Steve Carpenter's Custom Honda CB750 Cafe Racer

Steve Carpenter's custom Honda CB750 cafe racer — and the other amazing bikes he's built — are making him a legend in classic motorcycle circles.

Steve Carpenter's red Tracy Special Honda CB750 Cafe Racer
Steve Carpenter’s “Tracy Special” notched a second place finish at the Pomona, Calif., Hot Rod show last January. The period Tracy bodywork supplied the inspiration, but the final product — including the pipes — is all Carpy, and includes parts from every year of SOHC CB750 from 1969 to 1978.
Photo by Aaron Holleback