How to build a Yamaha SR500 street tracker, the Mule Motorcycles way.

How to build a Yamaha SR500 street tracker, the Mule way

We know Richard Pollock is a master of his craft—and we know he’s thorough. But we’re beginning to think he’s a little obsessive. This Yamaha SR500 went onto the Mule Motorcycles bench for some basic upgrades. But as Richard dug deeper, he found more and more issues. Things snowballed fast… “The bike was an ex-road…

If Steve McQueen were still among us, he would own one of these: a Triumph Scrambler 900 from Mule Motorcycles.

Fit for McQueen: Mule’s Triumph Scrambler

Always a risky business speaking for the Celebrity Dead, but is there any doubt that if Steve McQueen were still among us, he would own one of these, the latest retro Triumph Scrambler to emerge from Richard Pollock’s Mule Motorcycles workshop? At the very least, the Hinckley lump’s knee-friendly electric starter would be greatly appreciated—as…

Triumph street tracker built by Mule Motorcycles.

Mule Triumph Café Roadster

Man does not live by street-tracker alone, tasty as that diet may be. Even Richard Pollock, acknowledged Tracker King (he’s built more than 100 to date), likes to cook up something different every now and then. The latest Triumph special to roll out of his Mule Motorcycles shop, for instance, is more of a café…

Building a cafe racer

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste. I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a café racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any custom…

Triumph x Mule Motorcycles

Triumph’s new Bonneville is fast becoming a go-to choice for custom-bike builders who want to start with a reliable current machine, rather than scour junkyards…

Mule Yamaha XS Street Tracker

So this is what happens when two old surf dudes get together. Richard Pollock, our favorite street-tracker builder, was a semi-pro surfer in his youth.…

Mule Triumph Bonneville

Sometimes even a man of the cloth needs a little earthly diversion. So it was with Father Dave Reinhart, a chaplain in the U.S. Air…

Mule “Stealth” Street-Tracker

By David Edwards—Here’s the latest street-tracker from Richard Pollock at Mule Motorcycles, a 1200 Harley nicknamed “Stealth” due to its black and dark-gray color scheme.…

Mule Yamaha XS750 “Café-Tracker”

By David Edwards — Richard Pollock knows a thing or two about street-trackers. Doing business as Mule Motorcycles out of a converted two-car garage in…

Mule Motorcycles Punisher

By Mark Hoyer, editor of Cycle World. It’s awesome when a bike just comes together, when every part of your project seems like it was…

Mule Streetmaster Triumph Bonneville

The king of street trackers is Richard Pollock of Mule Motorcycles. He’s spent over two years designing and building his latest bike, the ‘Streetmaster’—and last…

Mule Web Surfer

Richard Pollock of Mule has a knack for building classy, beautifully balanced custom motorcycles. Everything is in proportion, from the looks to the mechanical components…