The combination was one of a kind, and the whole workflow was a pleasure.”. I still daily it around the city more than my other bikes. Hookie Co. website | Facebook | Instagram. Trim 250 NIGHTHAWK The young, Dresden-based crew of Nico, Cristoph and David can’t seem to put a foot … The wheels, frame and a selection of parts went off for flat black powder coating, and the tank and seat cowl went to the crew’s preferred paint guy, Adrian Flor. 1994 Honda Cb 250 NIGHTHAWK, It runs and starts up no problem. With a suitable donor in hand, they set about slimming it down even more. Even their mottos are damn near identical: ‘It’s all about the good times’ and ‘Enjoy the good.’, “Both are much more than words,” says Nico, “they express our mutual philosophies in life. Third or fourth test ride. Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property. I still daily it around the city more than my other bikes. JavaScript is disabled. Bavarian Bobber: Titan’s extraordinary BMW R50/3, The Skills You Need To Build A Custom Motorcycle, Cheap thrills: Racing custom Coleman mini bikes with Icon, Workshop Guide: Painting A Motorcycle, Part I, Review: Riding the (frankly bonkers) Arch KRGT-1. Knuckle Busting | Repair | Modifications & Gear. Overview []. Inside is a Motogadget m.unit and an Antigravity Lithium-ion battery. If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. It’s their signature style that landed them this job in the first place. Nice and neat. Performance & security by Cloudflare, Please complete the security check to access. We've done similar builds with other bikes, on the theory that removing weight is as good as hopping up the engine (although we sometimes do the engine too). The rest of the wiring harness is all new—standard practice on every Hookie Co. build. Hookie refurbished the front forks, dropped them using custom spacers, and added a set of progressive springs. We've done similar builds with other bikes, on the theory that removing weight is as good as hopping up the engine (although we sometimes do the engine too). It’s more fun to ride a small bike on the limit than a brute at half throttle. It looks like it's straight outa the 60's. “After some calls we defined the concept, and a donor bike which would be the best for a sleek and small cafe racer.”, You couldn’t find a better match than YT (which stands for Young Talent) and Hookie. Repeatedly. This bike flows well. Looks good. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. With this bike, we thought the Nighthawk 250 … There’s a pair of new YSS Eco-Line shocks out back, in a non-standard length. We've nearly completed this 2008 Nighthawk 250 cafe racer build. I am curious about how it will get equipped for the street legally, like turn signals, mirrors, brake & tail light, license plate and light? Did you swap out the rear shocks to level that seat/tank line? You’re looking at Hookie Co.’s latest release: a steezy Honda CB250 cafe racer with tight proportions. It looks like it's straight outa the 60's. Starting with a full teardown, Hookie cleaned up the frame, trimming it at the rear. These bikes lend themselves to this kind of thing because of how simple they are. During this time, the Japanese economy was recovering from World War II. Come join the discussion about performance, modifications, classifieds, troubleshooting, maintenance, reviews, and more! Honda was founded in 1940s Japan by Soichiro Honda. 79 CB400 Hawk (sold 93), 75 CB350 (sold 83), 71 CB350 (stolen 74).