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Suzuki DR-Z400SM custom by oneYedeer

Against all odds: A Suzuki DR-Z400SM by oneYedeer

Building a custom bike is usually a succession of challenges. And sometimes, the bike itself isn’t the biggest challenge: it’s the builder’s skills or circumstances, or curveballs thrown by life. The story of this Suzuki is packed with curveballs. It was built by Argentine-born Sebastian ‘Seba’ Achaval, who likens it to a country song—because its…

Bandit-powered Suzuki XR69 tribute by dB Customs

Spirit of 69: dB Customs’ Suzuki XR69 race replica

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The Suzuki XR69 holds a special place in classic superbike lore. That puts it well inside the wheelhouse of Canadian builder Darren Begg, who specializes in fast bikes from the late 70s and 80s. He’s just finished piecing together this stunning XR69 replica—with a slightly period incorrect spec sheet. “It’s not a traditional GS1000-engined XR69,”…