Archive | May, 2009

Matt Jones’ Custom Yamaha XS650 Chopper/Bobber


1977 YAMAHA XS650D I just completed this project eight months in the making. It’s a thrill to kick over and sounds like a beast. I wish the audio on my camera did a better job of capturing it’s throaty growl”

1976 XS 650 with Sidecar FOR SALE



Crazy Cool Sidecar xs650

Write about your XS650.: Hi, I am trying to sell my 1976 Yamaha XS650 with sidecar.  $5,000
I live in the Hampton Roads area of VA. The bike has about 17,000 miles. I recently moved from MN, so it still has MN plates and tabs. The tabs are expired. Recent tune-up from a shop back in MN, which included brand new tires, oil change, valve adjustment, chain adjustment. Continue Reading →

The Black Keys- thickfreakness (Live TV)


You guys seem to dig the Black Keys I posted a while back. I have been slowly working through all The Black Key albums over the past couple months. I think the Thickfreakness is more heavier and right now it’s my favorite out of all their tracks.

What are you guys listen to right now? Always on the lookout for new tunes.

XS 650 Street Tracker



Write about your XS650.:  This bike was my initial forray into re-building a Yamaha XS-650. I used the bike as a platform for experimentation to see what (in my opinion) would work & what wouldn’t. Continue Reading →

1974 XS650 Bobber for sale



I am selling my 1974 Xs650 bobber. The engine is out of a 1980 (electronic ignition). Bike runs GREAT with low miles on engine. Starts on first kick. Has electric start but i did not hook it back up. 5” professional built hardtail. Harley peanut gas tank, NEW chrome drag bars, NEW chrome 4″ headlight. Continue Reading →

HWC xs650



Write about your XS650.: This is Shane’s new xs 650 build im buildin/finishing…
bout 90% finished
ive hardtailed/stretched the frame about 3″
gonna hav a short 21″ rear fender(in the makes now),,which will ride from the bottom rail to about 4″ from the back of the seat.. Continue Reading →