Cafe racers [pics]

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by crazydrummerdude, Jul 27, 2007.

  1. joe cool

    joe cool Been here awhile

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    Looks like an Yamaha SR500 or XS650 tank.
  2. hunter_greyghost

    hunter_greyghost XS650 Allroads Traveller

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    Looks to me like an XS650 11lt tank off a 'Special', :wink:
    Cheers
    Baza
  3. sparkymoto

    sparkymoto Learning a lot here

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    Confirming info pulled from a post here on ADV about the BIG DR800 Tank:

    "....The 12 liter tank of a yamaha SR 500 took place after some adjustments..."

    LINKY HERE
  4. hunter_greyghost

    hunter_greyghost XS650 Allroads Traveller

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    Ah well, ya win some - ya lose some, at least I got the Yamaha bit right!!! :lol3
    Cheers
    Baza
  5. Volker Schmidt

    Volker Schmidt Adventurer

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    :roflSR 500 exactly. The 12 liter version. It exists also in version 14 liters...someone asks where the seat is from, he is from kickstarter shop in germany..

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  6. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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  7. Volker Schmidt

    Volker Schmidt Adventurer

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    yesterday, first ride this year......

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    cheers Volker
  8. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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  9. JStory

    JStory Long timer

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    :cry

  10. carpetburn

    carpetburn Been here awhile

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    Those tyres say it all:puke1[​IMG][/QUOTE]
  11. JagLite

    JagLite Long timer

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    My thought exactly.
  12. robtg

    robtg Been here awhile

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    A cool bike destroyed.
  13. Kai Ju

    Kai Ju Long timer

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    +1

    ,but at least he stayed consistent with the exhaust wrap...
  14. jehu

    jehu ∩HƏſ

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  15. hoyden

    hoyden Been here awhile

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    My 1975 RD350 cafe project.
    It ain't shiny, but it's mine.

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  16. PhiSig1071

    PhiSig1071 What's ******width?

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    Not shiny, but very cool. I dig it. Nicely done.
  17. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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  18. MiteyF

    MiteyF Long timer

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    Besides what appears to be a scabbed-in SV650 tail light, that looks great...
  19. waylongway

    waylongway madmax

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  20. joexr

    joexr Banned

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    That thing would be like hanging corners in a limo.:lol3 And an ill handling one at that.