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Custom Yamaha XSR155 scrambler by K-Speed

Trail Breaker: K-Speed mods the newest (and littlest) XSR

Based in a country where sub-250cc bikes rule, it’s no surprise that K-Speed has a serious knack for transforming small-displacement models into mean, menacing-looking machines. Despite the Thai shop’s proclivity for pint-sized projects, K-Speed has worked with all manner of donors, including full-size models—which again, shouldn’t come as a surprise considering it completed almost five…

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

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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…