Rich says it better than I ever could.
Rich here.. this is my 1978 cm185t got this bike for a 100 bucks! ran great,but looks were to be desired. soooo. idid a chop/bob put on a different seat from the 50’s,,straight pipes(sounds great ) new tires, plate ,batt ,and she was ready to burn up the road @ 70 !! lol it’s not quit done yet, i just did the white walls (paint on !! lol ) and ax man surplus tail lights and brake lights, and then i am going to re paint the thing..thinking of a military/ airplane job… fun little bikes!!
closeup of the engine