Tue, 30 Jul 2019

Custom CB1000R’s at Wheels and Waves

Custom CB1000R’s at Wheels and Waves

Honda took 12 custom CB1000R’s to this year’s wheel’s and waves festival to celebrate 50 years of the Honda inline four engine, an engine that started back in 1969 with the CB750.

Bikes were bought from all over Europe to France’s biggest custom bike show, with inspiration for the custom bikes being taken from all sorts, from Paris > Dakar to the iconic Monkey bike.



1) The ‘CB1000R-adical’

By: Gannet Design and Fuhrer Moto, Switzerland

Inspiration: ‘Take it to the Limit’

Contact: Instagram/fuhrermoto and Gannet Design

Work includes:

  • Ultralight CeraCarbon racing front fork and custom sprockets
  • Bespoke Rotobox carbon fibre wheels
  • Synto Evo brake and clutch levers
  • Fibreglass belly pan
  • K&N air filter
  • Titanium and carbon fibre Akrapovic end-can
  • Hand-painted ‘camo’ bodywork by Walter Oberli


2) The ‘Africa Four CRF1000R’

By: Brivemo Motors dealer, Switzerland

Inspiration: the CRF1000L Africa Twin


Work includes:

  • CRF450R front end, inc. single large front disc and anodised 4 piston caliper
  • Bespoke 4 into 1 exhaust with stubby carbon fibre end-can
  • Custom rear seat cowl (with original seat)
  • New headlight and mudguard
  • New aluminium handlebars
  • Engine bars
  • Serrated footpegs
  • Mini LED indicators
  • Bodywork in Africa Twin colours


3) CB1000R ‘Monkey 1000R’

By: Werther Honda, Nice, France

Inspiration: Honda Monkey

Contact: honda.werther.nice

Work includes:

  • Frame, covers and fork legs painted Glittering Blue
  • Monkey mirrors and handlebars
  • Mini LED indicators
  • Undertray tail tidy
  • Arrow double exit high exhaust
  • Enduro tyres 


4) CB1000R ‘Black Edition’

By: 3C Motos dealer, Biarritz, France

Inspiration: ‘Full Black’

Contact: Instagram/hondamotofr

Work includes:

  • Three shades of black paint scheme
  • Black forks, swingarm and frame
  • Gloss black wheels and rear shock
  • Akrapovic exhaust
  • Special engraved ‘Black Edition’ plate


5) CB1000R Neo Sports Café Endurance Team Replica

By: National Motos, France

Inspiration: 2006 24hrs LeMans winner

Work includes:

  • Spoked wheels,
  • 2006 24hrs Le Mans race winning paint scheme
  • Classic Honda logo 

Contact: Instagram/nationalmotos


6) The Café Chic CB1000R

By: Horizon Racing Vergy 95, France

Inspiration: Café Chic

Contact: Instagram/horizonracingcergy95

  • Fully brushed aluminium and candy red paint
  • Fawn coloured leather saddle and seat pad
  • Customised rear seat cowl
  • Kineo spoked wheels with mass-cut hubs
  • Fechter Drive Hurric Pro 2 silencer
  • Thermal paint on exhaust and headers


7) CB1000R ‘Dirt Endurance’

By: VC Moto dealer, Sabadell, Spain

Inspiration: classic Honda colour scheme

Contact: Instagram VC moto

Work includes:

  • The number ‘48’ in Japanese on the rear cowl to honour the foundation of the Honda Motor Company in 1948.
  • Bespoke fairing inspired by vintage café racers
  • Bespoke rear cowl, with standard headlight
  • Racing handlebars with Soichiro Honda quote ‘improves the breed’
  • Bar end mirrors
  • New split-level silencer
  • Air filter mount made by 3D printer


8) Monkey Kong’

By: Mallorca Motos dealer, Spain

Inspiration: the Honda Monkey

Contact: Instagram MallorcaMotos

Work includes:

  • original Monkey mirrors, indicators and front mudguard
  • Engine cover with original Monkey style chrome plate ring
  • Headlight details in original Monkey yellow, with chrome surround
  • Original Monkey yellow and white paint scheme
  • Customised seat inspired by original Monkey
  • High mounted handlebar with chrome finish
  • Chrome finish to rear mudguard
  • Africa Twin silencer
  • Gold forks, yellow rear shock spring


9) ‘Alfredo’

By: Hakuba Motos, Spain

Inspiration: Freddie Spencer

Contact: Instagram hakubamotor

Work includes:

  • Tank hand painted in three colours with Freddie Spencer logo on tank
  • Hakuba logo laser-engraved on clutch cover
  • Black enamelled front forks
  • Front and side number boards
  • Bespoke handmade exhaust with SC-Project racing end-can 
  • Relocated pegs and controls


10) Honda Limited Edition CB1000R

By: Honda Motor Europe, Italy (total 350 units for sale in France, Spain, Germany and Italy)

Inspiration: HRC racing tricolour

Contact: Instagram hondamotoitalia

Work includes:

  • HRC-inspired tricolour paint scheme
  • Split-level SC-Project end-can
  • Carbon fibre parts by SC-Project


11) CB1000R ‘Tribute’

By: Honda Italia

Inspiration: Celebration of 50 years of CB750

Contact: hondamotoitalia

Work includes:

  • Paint inspired by CB750 ‘K0’ of 1969
  • Tubeless Jonich spoked wheels
  • Conical split-level SC-Project end-can
  • New 3D Honda logo
  • Rizoma indicators, mirrors and handlebar weights
  • Alcantara velvet seat coating
  • Lightech plate holder


12) CB1000R ‘Dani Pedrosa replica’

By: Moto Macchion, Italy

Inspiration: #26 Dani Pedrosa RC213V

Contact: hondamotoitalia

Work includes:

  • Full titanium SC-Project GP 4-2 exhaust
  • Carbon fibre parts with titanium details by SC-Project
  • Lighter homologated plate holder
  • Rizoma indicators, aluminium handlebars, front brake guard and mirrors
  • #26 Dani Pedrosa RC213V paint scheme
  • Seat by ‘Race Seats’