Archive | February, 2014

My homemade xs

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Sjoerd – hello everybody , I just want to show my homemade bike to everybody, it was a 83 special. 

The paint job I did myself just like the welding and anything else. It was a nice project to do this past winter.

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Woody II ’73 XS

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Wizard – xs650chopper.com has been on my favorites, for research and inspiration, since the moment I got my greasy hands on the xs. Thank you for being there. Sometime around the first of the year 1972 my dad’s ridin’ buddy Jerry’s wife come rolling into the driveway in their ’65 Suburban with Jerry , bear-huggin’ a spankin’ new ’72 xs, in the back. I was just shy of 15 years old then and I will never forget that site. Later that same year another friend of dad’s rolled up on a brand new ’72 FL… ha, I was hooked. Been doin’ HDs ever since. Continue Reading →

Cool Ray’s XS650

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Ray Tanner – I started building this bike a couple years ago and just wrapped it up. It’s a Yamaha XS650 (1980) and has a TC Bros hard tail, Wassell repop tank from Cleveland Cycle works with a custom paint job from me. Continue Reading →

The Black Widow By ST CUSTOMS

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Roger – This IS A VERY UNIQUE BIKE…TO SAY THE LEAST THIS 1980 STANDARD “G” MODEL WAS COMPLETELY DISMANTLED AND CERTAIN MODIFICATIONS WERE DONE…THEN EVERYTHING GOT SAND BLASTED & POWDER COATED. MOST EVERYTHING ON THE BIKE HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH NEW PARTS BUT THOSE ORIGINAL PARTS THAT WERE UP TO PAR WERE RETAINED.
THE LIST OF NEW PARTS IS ALMOST ENDLESS…  SOME OF THEM INCLUDE: Continue Reading →