Hide Categories

Vintage CB Rides

Customer: Joe Rademacher

His Ride: ’77 CB750F

Customer Since: 2013

Joe Rademacher’s ’77 CB750F

Joe Rademacher’s Story

Hello,

This is my 1977 CB750F.

My Dad originally heard about this bike back in 1994 on a local radio show of people who had things they wanted to sell. My Dad asked if I’d go and take a look at it with him. When we got to the guys house he walked us around to the back yard where it was leaning against a 55gal drum and uncovered. The tank was leaking, seat was dry rotted, muffler rusted through and the rest was pretty much in the same condition. He asked what I thought and I told him not to waste his money, so he bought it anyhow!

He fixed it up the best he could and rode it for a couple years. At the time I had and still have an 1980 CB750F and I really started to dig the SOHC’s. So, I bought it from my Dad in 1998 and started to restore it!

I bought a brand new tank, seat assembly, side covers, muffler, headlight bucket and brackets, several gauges until I actually found a NOS tach in England and then a NOS Speedo here in the states. Rebuilt the forks, carbs and found some really nice rear shocks which I then had the springs powder coated black. So, after about $3k and then some this is what I’ve got.

Thanks,

Joe Rademacher

 

Want your bike featured?

It's easy! Just send us some information about your bike. How did you acquire it? What have you done to it or plan to do to it? Where have you driven with it? Or any other information you can think of! Be sure to include your name, bike type/year and picture of your bike for everyone to see!

Send your submissions to rides@vintagecb750.com

Happy Riding!

The Vintage CB750 Crew

More Vintage CB Rides