Archive | February, 2011

Yamaha XS650 Exhaust Kit

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The TC Bro just came out with a DIY exhaust kit specifically for the XS650. I got mine in the mail yesterday. The Kit has a grip of pieces including 2 flanges and collars to fit your stock XS650 head, 2 mandrel bent 90 degree pieces, 2 mandrel bent 180 degree pieces and 2 straight length pieces. Continue Reading →

1979 XS650 (100% Powder, no liquid paint)

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Hello… Update on the XS650 bike post, this bike will be used to display my powder coating work, but also will definitely be a rider. I took this bike the the midwest bike show in Sioux City, IA, won 2nd in the bobber division, with it not being completely done. I still have wiring to do, and also new sprocket to put on.

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The “Apprentice” 1972 xs650

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This bike is a long time coming and is now complete. I spend the duration of my metal fabrication apprenticeship building it. I made many changes over the years and If i were to make another I would do it totally different, however this is an accumulation of some of the skill i learned over the years. Continue Reading →

Streettracker for sale

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Regretably, I have to sell my 650. Changing jobs and need to be able to pay for COBRA benefits for the family. Ground up rebuild, new frame and wheel bearings and seals. Bronze bushings, tapered roller steering bearings, braced swingarm. Minimized electrics, LED signals, 2 new 3A/h AGM batteries. Continue Reading →

MASARU’s XS650

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Hello. It is the motorcycle which I Customized by myself.

I become the offence when I change it into a hardtail in Japan. Continue Reading →

German XS 650 Old School

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Hello
This is my XS Bj.82, frame gekürst, extended swing, all superfluous entfernt. min- electric, fork cut, short shocks eingebaut.