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Extreme Restoration on a 1991 CR 500

Oct. 07, 2010 By Rick

We’ve seen plenty of brought back from the heap over the years, but the CR 500 by Jason Meyer is a quantum beyond that. Rather just take a popular bike and breathe life into it, Jason decided to out all the stops and make his bike a eyeball popper!

Here are a few of the that were made his dirt bike at the 2010 Vibrations Bike Show in Oregon.

Immaculate attention to

Seeing this bike me want to get back into bike riding.


The bike that he built is on a 1991 CR500R. It recently won place in the Off-Road category at the Good Vibrations bike on July 16th-18th.

“Building this bike has a dream of mine, and I hope to future opportunities to restore and motorcycles of all types and of any year,” said. “This build has helped me to gain points my Master Bike Builders through the IMBBA (http://www.masterbikebuilders.com/ ). The helps legitimize bike in the field, and most of the big-name builders belong to this

“CR500s are my favorite dirt and I have owned four so I decided I would build a one from the ground up and wanted to a dirt bike like no one has done. Anyone can paint a bike, put on new plastic, and throw a of aftermarket parts on it and call it

I wanted to build a truly dirt bike; a one-of-a-kind.

bike took me roughly 14 to build, but I have a full-time day job as a mechanic. I started the project a rough outline. I knew the I wanted.

I used to have a Service Honda CR500AF a Boondockers nitrous kit that at 73HP at the rear wheels. I liked that amount of and wanted to build the motor to specification on pump fuel. I my top-end porting guru the cr500riders.com web site. Glen at GSS Race Porting performed the

The motor is at maximum power on bore for pump fuel. I knew the color scheme I I found the blue color I used about 10 years ago on a of bar pad plastic and always wanted to use it in a

So, for this build, I had the color and then custom mixed. I knew of some pieces I to incorporate into my vision: a HPSD steering damper, adjustable ignition, and Kawasaki KXF DLC forks to update the suspension, to a few.

“With money an issue, I started one piece at a The rear wheel assembly was then the front wheel, the swing arm and so on. As the bike progressed, I becoming very excited and I had something special.

I thought it be worth entering into a show. Since I live in Point, Oregon, the Good Bike Show in Salem, was the largest and closest show the time frame I expected to Winning first place was a honor for my first bike.

I received great complements the predominantly Harley crowd and the judges. The build cost me $7,000.00, not including the hundreds of of my time.”


“For this parts were used multiple makes and years as as aftermarket pieces, including Honda CR500, 2009 CRF450R, 2007 Kawasaki 2010 Kawasaki KX250F, KTM 250SX, and 2010 Kawasaki 250,” Meyer said. bike has been completely in a Resto/Mod fashion. All parts are customized, or new. This is custom from front to

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“My vision was a high-power, low-noise, in sheep’s clothing that run on pump fuel and rock the bike industry with a idea that is a true piece. The bike is mainly to easily switch from off-road/single track riding, to dune predator in about an A true Jekyll and Hyde This bike is spec’d at 73 hp at the on pump fuel.”

# Complete lower-end rebuild Hinson Racing clutch and cases port matched to

# Wiseco Pro-Lite Piston, head, intake boot, and 22 exhaust manifold all custom ported by Glen at GSS Race

# Custom reed cage is a short-run series designed for climbing

# Decompression valve by Wiechman

# Keihin PWK carburetor, bored to 41.5mm and two-way throttle

# Cylinder and head dispersant coated by NIC Industries

# crown and head dome barrier coated by NIC Industries

# Piston skirt dry film coated by NIC Industries

# Magura clutch with custom

# 2007 Kawasaki KX450F inverted, Kayaba AOS with DLC fork sliders, 12.4” valved and sprung by Pro Action. spring, adjusted for 180-190lb

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