In case you don’t follow BikeExif.com our friend and local Philly guy, Bill Becker, has yet another article about a recent XS650 build. If you attended a 2 Wheel Tuesday at The Abbaye this past summer you might have seen Bill stop by on the XS650. It looks great in the pictures but the up […]
I went on a short trip this past weekend to Reading, where I grew up, for a friends Bachelor Party & to paint a couple signs for his wedding. I took my old Yamaha XS650 & my new Fuji X100. Avoided 76 & broke down once. These are the some of the photos… All Packed […]
What an awesome ride. Including the ride up and back I did around 750 miles in 3 days all over northeast Pennsylvania. Thanks to Walter from Kickstart cycle Supply for putting on this awesome event. Tons of cool bikes and cool people. Special thanks to Sean and his brother for navigating the first day and […]
I spent most of Sunday with a can of MAPP gas, some welding gloves and a cut off wheel and came up with this. Obviously the welds need to be cleaned up, plus the clamps need some washers. I learned a lot about bending steel and what you can and cant get away with. It’s […]
Now that the holiday season is finally winding down, I had a second to get to the garage and really start to get moving on this winter’s project. I picked up an old beemer double pull drum front for my xs so I started fitting and measuring spacer sizes. Thankfully the conversion shouldn’t take that […]
Published - Mar 29, 2010
I’m always curious as to how people mount their custom seats. Well, this is my design. I welded 3/16″ steel bar and tapped them out for M10 1.25 screws which mount from the top and will be covered by the seat padding.