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1981 Honda Goldwing 1100 Cafe Racer

mark’s honda gl1100 goldwing cafe custom for sale

We just got an email from Mark and Jenny from the Hairy Canary Suzuki GS850 build. Mark’s 1981 Honda GL1100 is up for sale on eBay and the sale ends in 5 days so give it a look.

Custom Honda Goldwing Cafe Headlight

The bike started as a plain-Jane Honda Goldwing 1100. A lot of custom work and parts were put in to it. Mark’s policy is “if it needed replacing, it was replaced.  Or if it needed cleaning, it was cleaned.” The standard GL1100 weighed in at 694 lbs. Mark’s comes in at 484 lbs, a full 210 lbs less than stock.

Custom Honda Goldwing Rad


– Mac headers
– Fiberglass custom rear tail
– Double rear shocks
– New rear tire (140/17 widest tire that can be run)
– Front tire is a 100/90V/18 Dunlop, which replaced the 19inch stock front for a sportier stance.
– Fork gaiters and new fork seals
– Braided brake lines
– New timing belts
– Valve covers shaved and painted
– Stock radiator replaced with a scooped rad and high velocity fan

Too much to list. The bid is currently $3,200, check out the eBay auction for more info.

Custom Honda Goldwing Suspension Shock and Motor


  1. Thanks, anyway! Looks too fast! And waaaaaaaaaay too clean. I’d just dirty it up.


  2. Is there any chance of there being a wiring diagram for this beauty. I’d like to see a pared down harness for a skimmed down bike

  3. How can i have more detail on this bike?

  4. Came across the goldwing cafe racer on line. Haveing trouble with the rear susspension.could u tell me what shocks you used .many thanks

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