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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

When Honda GL100 Custom was inspired by HD Sportster

Herry Motor has been known as a modification workshop of automatic scooters. A lot of the works that went on to become the champions in various motorcycle contests. This time apparently Bambang Winarto, the workshop owner want to modify other variants besides automatic scooters. The choice fell on the 1988 Honda GL100 with reference inspired by the Harley-Davidson (HD) Sportster.
1988 Honda GL100 Custom inspired by HD Sportster by Herry Motor. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1dbyqg)
"I want to see an extreme look. Initially a lot of ideas but finally chose the display like an HD Sportster," said Bambang as told the background of this motorcycle craftsmanship. It was also because he felt had a lot of references so much easier to try to start something new.

It is definitely the Honda GL100 should be overhauled if want to look like HD Sportster and the back is also to be cut-out. "Just leaving the front frame for fuel tank holder and engine mounting as well," said the 54-year man.
Indeed, the chrome accents like this are seen in some parts of the motorcycle. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1dbyqg)
The rear frame leaving just a little for the seat. The motorcycle's seat was quite unique because made of a chromated metal plate. Indeed, the chrome accents like this are seen in some parts of the motorcycle. "Because I want to make this bike seem more luxurious and modern. One way is chromated," he said further.
Left side view of 1988 Honda GL100 Custom inspired by HD Sportster by Herry Motor. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1dbyqg)
For the swing arm, it was made custom and looks more luxurious. In addition to its glossy as well as design. "That's imitated from HD, and its shape customized like this and proved to make it not too difficult," said the owner of the workshop located on Jl. Ciputat Raya No. 15, South Jakarta. The most distinctive characteristic of this design is in the shape of the curve. It could say all the things associated with the wheels and suspensions looks clean and sleek.

"Because its body is made of contradictions. Given a touch of black and red colors that are clearly visible," he added. Indeed, the homemade body parts are not too much. Only custom made fuel tank, and the minimalist engine cover are made using just a little of galvanized plate 

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