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When I was 18, my first bike was a 1978 CX500.  It had a Windjammer with a stereo that jammed the Doors, the Who, the Beatles, Pink Floyd and the Dead Kennedys as I yelled along, speeding down the road.  I loved that bike.

Then I saw this last week:

cx500 cafe | slingshot cycles

What a cool CX. It was tricked into a cafe by Slingshot Cycles from Roanoke, VA. Makes me wish I still had that bike.

They’ve built some b**chin’ bikes from rigid XS650 bobbers to CB750 cafe racers. Slingshot also makes a bunch of great parts for folks chopping an old Honda or Yamaha into something personal. It’s as if the constitution had two cylinders.

rat style xs650 chopper | slingshot cycles

Slingshot Cycles
422A Luck Ave. SW
Roanoke, VA,  24016

Check out Slingshot here and tell them that you read about them on bikerMetric, you bastards!


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