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Two-Wheeled Tonka: Lanesplitter's Yamaha TW200

Two-Wheeled Tonka: Lanesplitter’s Yamaha TW200

18 HOURS AGO / NO COMMENTS / CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES

For all its farm bike ways, the Yamaha TW200 sure is charming. With a utilitarian build and cartoon tires, it’s the two-wheeled, life-sized equivalent of a Tonka truck. It’s also the perfect base for this playful project—the work of Brisbane’s Lanesplitter Garage. The man behind Lanesplitter is Ben, a self-proclaimed ‘backyard builder’ who holds down…

Auto Fabrica’s SR500 is a design masterpiece

Sexy AF: Auto Fabrica’s SR500 is a design masterpiece

The Yamaha SR series is the two-wheeled equivalent of modeling clay. For decades, bike builders have been pushing and pulling the SR in all directions—from race track to dirt track, and all points in between. The Japanese are masters of this craft, with SR400s and SR500s helping companies like BratStyle build their reputation. But in…

Low Tracker: A custom Yamaha Virago from Ad Hoc Cafe Racers of Spain

Low Tracker: Ad Hoc’s Yamaha Virago bucks the trend

4 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES

Think of a custom Yamaha Virago, and you’ll probably picture a sleek, waspish build from Greg Hageman or Moto Adonis. The seats are stubby and the stance distinctly lean-forward: The epitome of the 21st century café racer. David González of Spain’s Ad Hoc Café Racers has different ideas, though. His builds are usually chunky and…