Archive | October, 2009



Eric Waterfall Interviews Tono of MOTOSHOP TONOUCHI.

After posting Numa’s xs-half-fairing, Eric shot me an e-mail to say that he speaks Japanese and would be willing to help out with some translating. He was able to get in contact with Tono of MOTOSHOP TONOUCHI to get the scoop on this sick XS650 CHOPPER.  If you guys dig this one I think Eric may be doing another Guest post soon.

Eric Waterfall – We have material!  I called Tono the other day to see if anything was going on and he was quite apologetic.  He totally spaced sending me the info and pics.  I got this this morning.  Though there isnt much info in the email, over the phone he said there is an XS650 “mania” going on in Japan right now.

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TOXIC. our Industrial bobber



Joe Wiseguys Industrial Bobber

Write about your XS650.: This is my first complete build.  I have been helping my dad in his shop Wise Guys Choppers, LLC for the last 3 years build custom bikes from the Yamaha XS650 but this time I got to build my own and i couldnt be happier with the outcome. Continue Reading →

Get out and ride!



This past summer all my buddies we always out riding, so i decided to stop wasting my time cruising eBay looking for parts to finish my panhead, and just build something i could get out an ride on. She started out as a typical 1980 xs, and ended up as a typical 1980 “chop” lol.

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2008 Yamaha XS650 7000 in North Salt Lake, UT


2008 Yamaha XS650,This is my custom bobber that was built a year ago. has about 25 hours on a rebuilt motor. Yamaha XS-650CC. Kick and button start. New chrome pipes, new brushes, I have a $200 phantom seat that I will sell with the bike. Springer front end and custom built rigid frame make this bike one of a kind. The paint is very sparkly in the sunlight and looks way sweet.

This lil rat’s name is fuxs sakes, northglenn colo.



Write about your XS650.:  Well diserved name,as any thing that could post a problem ,did.I built it my brothers back yard,so theres part of my problem.Any way it still finely got done ,and i couldnt be more stocked about this lil rat.Got the bike from a guy off Craigs list,for $650 bucks,started out as a 81 xs 650 herritage specail.Got the rims off of craigs too for $150,and the west eagle seat for $40. Continue Reading →




Write about your XS650.: Here is another started build from DADDYG I will try and give you some as build pictures so you can follow along. This bike is going to be Black Powder Coated Frame- tank -wheels- fender-Battery box and oil tank. Continue Reading →