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…

This Yamaha SR500 tracker by Pancake Customs of Holland is low key and beautifully detailed.

Hip To Be Square: A new angle on the Yamaha SR500

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Critics are sure to dismiss this Yamaha SR500 for its lack of fenders, or its trials rubber. But to hell with them. For builder Boy Janssen it’s the perfect country road whip, and it’s crammed with lovely details. Boy lives in the Dutch countryside, wrenching in his home workshop as Pancake Customs. You may remember…

Sunshine State Of Mind: a custom 1978 Yamaha SR500 by Powder Monkees and Federal Moto.

Sunshine State Of Mind: An SR500 for the Streets of Miami

Federal Moto’s Shaun Brandt is one of the rising stars of the custom scene, and he’s wowed us with several of his builds already. But when he wanted a bike for himself, he turned elsewhere—to Mike Muller of Chicago’s Powder Monkees. It’s an odd collaboration, but it’s worked out beautifully. Shaun’s now got himself a…

Yamaha SR500 by Bunker of Istanbul

If you’ve been to Istanbul, you’ll know that it’s riot of color. The bazaars and basilicas are an assault on the retinas, in the best…

Auto Fabrica Yamaha SR500

The English workshop Auto Fabrica is fast developing a distinctive style. It’s the reduction of the motorcycle to its simplest form, finished to the highest…

CMBL Yamaha SR500 ‘ZedCat’

Surfing and custom motorcycles are two cultures that, when combined, often produce radical results. For example, the ZedCat: a delightful Yamaha SR500 with a slightly…

Yamaha SR500 ‘Mezzomille’

If you live on mainland Europe and have a penchant for Yamaha café racers, then you probably know Kedo. The German company is one of…