Yamaha Virago

Yamaha Virago

Posted on by Maxx Biker 2

This 1981 Yamaha Virago 750 was transformed into a café racer in Haaksbergen in the Netherlands to pay tribute to the Zero Engineering style and it turns out that the bike manages to capture the very essence of the world’s first sportbike (the café racer) and add a little something to it, meaning fat tires.

Although details about the project are scarce, we can see that the original engine and transmission were kept, but also the Virago’s gas tank. The mag rims are also present, but unlike the standard bike, this café racer features 15-inch rims with big fat tires instead of a 17-inch one at the front. That’s what gives it that aggressive note, while the café racer rear end, clubman bars and the black paintjob complete the “don’t mess with me” state that it induces. See it for yourself.

Source: bikeexif
Posted on by Anthony Kodack 2

Cruiser style starts here.
Getting into the fun of V-twin cruising has never been more affordable than with this nimble, confidence-inspiring and economical cruiser.

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