The Wedding Bike

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Ultra low bunny ear bars

This 77 xs650 was completely built by Andrew Yocum from the D.C. metro area over a 4 month period.  The engine was completely rebuilt, had an electronic ignition installed and is now kick only.  The forks were shaved, power coated, and lowered 2½ inches.  

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The triple trees have had all unnecessary bulk filed off and holes welded prior to coating. The tank is a 67 BSA C15 painted by Blue Moon Kustoms in Oshkosh Wisconsin. Seat is an original Bates on a stainless hinge mounted directly behind the ignition switch.

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Rear fender is spun stainless supported by welded rings plated by Brown’s in Paducah Kentucky.  47 Packard tail light packed with LED disk sits next to the factory rear wheel and drum. The battery and regulator have been mounted to the back side of the engine cradle between the factory mid controls with GT pegs welded on.

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Exhaust is 1½ inch mild steel also sent to Browns along with the ultra low bunny ear bars for plating.

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The frame with looped hard tail sporting a 4 inch stretch and two inch drop were powder coated by Premier Powder Coating of Landover Maryland.

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The bike is currently on the market for the right price.

Andrew Yocum

Comments

  1. Joe says:

    great bike! I dig it. Blue Moon Kustoms does killer paint work too. I like seeing bikes like this on here.

  2. sean from boston says:

    really sweet looking ride man! love the bars, the whole bike is just “different” witch in this case is a good thing Killer job!

  3. Ted says:

    Great pictures for a great bike! Blue Moon Kustoms does killer paint!!! And it looks great on the bike. The handlebars are super cool and go with overall style of the bike… I love the paint…

  4. The Flying Imp says:

    wicked ride man I love it. not my style but I love it. very good detail work on everything.
    Cheers

  5. Hans from Holland says:

    That ‘looped’ hardtailframe is awsome. Well done !!!

  6. fanoboss says:

    LORD OF THE RINGS

  7. Gerry says:

    The ’77 is one of the better XS motors. Darn nice! Very vintage looking.

  8. Fabbastard says:

    Yup cool bars for sure! Could you explain the paints theme? I don’t get it….

  9. Todd V. says:

    Nice little bunny man! Love that color and all the metal details.

  10. Fabbastard says:

    shiney is good, that rear fender is just to much! about the paint I just wondered if there was some kinda spooky meaning behind it that I was missing.

  11. The Flying Imp says:

    hahahah its just a paint job. Think about it, it doesnt have to make sense or have a ”theme”.

  12. ryang says:

    bike is super nice… love how you slammed it. what is your ground clearance?

  13. hooversama says:

    does an abstract painting have a theme?

    no need….it just is.

    very cool…..

  14. fanoboss says:

    HEY, XS650CHOPPER.COM !!!! GIVE US AN INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP “LIKE” BOX FOR BIKES AND COMMENTS. can I have a amen?

  15. The Flying Imp says:

    Put my name down for an amen!

  16. fanoboss says:

    thanks Flying Imp : )>

  17. reynoldburton says:

    great bike, almost perfect to me. Personally I only would change/paint the rear fender.

  18. Shane Ryans says:

    I have to agree with fanoboss we could use a like button! Killer ride.

  19. Shane Ryans says:

    I just moved from VA and I would have totally check this bike out to buy. Very nice custom job.

  20. fanoboss says:

    sorry for my comments xs650chopper.com

  21. J-Rod says:

    Dig the paint job just for the fact that an artist let another artist do what he wanted ….good choice!

  22. Colocation says:

    Do you know what he was asking for it? Nice bike.