1980 Yamaha XT500 Backbone

Modifications include:
Modified CT175 gas tank
Shaved and modified frame, double hoop in rear, additional brackets
New bars and controls with Rizoma grips
Dominator headlight – modified, Cree LED bulb
Custom CNC/fabricated faceplate/headlight mount
Rebuilt front forks
Billet Oil cap – Motolana
Backbone theme running front to back
Custom split seat with high density race foam and upholstery by New Church Moto – matching handlebar pad with zipper
Frenched in taillight from Low Brow Customs with Cree LED bulb
Custom exhaust with SuperTrapp muffler and DEI exhaust wrap
Custom mounting plate with interchangeable mounts for 1 gallon Rotopax fuel can or Kriega waterproof saddlebag
Rear fender fabricated with electrical box and two lit aluminum push buttons for power and lights
Rims powdercoated graphite gray
New Progressive rear shocks
Motor painted – high temp VHT
Moose handguards
38mm Mikuni carb with K&N filter
Modified ATV crash bar
Large aftermarket footpegs
Aftermarket skid plate
TKC 80s
Custom aluminum badges for gas tank
Custom fabricateded heelguards from aluminum tubing
Lengthened kickstand
Shaved steering lock

Awards:
Rockerbox – Best in Show
Ride Apart – Bike of the Week
Bike Shed – Ali’s Top 14

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