearing & Seal Kit - (Fits: Most Large CC CB's & GL's)
25-1361 Rear Wheel Bearing & Seal Kit - (Fits: Honda CB450, CL450, CB500F, CB500T, & CB550K/F)
16-2933 Complete Engine Gasket Set - (Fits: CB750K/F/A 74-78)
18-2419 Carburetor Rebuild Kit - (Fits: Honda CB450K 1968-71)
15-0031B 2.5" Chrome Mini Tachometer w/ Black Face - (1:7 Ratio)
40-37600 OE Style Honda CB/CL Replacement Key Ignition Switch - (Square Plug Style)
DCC-BEMIRROR-2 Black DCC Originals Aluminum CNC Bar End Mirror for 7/8" Handlebars
32-0082 7-Way Adjustable Steering Damper
02-0001 Honda Clutch Cable - (Fits: CB350/CL350, CB450/CL450 & CB500)
20-4310 Avon "Road Runner/Rider" AM26 Cafe Racer Preferred Universal 19" Front/Rear Tire - (100/90V19)
FA13 EBC Organic Front Brake Pads - (Fits: Honda CB350F, CB360, CB400F, CB450, CB500T, CB500F, CB550F/K & CB750K/F/A)
02-0002 Honda Front Brake Cable - (Fits: CB350/CL350, 360 & 450)
DCC-RSLINKAGE DCC Originals Universal Cafe Racer Rearset Linkage Kit
02-0177-SPD Shortened Honda 27.5" Speedometer Cable - (Fits: Most CB's & CL's w/ Low Bars)
203316 20mm Axle Mounted License Plate Bracket - (Gloss Black)
201-6433 Vintage "Mech" Grips - (Black Rubber)
15-0032B 2.5" Chrome Mini Speedometer w/ Black Face & LED Indicator Lights
20-4280 Avon "Road Runner/Rider" AM26 Cafe Racer Preferred Universal 18" Rear Tire – (120/90V18)
AG-801 9.7 AMP Hour 240 CCA Antigravity 8-Cell Battery
32-69882 Aluminum GP Style Clutch Lever & Black Perch
31-5830 Upgraded Tapered Steering Bearing Kit - (Fits: All model CB/CL's)
SD-2633MMCR-P Polished Aluminum Velocity Stacks, Full Taper - (Fits: 26-33mm CR Sidedraft Carburetors)
12-1204B Progressive Suspension 12 Series 13.0" (330mm) Eye to Clevis Shock Absorbers
80-2500 12" Stainless Steel "Shorty" Universal Cone Muffler for 2-1/2" Exhaust Pipes
59-9209 Universal 1/4" NPT Fuel Petcock w/ Reserve
DCC-RS10 DCC Originals Universal Cafe Racer Fully Indexable Rearset Foot Controls
IM-750S-03A Polished Stainless Steel Allen Head Bolt Kit - (Fits: CB750 SOHC)
12-0203 Simple & Clean Start and Stop Control Switch for 7/8" Handlebars
49-6458 Chrome 1/8" NPT 1-3/4" Oil Pressure Gauge - (Black Faced)
011-1104 Progressive Suspension Front Fork Springs - (Fits: CB750K, CB750F & KZ750 GPZ)
205600L Maier Side Cover, Left Side - (Fits: CB750K 1977-78)
205600R Maier Side Cover, Right Side - (Fits: CB750K 1977-78)
SP1454FRP "Thruxton" Cafe Racer Seat Pan - Fiberglass
717-658B Radial 7/8" Nissin Hydraulic Front Brake Master Cylinder - (Black, 19mm Piston)