Some fresh exhaust pipework is also present, running a two-into-one layout that ends in a reverse megaphone muffler on the right. With the engine-related work out of the way, Ellaspede’s attention turned to the GB250’s rear end. It took more than one attempt to find a saddle suitable for what Brendan had in mind, but the lads eventually settled on a flat bench seat from Nitroheads.
It’s upholstered in black leather and accompanied by a slim LED lighting strip at the back. Posh turn signals are attached to the rearmost portion of the subframe, one on each side of a new rear fender. This bespoke mudguard carries a bare-bones license plate bracket, and it’s complemented by a second, custom-built fender at the other end.
The wheels were enveloped in retro-looking Deluxe Champion rubber from Firestone, which won’t be everyone’s cup of tea since they prioritize form over function. It’s what Brendan wanted, though, and Ellaspede’s artisans were happy to oblige. Front-end lighting comes from a six-inch headlamp and Posh blinkers just like those we’ve seen at the rear. You’ll notice CNC-machined triple clamps in that same area, but there’s a lot going on in the cockpit, too.
Twin aftermarket dials sit right ahead of a low-profile handlebar, which bears Biltwell grips and underslung bar-end mirrors. The forks and front brake caliper got rebuilt to keep handling nice and smooth, though we’re not told whether the rear drum brake and shocks experienced a similar treatment. Although the paintwork looks pretty simple from afar, a closer inspection will reveal otherwise.
Items such as the swingarm, wheels, and frame have all been wrapped in a layer of satin-black powder coating. On the other hand, the fuel tank and fenders received a gloss-black base topped with an off-white central stripe that runs from front to back. Well, we can totally see why Brendan didn’t just stop at a few simple mods here and instead decided to go all-in.