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Flying Phantom (2017)

True to the concept of our "FasterXSR" kit that we developed for the Yamaha Yard Built, we used the first production sample to build a bike that we like to ride around with, so The Flying Phantom was born!! Named after the tire PHANTOM SPORTSCOMP provided by PIRELLI, we use the same R1 fork setup with R1 stock discs and caliper, trusted Beringer Brakes hand controls, motogadget grips, mirror, and bar end turn signals, plus full CNC billet "8" headlight and titanium tail pipe from MS PRO Parts Design, rear shock by Gears Racing, carbon fiber lightweight awesomeness from Rotobox, an ordinary XSR700 just turned a street hunting hooligan ride!!once again lovely photos by JL Photographs  

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YAMAHA YARD BUILT PROJECT: CORSA SCORCHER & SOIL SCORPION XSR700 TWIN BUILD (2017)

After the first Yard Built and get to understand more into the program, I got very excited to express my interpretation of the how it could be.and lucky enough, Shun gave me the green light of a second build, the XSR platform was an amazing base to start with, but I was struggling to choose between the 700 and the 900, I prefer the tubular frame from 700 and the power of 900 was appealing too, since I never ridden either of those, I try to talk to Shun for the suggestion, and what he told me just clear my mind, "it's not always about more power, it's the power/weight ratio that counts." and I knew I have to go...

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Ballistic Trident (2016)

This build was commissioned by MV Agusta Taiwan, to showcase the world what a MV Agusta can be done with Rough Crafts flavor.We try to capture the rich racing history of vintage MV Agusta with the newest model, the Brutale 800RR as the base, while looking at old pictures with MV racing vintage GP, we saw these old GP bikes with big dustbin full fairing, immediately I decided this is the biggest visual reference I want to put into the design, but the vintage dustbin fairing got a down side (also the reason it got banned from the race), it’ll face a big amount of side wind, also with a full fairing you’ll need to either make the faring very...

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Bavarian Fistfighter (2015)

The Rough Crafts R9T - The Bavarian Fistfighter, is a tribute to the past and mixing with the modern technology, BMW Motorrad is a brand that has a rich and long history in motorcycle, and one of Rough Crafts’ main design aesthetics is to blend the beautiful line from the past into modern finishing, so all the lines on the bike, from the tank that has the design hint from various old BMW gas tank and blend with Rough Crafts’ “signature cut”, the vintage rubber seat inspired single seat, to the vintage BMW snowflake wheels inspired custom one off billet CNC wheels and rotors… all the above, combine with the modern RnineT inverted forks, Brembo/Beringer brakes, custom rear shock from...

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