Two-Wheeled Tonka: Lanesplitter's Yamaha TW200

Two-Wheeled Tonka: Lanesplitter’s Yamaha TW200

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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…

Fat Tracker: a chunky Yamaha TW200 from South African shop Wolf Moto.

Fat Tracker: Wolf Moto’s chunky Yamaha TW200

Building a decent custom motorcycle can be a daunting task. But when your customer is also an accomplished builder, the pressure is doubled. Wolf Moto got the commission for this Yamaha TW200 from Louis Nel—a talented South African builder based in Nelspruit, whose work we’ve featured before. Louis has a knack for balanced lines and…