Honda CMX Customs – A selection of some very cool creations

Honda CMX Customs

This European summer, Honda is celebrating the return of the Wheels and Waves festival in Biarritz on the French Basque coast with an exhibition of some of the best European Honda CMX Customs in both 500 and 1100cc capacities, and featuring builds from Spain, Portugal, Italy, France and the UK.


Motoveiga

Builder: Motoveiga, Braga, Portugal
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Motoveiga

Portuguese dealer Motoveiga has been inspired by the beauty of 16th century Spanish armor and Florentine lilies for their CMX500 Rebel.

Motoveiga

A hand-painted tank is complemented with equal attention to the headlight bezel and clutch cover. A Vance and Hines muffler and leather seat complete the look.

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Motoveiga

Lucy

Builder: Honda Garonda, Portugal

Lucy reflects the Portuguese sun and is the creation of the Honda Garonda dealer.

The unique gold and white livery, complete with a handcrafted Rebel logo on the tank, is reflected in the use of white-walled tires on gold wheels.

Honda CMX customsInspired by the classic CB175 of the late 1960s and early 1970s, Lucy is complemented by an upgraded rear suspension, new radiator grilles and a Vance and Hines muffler.

Lucy

5Four Honda Rebel Street

Builder: Guy Willison, 5four Motorcycles, UK

Having already made adjustments to the CB1100RS and CB1000R, British bike builder Guy Willison continues his Honda journey with the 5Four Honda Rebel Street.

5Four Honda Rebel Street

Inspired by urban lightweight street flat trackers, the ‘5Four’ CMX500 features a bold crackle ivory and candy red color scheme from Pro Kustom that shimmers in the sun.

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5Four Honda Rebel Street

Hand-built details are featured throughout, including a gloss-polished undercarriage, Brazilian hardwood grips, racing tailpiece and stainless steel front number plate complete with rally high/low headlamps.

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5Four Honda Rebel Street

The look is completed with a one-off titanium Racefit Urban Growler exhaust.

5Four Honda Rebel Street

moon board

Builder: MAAN, Motocicli Audaci, Sardinia

Sardinian custom builder Motocicli Audaci, took their inspiration from the Sand Racers of the 1930s.

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moon board

The most important changes are the completely rebuilt front suspension with suspension forks, 19-inch wire wheels and the all-stainless steel exhaust system, closed by an SC-Project exhaust.

moon board

A stunning candy and gold leaf paint scheme adorns the tank and custom custom tail, with risers and a new leather seat completing the look of the Mannboard.

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moon board

Akaimoto

Builder: Akaimoto, Barcelona, ​​Spain

It is no stranger to customizing Hondas, after making successful CB1000R and CB650R builds, Barcelona dealer Akaimoto has now taken the look and feel of the CMX1100 Rebel to a new level.

Akaimoto

Inspired by retro sports bikes and Honda’s Neo Sports Café range, the bikes feature custom bodywork, complete with a higher-placed fuel tank and a custom color scheme from designer Chopinart.

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Akaimoto

The purposeful look is finished with a Kalex bottom cowl, clip-on bars and a custom short muffler.

Akaimoto

mikuniguro

Builder: Ikono Motorbike, Madrid, Spain

Designed and built in collaboration with painting studios Nomade Cycle and Dave Design, Mikuniguro is named after General Samurai Honda Tadakatsu’s horse, which, according to legend, was never injured in battle.

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mikuniguro

Inspired by the Honda D-Type, brat style and the Japanese Bobber trend, this CMX500 features a custom paint scheme from Dave Designs, who designs and paints the helmets for HRC riders Mark Marquéz and Pol Espargaró.

mikuniguro

Mikunigro also has a Vance and Hines muffler, upgraded front and rear suspension, handlebar risers, micro-LED taillight and turn signals and wishbones.

mikuniguro

Majorca Moto

Builder: Mallorca Moto, Mallorca, Spain

The appearance of Mallorca Motos CMX1100 Rebel is unmistakable.

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Majorca Moto

Metallic green wrap, with matte black and white details highlighting angles and features throughout the bike, including the fly screen, front fender, tank and high angled muffler.

Majorca Moto

The Neo Retro-inspired bike is completed by round bottom mirrors, a custom CB300R muffler, wishbones, under-seat taillight, diamond-stitched saddle and a sporty forward riding position.

Majorca Moto

the sport

Builder: FCR Original, Chauvigny, France

FCR Original wanted to emphasize the practical and playful side of the Rebel, but make it more sporty, muscular and aggressive.

the sport

A swingarm modification allowed for a pair of black Öhlins rear shocks to be fitted, as well as a 17-inch CB500F rear wheel and a Dunlop D212 190/55-ZR17 tire.

the sport

The front fender is scratch resistant and 25mm lower; oversized handlebars add leverage while moving the speedo to the top yoke.

the sport

Stunning in its simplicity, the bodywork is the result of a complete 3D scan and consists of a custom polyester-carbon fuel tank (with aluminum filler) and a rear seat with LED lighting and an Alcantara seat.

the sport

Hand-crafted footpegs add a racing feel, while the red/black paintwork and details pay a subtle tribute to the classic Honda imagery. The engine is standard, but breathes through an FCR Original stainless steel exhaust.

The Sport - Honda CMX Customs
The Sport – Honda CMX Customs

The Bobber

Builder: FCR Original, Chauvigny, France

Inspired by the ‘elementary’ design of the CMX1100, this interpretation has a more tailored feel, pushing it even further towards the bobber style.

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The Bobber

The swingarm and suspension are standard but lowered 25mm at the front, while custom black spoked wheels carry chunky Bridgestone tires.

The Bobber

Building on the bobber vibe are aluminum handlebars, a leather saddle with perforated leather ribbing, a plain aluminum front fender with Mirrachrome finish and a painted headlight bezel.

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The Bobber – Honda CMX Customs

Mini-Bates FCR original LED turn signals are neatly concealed and like the CMX Sport, a 3D scan produced the modified polyester-carbon fuel tank – with Mirrachrome/blue satin finish – and aluminum filler.

The Bobber

A ceramic coated FCR Original exhaust is the finishing touch.

The Bobber

Honda CMX Rebel Waves

Builder: FCR Original, Chauvigny, France

The third member of the ‘family’, FCR, has revisited all of the CMX500’s original lines and given it a whole new, purposeful identity.

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Honda CMX Rebel Waves

Inspired by the feel of the Wheel and Waves festival and the Californian spirit, they left the engine stock but made changes to the rear suspension, handlebars, turn signals, front fender, exhaust, tank and rear luggage rack.

Honda CMX Rebel Waves

The entire bike is finished in a blue and white livery with a wave motif on the fuel tank.

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Honda CMX Rebel Waves