It was just last fall when Honda released their new Rebel motorcycle series that was modeled after the 250 and 450cc versions from the 80s. With two versions available, a 300 and the 500, they hoped to market to both avid riders and aftermarket workshops alike. Well, Bangkok-based Zeus Customs certainly took the bait – giving the Rebel 300 a serious makeover in the process.
The goal here was to turn this bike into more of a cafe racer, which we’re sure was challenging seeing how the bike comes stock as a cruiser. So, they decided to lower the front forks, modified the gas tank, and created a totally new subframe in order to give the Hondq those classic cafe racer lines. An Öhlins monoshock also now replaces the twin shock, an integrated tail light and signals round things out quite nicely, and a custom leather seat now covers the battery. The new Rebel also rides atop custom 17” laced wheels and Heinena K60 knobbed tires for good measure.