Yamaha XS750 Cafe Racer by Onno - MotoMatter
Yamaha XS750 Cafe Racer by Onno

It looks like our Dutch fans do like to build a Yamaha XS750 Cafe Racer,  since we’ve received another story just a brief moment after Hans Dijselbloem presented us with his Yamaha XS750 Café Racer project.

Today it is Onno’s turn to share his story.

He bought a Yamaha XS750 to start with. I quote:  “An ugly chopper to chop it into pieces.”

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He really want to rebuild it from the bottom up and and he did!

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Working on the seat and tank. Sanding, sanding, sanding, sanding. We all know the drill!

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It is also smart to test if everything will still fit the bike. It does!

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Nice flashy paintjob on the frame

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Onno added some nice parts and Megatone exhausts on the XS

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Next to this, his aim was to keep it as low-budget as possible. The real Café Racer spirit I guess!

The bike is painted with a combination of ink, all sorts of pigments and is finished with a 2k clear car coating.

This wasn’t his first project, and he recently finished a XS1100 for his brother-in-law as well.

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The finished bike!

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Besides a XS750 and a XS1100, he also is the owner of a XS850. Truly a XS fan, this Onno 🙂

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The XS750 has been updated a lot and the XS850 is already in his ownership for over 22 years!

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He is also a big Ben Bostrom fan, and wanted to share his special Ben Bostrom R1 as well. Well, for this time, since Ben is also a huge Café Racer fan (As we could have seen in the Café Racer TV series) we make a exception.

Ben Bostrom

 

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Ben Bostrom enjoying a Cafe Racer 🙂

Thanks for sharing your story Onno.

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