Posts Tagged: Yamaha

My wanted list

Here is my list of bikes I want. Kawasaki H2 750 Yamaha R5, RD350, RD400 or RD400 Daytona Honda CL350 or CL450 Honda CX500 Triumph Bonneville There are more. This is a growing list of bikes I can’t afford, maybe some day I’ll build my fleet.

Zedcat Yamaha SR500 by CMBL

CMBL, of the UK, took this Yamaha SR500, stripped it down to nothing and rebuilt it from the ground up. It works for me. They’re calling it Zedcat. The seat is right on and the looped rear looks amazing. And I love the paint. The mix of flat and gloss black texture artwork looks badass.

For Sale: 1970 Yamaha R5 (Richmond, Virginia) $2,500

I found this ’70 Yamaha R5 for sale on Craigslist in Richmond, Virginia. The seller refers to it as a cafe race. It’s not. It could be, but it looks pretty stock to me. To be a cafe racer, I’d need to see something that looks like this. Also, I don’t know where the seller… Read more »

Wrench Monkees #33 RD400

I love this RD400 by Wrenchmonkees.¬†While I can appreciate some of the builders out there who make motorcycles into sharks and whatever, I really respect a builder that just makes clean, bad ass bikes. That’s what Wrenchmonkees do every time. This RD400 is no exception. Since black is my favorite color, I’m biased towards liking… Read more »

1977 Yamaha RD400 by MotoHangar

The Yamaha RD400 is a noisy, unreliable hunk of awesomeness. I want one. And I really want one from MotoHangar in Vienna, Virginia. If only I had an extra $9,000 piled up in the corner collecting dust, I’d put in my order today. If I did have the cash, I think it would be totally… Read more »