Honda asks you to vote for the best custom CB1000R

Honda is asking the public to rate their CB1000R customs from the Wheels and Waves festival

CB1000R Dirt Endurance

HONDA presented twelve custom CB1000Rs at the Wheels and Waves festival last year and they now want you to help choose the best.

The bikes were shown at the Biarritz custom motorcycle and surfing festival in June 2019, each being created by either Honda, their dealer network or partner custom shops.

To vote, head to and drag the bikes on the page to the order that you think they should be in to submit your votes.

And the runners and riders are….

Honda CB1000R-adical

By: Gannet Design and Fuhrer Moto, Switzerland

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

The Africa Four CRF1000R

By: Brivemo Motors dealer, Switzerland

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

CB1000R Monkey 1000R

By: Werther Honda, Nice, France

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

CB1000R Black Edition

By: 3C Motos dealer, Biarritz, France

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

CB1000R Neo Sports Café Endurance Team Replica

By: National Motos, France

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

Café Chic CB1000R

By: Horizon Racing Vergy 95, France

  • 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 muffler
  • Thermal paint on exhaust and headers

CB1000R ‘Dirt Endurance’

By: VC Moto dealer, Sabadell, Spain

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

Monkey Kong

By: Mallorca Motos dealer, Spain

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


By: Hakuba Motos, Spain

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

Honda Limited Edition CB1000R

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

Work includes:

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

CB1000R ‘Tribute’

By: Honda Italia

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

CB1000R ‘Dani Pedrosa replica’

By: Moto Macchion, Italy

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’ 

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