” Brothers Rob and Chris Chappell have a slightly unusual approach to running their company Chappell Customs: Rob lives near Toronto in Canada, and Chris lives over 2,000 miles away in Los Angeles. It hasn’t stopped them building some sweet customs though, like the Yamaha XS650 we covered a couple of years ago.
The 1982 Honda CB900F we’re looking at now is Rob’s personal bike, so most of the work was done in Canada. Rob bought the Honda as a ‘pile of parts’ two years ago, and has gradually built it up in between paying gigs. “I wanted to create a bike that has modern suspension and geometry, like I’m used to on my race bikes,” he says. “But at the same time I wanted to showcase that 1980s CB engine and tank. The look I was after was pure muscle, executed like a bike Honda might produce today.” … ”
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