Bare Metal Yamaha XS360 by Sean Dunlap

Bare metal bikes are a matter of instant love or hate, and Sean Dunlap's take on a '77 Yamaha XS360 is the best showcase.
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Photo: Sean Dunlap
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We fell in love with the bike the very second we saw it, despite the fact that we knew it wasn't meant for the long rides we like... and if you take a look at the seat, you'll understand pretty soon yourselves, too.

But is some city brawl is on the weekend menu, then we'd ride Sean's build like we stole it. An SX360 is no wonder-bike, but we can vouch Sean's turns a lot of heads. We not only liked the cold shine of the bare metal and the simple, yet amazing contrast with the red frame.

We kept on gazing for minutes at this bike trying to figure which element is the one that makes this bike stand from the crowd. Some said it's the retro racing styling, while most of us agreed its the bare simplicity and nakedness which makes all the difference.

And Sean's bike seems to say something in the vein of "I know I am old, and small, but believe me: I'm all you need for a fun ride". Picked from The 1 Moto.
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