1975 Honda CB550

The goal with thisbike was very similar to what we go for in every Federal build – simple lines, no bullshit, and just the right mix of old 70’s Honda and modern touches. The name ‘Fade to Black’ refers to the customer’s background in film and tv (whether it’s instant or fading, all production ends in complete darkness), and of course this is mirrored in the bike’s aesthetic being various textures and shades of black.

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Photographed by Dong Kim / Leather Work by Clo's General