Archive | March, 2011

Busch Bros. Shin-fluenced XS

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After relocating to new digs, Lance and I finally are getting back to working on my Shinya Kimura influenced XS.  We goosenecked the frame, made the hardtail, picked up some big twin Harley wires, modified a custom Sporty sprocket so we could run the HD wheels without a ludicrous tooth count.   Continue Reading →

Jason Bibby’s project

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This is a 1982 XS Special. So I hand built the pipes and did some Cuts and mods to the frame. Hand made tear drop tank. More to come.

max pain (update)

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All the Fab work is finished. Bike is all in pieces again. I am back to the start of this project, after powder coating and paint. The fun begins putting it all back to gather. Continue Reading →

“The Royal” by Vintage Customs

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It was rusted and seized

I started out with an ’80 special, a basket case, as so many are, that was purchased for a few hundred bucks. It was rusted and seized, had a big Harley fenders bondo-ed over the original fenders and worst of all it was painted purple!

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78 xs 650 finished and on the road

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It is finished finally. It took me about a year to complete this little bobber. It is the most fun motorcycle I have ever been on. Fast and Fun.

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1981 xs650 Cleveland Coy

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My names Pat from Cleveland ohio and this is my 1981 xs650 chop ! I grew up riding dirt bikes , old enduros and watching my father (PIT PASS) chop up old cars and rebuilding them into beautiful old hot rods.

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