• By Published On: February 27, 2021

    Long run Some of the happiest people on the planet live and work in Hamamatsu, Japan. Yamaha introduced the XJR 1200 in Europe in 1995 and has continued to sell the XJR in Europe until 2016, but not without a few changes throughout the years. Most notably, the XJR got a […]

  • By Published On: September 20, 2017
  • By Published On: August 14, 2017

    While the title/category of this bike seems a bit off, I really don’t know where to put this. Alloy wheels with racing slicks,  mono-shock suspension, a massive 1300 high-performance engine and an aggressive stance make this bike more look like a serious track weapon than a classic cafe racer. Last week I’ve […]

  • By Published On: August 7, 2017

    Yet Another exclusive feature of my buddy’s at Wrench Kings. This time it’s a Yamaha XJR1300 from 1999 and with this build, they show their capability of creating custom motorcycles that look like they were meant to be like this. Owner Frits wanted something else with his bike and headed over […]

  • By Published On: June 20, 2017

    The Yamaha XJR1300 is one of those machines we can’t put a clear label on. Yes, they look like a naked bike but they have an engine with superbike specs between the two wheels. We also know that XJR’s are a great base for customization (like this XJR1300 Cafe Racer). In […]

  • By Published On: May 10, 2016

    Fashion and design working together: Thierry Langlois, owner of fashion brand “Atelier 5” has an eye for design and has a strong passion for motorsports. So why not combine those two must Thierry have thought. In “Flash 76“, a French Yamaha dealer, he found a technical partner who could build his bike. It […]

  • By Published On: February 17, 2016

    With the Yamaha Yard Build program, the Japanese motorcycle manufacturer is aiming his arrows at the booming custom motorcycle scene. The program seeks for inspirational ideas on how to transform modern Yamaha bikes to something “special”. It’s “Faster Sons” philosophy, where modern bikes are inspired by there ancestors gave us the already […]