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Custom Yamaha SR400 bobber

Steel dream: A scratch-built Yamaha SR400 bobber

Today’s custom motorcycle scene is a melting pot of old and new techniques. Traditional handcrafting methods coexist with software-based design and modern additive manufacturing processes. And sometimes—like in the case of this impossibly elegant Yamaha SR400—they collide. Moscow’s Copper Chopper built this hardtail bobber almost entirely from scratch, using a tube bender, lathe and welding…

Bicycle-inspired Yamaha XT250 bobber by Kevin Bergeron

Fixation: A bicycle-inspired Yamaha XT250 bobber

In the bicycle world, single-speed and ‘fixie’ bikes are enjoying an upsurge in popularity. Like the custom motorcycle scene, it’s an entire subculture—where style and individualization are as important as getting from A to B. But what happens when these two worlds bleed into each other? Kevin Bergeron has the answer with this unconventional bobber.…