cb550

CB550 in Endless scene CB550 in Endless scene

Hints of the story behind a Honda CB550 that is what it shouldn’t be. When I went to look at a cb550 after it caught my attention browsing through the classifieds, I saw a rugged, characterful and misused motor with some semblance of charm. It was icy outside, so after taking the bike indoors to…

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honda motorcycle cb550 carburetor honda motorcycle cb550 carburetor

Here’s how I tuned my 1974 Honda CB550 motorcycle with pods. My bike came with pods when I purchased it. I will share the full story in another post for those who are interested. But in short, the choke didn’t work. The carburetor was a mess. One of the carb cylinders was bent and jammed…

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