the honda NTV650 green goblin custom motorcycle by wimoto the honda NTV650 green goblin custom motorcycle by wimoto
apr 17, 2017

the honda NTV650 green goblin custom motorcycle by wimoto

 

wimoto takes a honda ‘NTV650’ motorcycle and turns it into this sinister cafe racer dubbed the ‘green goblin’. created by netherlands-based bike fabricator wido veldkamp, he and his garage originally built this bike as a gift for his wife to learn to ride on.

honda NTV650 green goblin custom motorcycle wimoto designboom
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based on a honda ‘NTV650’ (1988-1997), wimoto knew that the donor bike was unattractive, with little potential, plus it had the perfect opportunity to flex its muscles in fabrication. it initially planned to build a scrambler, however, after fitting its handlebars, headlight and seat, it didn’t take the form it craved. wimoto then experimented with a half-fairing and found it completely lifted the bikes appearance, changing its focus to a café racer style.

honda NTV650 green goblin custom motorcycle wimoto designboom

 

 

the ‘green goblin’s’ 1990s-style half-fairing is positioned to intersect the diagonal line of the frame, masking the bottom edge of the tank with its green finish. at the rear, wimoto mounts a bespoke aluminum seat pan and cowl on a modified subframe, while tijger has wrapped the seat, and grips in aged tan leather. the bike also features rebuilt suspension by hk, plus fresh white powder-coated rims to contrast the green elegantly, both wrapped in sporty maxxis tires. the bikes lighting is completely revised with its LED headlamp and tail-light mounted to its front-fender bolts. when the time arrived to apply its attractive finish, Q at spray solutions laid the siniter ‘racing green’ paint.

honda NTV650 green goblin custom motorcycle wimoto designboom

honda NTV650 green goblin custom motorcycle wimoto designboom    

honda NTV650 green goblin custom motorcycle wimoto designboom

honda NTV650 green goblin custom motorcycle wimoto designboom

honda NTV650 green goblin custom motorcycle wimoto designboom 

  • How can anything painted ‘Party Dress’ green be sinister? Surely not this. Still, I would like to be able to give my wife presents like this—so I could get them back.

    Jim

    Jim

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