Street Tracker, Work in Progress

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I used an old 72’er engine and a ’82 frame. Together they stood for 8 years in the back of my garage, slowly rusting away…
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Powder coated the frame silver and painted the rest Orange. Blasted the rust from the engine. Bought new rims and spokes. Ordered a Dirt track seat in the UK.

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Trackers are not so populair in the Netherlands, they are rare to find. A good reason to build one! Work to do: exhaust, number plates and front brake.

Oene

Comments

  1. patrix says:

    IT”S ALIVE!!! LOVE the “boots” on the front end,and the very clean playful look of the boat tail design.That color say’s “LETS GO”!!

  2. marcus abel says:

    If you’re not going to use the center stand, I think, the frame would have looked cleaner without the tabs… Meatier rubber? Anyway nice clean work and a whole lot better than letting it rust away!

  3. marcus abel says:

    Check out Mule motorcycles!

  4. Oene says:

    I will cover the center stand tabs with the exhaust and some bold and screws. I didn’t take anything from the frame. This is the 3rd life of it. First original, then cafe racer, now street tracker. Who knows what it will be over a few years 🙂

    Oene

  5. sean from boston says:

    Looking Great! how do you like the ride?

  6. Piute says:

    Thanks for the save like yer colors,see ya on the road,Piute

  7. Shane Ryans says:

    Nice. It reminds me of an old BMW I used to have.

  8. joe speedboat says:

    Nice ride Oene! Not too many dirt trackers around here, had one myself but rebuild it into a hard tail frame. Maybe your next step?:)

  9. Oene says:

    A hard tail was the 2nd step. This is the 4th appearance of this XS650. First original (never seen, I bought only the engine), then hardtail chopper, then cafe racer and now dirt tracker in a periode of 15 year.

    Oene

  10. Piute says:

    Having fun yet ? Thats the way this sport should be ,Now go back stock L.O.L. PIUTE

  11. Bas says:

    Hi Oene! It looked even better in real life this afternoon. CU later…

  12. Randy Carter says:

    What tank did you use?

  13. Oene says:

    I used just a standard tank. Don’t know exactly from which model.