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A Yard Built Yamaha XSR155 from Deus Bali

Tiny Tank: A Yard Built Yamaha XSR155 from Deus Bali

For nine years now, Yamaha’s ‘Yard Built’ program has set the benchmark for manufacturer-sponsored custom projects. We’ve covered it right from the beginning, since the reveal of the Wrenchmonkees’ MonkeeFist XJR1300. There must be some 50 or more builds since, but it wasn’t until the XSR155 was released that Yamaha opened up the program to…

Yamaha XSR900 custom by Rough Crafts

Assembly Required: Rough Crafts’ Yamaha XSR900


Some custom builders work to a strict formula, while others have a signature that shines through in the details, regardless of the style of build. Winston Yeh at Rough Crafts in Taiwan falls into the second camp. He’s designed cruisers, cafe racers and street trackers—and even though they all cut different lines, they all clearly…