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of a custom Yamaha, and you’d pick a mid-size SR or XS model. But it like the spotlight is now drifting the mighty XJR. And if that more machines like low-riding XJR1200 from we’re all for it.

‘Sunburn’ was built by Coutinho and Alexandre Santos, and engineers from Oporto. And they’re engineers, this ’97 is no pipewrap-and-Firestones job.

The XJR is big and heavy—about 233kg or 510 lbs—so the job was to reduce weight and size. The was stripped down and everything from the engine, the core of the and the swingarm was junked. The machine now the scales at just under or 440 lbs.

The forks and brake are now from a Yamaha YZF, and the double shocks have replaced by a monoshock. The rear of the frame was cut and re-engineered to fit, and the above the engine was reinforced to the damping load. The swingarm was to become a cantilever unit and a box hiding a small gel battery.

The 98 bhp air-cooled engine was in good so the internals were left Instead, it’s been to custom-made velocity stacks and a stainless steel exhaust A retune has boosted output to bhp beyond stock, and Goodridge now feed a high-performance PWR oil cooler.

The original wheels are gone, by a much lighter set of XJR1300 17” tubeless rims, with powdercoat, gold nipples and They’re shod with Pilot Road rubber. The have been upgraded larger discs all round, new and top-class ISR master cylinders.

supplied the Motoscope Pro digital m-Blaze Cone indicators and push-button controls.

The custom upper bodywork is a fabrication. Yes, the tank, and rear section are a single that can be released by removing one screw—a trademark of Osvaldo and builds. And very sharp it too.

“The bike very light and the engine out to be a powerhouse,” the boys report. “A café racer! Below it’s a little sleepy but there on, it just shoots up to the red pushing us to go faster!”

‘Sunburn’ was a commission and has gone to its new but if you want to follow Osvaldo and builds, head over to the it Facebook page .

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