Mark Fountain – I bought my 1981 XS 650 from a friend who started the build and lost interest. I picked it up on the coldest day of the year and had to push it home. We started on it right away. Carbs, Wire Wheels, Handle Bars, Headlight, Paint… Continue Reading →
Marty Piccone – This is my 1981 XS650. I rebuilt the entire bike. Extended the swing arm 4″. Hand made the rear fender, seat pan and laid the leather. Dropped the top of the frMe 2″. Redesigned the seat area to sit as low as possible while still having room for my hand made battery box.
Rudeboy – Beauty served by simplicity.. Hello, greetings from indonesia.. I always dreamed about having a yamaha xs650, and thank god, i got it from the junk yard.. I restored it and having a model like indian larry, i like to make it simple and easy to ride.. Continue Reading →
Josh Bradley – I don’t know what to say, I built this wretch out of a bike a dude pulled from a ditch and I originally purchased it for $100 because I convinced the guy that it wasn’t worth more than that. Clear title and everything. I regret nothing. Continue Reading →
Born from a bike bought in boxes. This build is the latest to roll out of my shop, JumpStreet Customs.
I guess I’ll start with the front and work my way back. Up front is a 23″ wheel built by Larry (rip) from GarageCo, Shaved fork lowers, custom spec VC fork covers, Lucas light flipped the wrong way, old school speed top tree, and finally a set a of my Panzer handlebars. I love the front end on this thing. Continue Reading →
I am duff from Belgium, here is my story… I’m a 39 year old guy from Belgium and since very young obsessed with motorcycles. My brother and me were only 4 or 5 years old when we are already driving a little mx-bike. At the age of 19 I drive some years in Races but it was at a very low level… 🙂 just for fun! I bought my first custom-bike when i was 22 years old. it was a harley Davidson sportster from a few years old,it was already rebuild ann customized. I only took it apart to change the color. I drove it for 2 years when i changed it for a harley night-train with only 500 kilometers on the dash. After 1 day there was only the frame and engine left.all other parts got changed or rebuild. I cruised all Europe with this bike.one day some guy made me an offer i can’t refuse and i sell the bike. I put all my saving money together and at the age of 27 i bought me all parts to build me a walz hardcore bike,from the ground of to a complete bike. It was not so simple but with some blood, sweat and tears the bike got ready.when the bike was completely finished it cost me about 35000 euro,it was in the year 2000. at that time there were not so much people that drive a walz hardcore bike. Most people had it only for show, i drove 15000 kilometers with it in 2 seasons.the most of the weekends we were on a meeting together with some friends. It was a lot of fun.during the winters we got often invited to bikeshows. Continue Reading →
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