milkcrate82 – Yamaha XS650 bobber shakedown


balance of chopper

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Luvgrinds – Do you understand? Too much cool. Continue Reading →

Weed’s – The Nuttcrucher

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Hi XS650 freaks. My new XS650 is finally ready. It is a hardtail extends and lowers. The springer is from a Harley Davidson With the wheel of a Honda. Continue Reading →


Trophy Winning Six Fifty, the “Midori XS”

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“Midori” means “green” in Japanese.

This bike started as a running stocker which took me months to find. I rode it home the same day I found her. Knowing it’s a steady runner it sure gave me a peace of mind. I must have spent over 2 weeks just for mock up because I think there’s nothing more important than the flow of the line on a custom build like this one. I found Ardcore Chopper’s weld-on hardtail to be the perfect fit for what I’m looking for. So I send the chopped frame in for modification. The wait was a bit long but I’m very happy with the way the tail turn out. Continue Reading →

81 XS650 cafe racer/street fighter

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Zachary – I bought this bike 2 years ago.  It had a custom drag bar, slip on exhaust and the cafe seat that you can get off mikesxs.. I bought the nitroheads seat and woodcraft clip ons and we installed them a couple months ago.

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Mick- What i ended up with

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Mick- I found myself with two trashed 650s, both 78′s..I thought of a street tracker then, cafe, then bobber, then brat. This is what i ended up with. everything has been done by me..learning all the way as this is my first build. I am far from a mechcanic or welder so its not perfect. Continue Reading →