Kentucky Poor Boy Build

kentucky-xs650-1982-chopperI bought this 1982 XS650 for $700 it was a barn find that hadn’t been started in over 15 years. It was my first motorcycle purchase ever.


I stripped it down to nothing and built it back with about $500 worth of parts.


Not a bad build for about 1200 bucks.


And it runs like a top.


And luckily has a good charging system still. I’ve posted before and after pics.


I actually enjoyed the build more than I do owning or riding the bike.


Submitted by Gary Crawford


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