Mat’s 81 XS650 Bobber

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Here is my xs its my first bike build and took almost 5 years.  I would work on the bike on and off when I could afford to spend the money and time on it.

 

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The Northside Scrambler

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This 1980 XS 650 was built at my shop Northside Welding & Machine where we do everything from full builds to handmade fabricated parts, machining and more.

 

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Daves 1980 xs Bobber aka Cold Ass Bitch

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The bike has a G&L 4 inch stretch hardtail & battery/electronics box.

 

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Caitlyn

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caitlyn 77 xs Caitlyn is now a thin, tight and rigid 77 XS.  Prior to her 3 year makeover she had 36k km, had been passed around and dragged through the mud.  Once settled on the weldon hardtail with 2 drop 4 stretch, narrowed axed tank , old Triumph oil tank and Avon shoes, the ideas could flow.  From there started a love hate relationship that was more than I bargained for at times.

 

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Colin’s 1981 XS650 Special II

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xs650-1981-special-3I found this totally original creampuff locally with only 4,200 miles.

 

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Big Pa’s Lil Scrapper

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xs650-mattisonBike started out as a trailer load of 2 disassembled xs-650’s. Here is what I have done to this bike, it looks rough, but starts, runs and drives like a dream.

 

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