Tag archive for Yamaha

Custom Yamaha XS 650 SE by Left Hand Cycles

I really like the simplicity of this Custom Yamaha XS 650 SE by Left Hand Cycles. A simple approach sometimes just works better, but it shows of the beauty and skill of the engineering as your eyes aren’t distracted by fancy graphics. The terracotta red on…

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Stunning Custom Yamaha XVS400 Atlas by Bandit 9

I’m always excited to see what’s new from legends Bandit 9 and new release was no exception. The stunning custom Yamaha XVS400 called the ‘Atlas’ is the latest instalment and it’s looks amazing. As usual the motorcycle is beautifully photographed in great moody light and…

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1979 Yamaha XS400 Custom by Hold Fast Motors

The owner and builder of this stunning Yamaha XS400 Custom is Andy Hull from Hold Fast Motors. He has very kindly told the story behind this build and gives you a real insight into the mind of the build. I personally would say this is a custom scrambler either…

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Yamaha 650 Custom – The Winning Loser by El Solitario MC

This Yamaha 650 Custom is filthy cool and super bad ass with my all time favourite rat / steam-punk look. The Winning Loser by El Solitario MC is without doubt the finest custom motorcycle that I’ve featured on MotoVerso. Just look at that tank leading seamlessly into one sweet looking seat….

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MH500B MotoHangers Stunning 1979 Yamaha SR500

What a beautiful looking custom motorcycle this is, I’d personally say this is a Cafe Racer or maybe even a brat bike but I’m sure others would disagree with me. Based on a single cylinder 1979 Yamaha SR500 the MotoHanger MH500B has been lowered in…

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Wrenchmonkees Yamaha XJR 1300 Cafe Racer – Monkeefist Project

Monkeefist was the challenge set by Yamaha to transform a modern Yamaha into a yard build custom special. Wrenchmonkees plan was to show Yamaha just what they are made of and set about building there best custom motorcycle to date. Determined to showcase what you could do they with…

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Custom 1982 Yamaha XV920R by Classified Moto

Classified Moto was asked by Bob Ranew from North Carolina to build a bike inspired by the “Reciprocity” movie bike they built for director Sunny Zhao. The custom motorcycle by started life as a well kept 1982 Yamaha XV920R and then they performed there signature sportbike front…

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Low Down & Shifty 1974 Yamaha XS650 by Icon 1000

Yet another brute from my favourite custom motorcycle garage Icon 1000, this time its based on a 1974 Yamaha XS650 and still has that bad ass rat bike  / post apocalyptic road stalker vibe about it. With an all in one seat and tank beautifully hand painted with a…

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ATJ-Project’s Custom Yamaha XS 650 Brat Motorcycle

Out of the blue I received an email from Adam over in Warsaw, Poland introducing ATJ-Projects and I saw it had a couple of attachments with the email telling me about there company and that they specialise in building cafe, brat style and street tracker bikes. I…

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Classic Brownie Custom Yamaha XS400 by Ventus Garage

Ventus Garage are a relatively new custom motorcycle garage based in Poland with the Classic Brownie being there second motorcycle project they have completed. Every part of this bike has been stripped down cleaned up and either replaced or reconditioned to give a truly stunning quality finish….

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Spin Cycle Industries Custom 1982 Yamaha XV750 Virago

Spin City Industries beautifully crafted and customised Yamaha XV750 Virago stripped down to the bare essentials. I love the open back wheel and the brass look folks on this bike with that short cut off exhaust too coming out a beautifully presented engine. The front…

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Amazing Cafe Racer Short Film “Solus” by Lossa Engineering’s

A beautifully filmed and produced short film by Ricki Bedenbaugh for Lossa Engineering based in Long Beach, California. The cafe racer featured in the film was produced by Lossa who built the Yamaha SR500 to a stunning level of quality. If ever a film was…

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Yamaha XS 650 Cafe Racer by La Corona Motorcycles

Beautifully hand crafted custom Yamaha XS 650 by La Corona Motorcycles, stunning simplicity and a really nice selection of subtle paint colours. I believe this bike has been given the name ‘The Crown’ and is La Corona’s third bike in the collection. This is a relatively new company but…

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