Awesome Yamaha YZ450F by Drake McElroy
This is the kind of bikes brought into the spotlight by the 1 Motorcycle Show: awesome machines which have been created for the very sake of building a bike to please its owner. We're talking complete disregard of certain styling confinements and routines: the resulting bike is a true-to-life representation of its creator's mind and soul, so we might say we're looking deep in the builders' hearts.
Drake loaded his YS450F with Race Tech shocks, a custom factory FMF pipe with wrapping, Beringer brakes and master cylinder, while the tank is home-made from fiberglass. The added cowhide leatherwork is as stunning as it is strange for such a supermotard build, but we were amazed to admit it simply fits.
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