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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”