Commissioned, owned and maintained by Green Day's Mike Dirnt with a Letter of Authenticity
Included is an autographed bass guitar signed by Dirnt
Built by Steve "Carpy" Carpenter of Nostalgia Speed & Cycle., Los Angeles, CA
Bikes built by Carpy cost close to $30K with a twoyear waiting list
Stunning Satin Black finish
915cc big cam Honda fourstroke, fourcylinder engine
Four Keihin carburetors with velocity stacks
Fivespeed manual transmission with undercut gears
Carpy telescoping adjustable front forks
Carpy custom swing arm with adjustable rear shocks
Staggered black rims (19" front, 18" rear)
Performance Avon tires
MotoeXotica is offering this beautiful Satin Black CB750 caferacer created by one of the most renowned Caf Racer builders in the nation, if not the world, Steve "Carpy" Carpenter, a legend in the caf motorcycle community Bikes built by Carpy cost close to $30,000 and there is a twoyear waiting list. This motorcycle was commissioned by his longtime friend, Mike Dirnt, bass player for the band Green Day This Honda caferacer comes with a Letter of Authenticity signed by Michael Manning, Green Day's Production/Fleet Manager. If that wasn't enough, also included is a bass guitar signed by Mike Dirnt himself
This Carpy creation is equipped with a 915cc big cam, knifeedge crankshaft Honda fourstroke, fourcylinder engine fed by four Keihin carburetors and finished in a handsome satin black "murdered" dot finish throughout. It has a menacing look and sits just right. There is a slight paint pucker around the gas tank filler cap. Power is transferred to the rear wheel by a fivespeed manual transmission with undercut gears. Driver assist features include many custom pieces such as the Carpy front disc and rear drum brake. This 750 rides on a custom Carpy telescoping adjustable forks in the front and a Carpy custom swing arm with adjustable rear shocks, and much, much more The staggered black rims with stainless spokes are 19inch in the front and 18inch in the rear with performance Avon tires, completing the stealth look of this road rocket
Early caf racers were a British invention and used combinations of engines and frames from homemarket bikes. Later came Japanese bikes such as the Honda CB750, which responded well to the caf treatment. Stock bikes were no good for this sort of thing, plus new ones were too expensive for teenagers and 20somethings, so Rockers built their own, often from scrapyard beaters. First to go are the standard handlebars, which are replaced by clipons, a racingtype tank and seat are next, then come modifications to the exhaust system, plus new paint and other minor decorating. The early cafe riders were looking for a racer image, so rarely hung superfluous goodies all over the bike. Top off the aluminum gas tank, monster front brake, alloy rims and premium rubber and you have the ultimate cafracer, an appealing mix of speed and style and, in effect, the worlds first sportbike.
This is a onceina lifetime opportunity to acquire one of the best examples of a professionally built caf racer and a genuine autographed piece of music memorabilia from one the greatest bass players of modern times GET OUT AND DRIVE...er RIDE
Other vehicles associated with Green Day that we have available include a 1974 Honda CB400 Super Sport motorcycle and a 1949 Ford Club Coupe owned by lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong.
Current mileage on the odometer shows 29,194 miles, sold as is with a mileage exempt California title.
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This 1976 Honda CB750 Motorcycle was listed for sale on 10-7-17 07:40:56. The vehicle color is Satin Black and VIN is
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Exterior: Satin Black
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