DECEMBER 20, 2016
Rawhide Cycles 1978 Honda CB550 Rebuild

Rawhide Built -  Lucille

1978 Honda CB550

Lucille is a 1978 Honda CB550 chopper built by Rawhide Cycles. She was born again as a chopper in Oregon in 1979, parked in 1990 and taken out of retirement and given a major makeover in 2016. She enjoys long winding roads into the mountains and running to the local trading post for a 6-pack of your favorite domestic beer.

1970's AEE CB550 hardtail frame with a 1978 CB550 motor. Carbs are from a 1975 CB550
10" over Forking by Frank stainless steel fork tubes
Controls are 1964 Honda Superhawk
Tires are AVON
Powder coated frame, tank, fender and sissy bar by Allegiant Powder Coating
Lots of new stainless and chrome goodies with polished engine covers
Seat and handlebars are from the 1960's
Tank from Throttle Addiction
Electronic ignition by Charlie's Place, Dynatek coils, and Antigravity Battery
Sissy bar by Rawhide with Prism Supply taillight and license plate bracket
Beer tray by Rawhide