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V-Max Custom

Urban Fighter: Yamaha V-Max by Motocrew

Old-school V4 muscle meets 21st-century style… Introduced in 1984, the original Yamaha V-Max was the ultimate muscle bike, a two-wheeled hot rod boasting an 1198cc liquid-cooled V4 that made a pavement-buckling 145 horsepower and 90 […]

Yamaha RD400 Restomod

Ultimate RD: Yamaha RD400 Restomod

An 80-bhp Harris/Mark Dent RD400 Special… Introduced in 1975 to replace the RD350, the Yamaha RD400 would quickly become the alpha wolf of the late 70s sport middleweights, producing ~40 horsepower at 7000 rpm. Front […]

Yamaha XT600E Scrambler

Yamaha XT600 Army Scrambler

LDK’s Spanish workshop builds a military-inspired XT600 scrambler… Available from 1990-2004, the Yamaha XT600 was the latest evolution of the four-valve air-cooled singles that began with the legendary XT500, winner of the first two Paris-Dakar […]

Yamaha RD350 Resto

RD Rescue: 1975 Yamaha RD350 Resto

A California husband and wife rescue and rebuild an abandoned RD… Introduced in 1973, the Yamaha RD350 (RD for “Race Developed”) was an evolution of the beloved R5 350, featuring seven ports instead of five […]

Suzuki GT380 Street Tracker

French Smoker: Suzuki GT380 Street Tracker

A father/son street smoker from France! Introduced in 1971, the Suzuki GT380 was the smallest sibling of the mighty GT750 “Water Buffalo.” Known as the Sebring on American shores, the 371cc air-cooled triple made 38 […]