VIDEO – THE LUCHADOR (YAMAHA XSR155)

‘The Luchador’ was born on March 2020. Studio Motor started to build a brand new Yamaha XSR155 after Yamaha Motor Indonesia invited us to join their program, Yamaha Yard Built Indonesia. We made two design for this project and finally We choose Cafe Racer style, We just wanted something more than the standard offering from this bike. The biggest idea was to built something original on a love of old school look and like a legend said “As a Sport Heritage Motorcycle this bike must have a respect for all legendary bikes from the past”.

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THE LUCHADOR – YAMAHA XSR155 ’20

Written by Donny Ariyanto

If you’ve been following the custom scene for the past few years, you should already know about Yamaha’s “Yard Built” program. The program kicked off with the brutal MonkeeFist XJR133 by Wrenchmonkees. Yamaha know very well, in all over the world Yamaha owners have a dream to creating their own motorcycle and Yamaha seek to enable these dreams by asking talented builder to provide inspirational ideas on how to transform modern Yamaha models into ‘Yard Built’ specials. Continue reading “THE LUCHADOR – YAMAHA XSR155 ’20”

THE SKINNY – YAMAHA XS650 ’80

Written by Aries

In the space of less than a year in the late 1960’s two Japanese heavyweights released motorcycles that would go on to be hugely popular in the modern custom bike scene. First Yamaha with its XS-650 and then Honda with the CB-750. While the Honda is considered the first Superbike and was designed to seek and destroy its British rivals, the Yamaha was based on classic styling and an engine as Brit as Big Ben. Continue reading “THE SKINNY – YAMAHA XS650 ’80”

THE HEAT – YAMAHA SCORPIO 225 ’04

Written by Aries

The custom bike scene, like pretty much everything else in life, has trends. A while ago, every bikes that we received from customers just need to changed Cafe Racer and Firestone. Now these trends come and go. Like now, chopper motorcycle are very dominant in every event, especially when our President, Jokowi, bought a chopper motorcycle from one of garage in Jakarta. Suddenly, Indonesian Kustom Scene was infected with the chopper virus…:lol. Continue reading “THE HEAT – YAMAHA SCORPIO 225 ’04”

BANASPATI – YAMAHA YZF R25 ’15

Written by Donny Ariyanto

“We have an idea, let’s make it a Modern Cafe Racer’. And that’s how the build started. From a sport fairing ornament, the 2015 Yamaha YZF-R25 was changed into the impressive piece of machinery you see before you today. Built over the course of two weeks, using original parts from the bike and anything else that fell to hand in the workshop, it was a success attempt to enter the new look and it has to be different. Continue reading “BANASPATI – YAMAHA YZF R25 ’15”