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Custom Yamaha XJR1300 by the Bad Winners workshop

Muscle Rétro: A Yamaha XJR1300 from Bad Winners

Bad Winners is one of those shops that consistently do good work. It’s owned by Frenchman Walid Ben Lamine, who has an unusual and very performance-focused CV—including stints as a championship rower and a race team mechanic. It’s not surprising that the machines he puts together in his workshop in the 19th arrondissement of Paris…

Yamaha XSR custom scrambler by Sur Les Chapeaux De Roues

Beach Bum: A big wheel Yamaha XSR custom from France

Yamaha’s latest push into the European custom scene has yielded some of the best XSR builds yet. The most recent Yard Built initiative involves nine different customizers, each producing bikes with a ‘Back to the Dirt’ theme. We’ve already seen stellar work from Germany’s Hookie Co., and a Portuguese build from Capelo’s Garage and Elemental…

Yamaha Scrambler: An XSR700 that evokes the classic IT enduros

Yamaha Scrambler: An XSR700 that evokes the IT enduros

Any custom Yamaha XSR700 we feature is sure to spark discussion about the base bike’s design. The XSR700 draws criticism for its cluttered mechanics and hunched fuel tank—and both of those are hard for custom builders to get around. This heavily upgraded XSR700-based scrambler rises above both those challenges. It’s a collaboration between Portuguese builders…