The latest video from Electric Federal covers one of our favorite aspects of motorcycle culture - café racers. In an interview with Adam "Gasser" Gaspic, the owner of Gasser Customs, EF takes a look at the culture and one of Gasser's latest offerings, a hopped-up Honda CB350, called the Silver Bullet.

Gasser has gone all-out on the Silver Bullet, replacing some of the body parts with fiberglass and delivering more than a few upgrades to the rebuilt engine. The brakes and suspension of the smaller bike also get some attention, as do some of the bike's aesthetics. Besides the upgrades, there's just something to be said for the sleek, minimalist nature of the little Honda.

Naturally, the videography is gorgeous, and it's a great look at a kind of motorcycling that seems to be overlooked in the world of sport bikes and Harley-Davidson-style cruisers. Take a look below for the full video.


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      bK
      • 1 Year Ago
      love the cb350F
      karlInSanDiego
      • 1 Year Ago
      Rearsets don't appear to be working well here. You can see the rider working to keep his SNEAKERS from sliding down off of those pegs. Rearsets for rearsets sake make for a bad ride. Aside from that, I think the bike looks pretty nice. No points for the glitter grips though, which are ugly, dysfunctional, and not really cafe at all.
      Ducman69
      • 1 Year Ago
      If you're going to video tape yourself for thousands of people: 1) While barely leaning over don't show yourself unable to take a turn and sliding out into the lane of oncoming traffic... makes you look completely unskilled. 2) How about setting a good example and wearing a mesh jacket at least? Or if you have to be retro then leather... too many kids as it is are out there in t-shirts and if you can imagine how bad you scratched up your arm falling from your bicycle at 15mph, imagine what it feels like at 60mph... skin graft much?
        Arturo Rios Jr.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Ducman69
        Why don't you just shut up and just enjoy the nice bike in the video.
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      jj360
      • 1 Year Ago
      "My own 'signature' stlye'" = early 90 pin striping, apparently. Who ever did the seat did a good job. The stock cb400 ss in the video is nice. "I throw it into a turn at 70 or 80 mph" LOL. I've owned and ridden many miles on several CB's and the frame flex is unforgivably terrible. The CB350 is the most over appreciated bike to have ever been produced. Full disclosure: I live in Silver Lake - I see ten of these a day, but none with the crappy pin stripes this century. Yawn, gag, yawn, fart, yawn some more...
        jj360
        • 1 Year Ago
        @jj360
        If any of you want to make some $$$ get a CB350, throw clubman bars on it and a gunfighter seat and sell it to a YOB who just moved to Silver Lake or Echo Park.
      ilikedags
      • 1 Year Ago
      squid hipsters. why bother with cb350's? the frame flex was unbearable, many better platforms to build on.
      MONTEGOD7SS
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'll take an RZ350 instead and smoke out these hipsters d-bags with Castrol A747.
      marv.shocker
      • 1 Year Ago
      Hipster posers...
        MikeInNC
        • 1 Year Ago
        @marv.shocker
        You mean because they pull a heap of trash our of the junk yard, strip it to the frame, rebuild and remold it into a bike they like, make it run, make it stop, make it look good and then ride it. Instead, they could not be a poser and go buy a lazy-boy-recliner bike, spend weekends polishing it up and watching American Chopper re-runs of theme bikes while talking about how uncool those hipsters are compared to you and your real-motorcycle friends? I've run into some of these guys at the track and on the road. They appreciate the bikes and some of them are fast as lightening at the track on old pulled from the junkyard bikes and are some of the most knowledgeable riders I've ever met. I've never owned a cafe-racer style bike but people like this make me want to go out and build my own instead of buy it off a shelf, along with a matching jacket, like what I would consider to be an actual poser.
      SpikedLemon
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'd rather a CB-1: it's, at least, a full-size bike.
      cbBenjamin
      • 1 Year Ago
      Not sure what folks are saying about an unforgiving frame. Petites you mean the 350 twin steering geometry is not neutral enough to handle in corners. Of all of the bikes I own the 350 twin is the most "twitchy" especially compared to the inline fours of the same era. My cb500f is much more stable while cornering. Not to say I don't love the 350 twin, just a different beast. Why all the fuss about hipsters? Once their fascination with this bike wanes, there will be a ton more rebuilt 350s for the rest of us to buy for a song.
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