Sydney Cafe Racers turn dirt into gold…

Sydney Cafe Racers' Yamaha XT 600

Sydney Cafe Racers' Yamaha XT 600

The folks associated with Sydney Cafe Racers have been doing some very fine work on bikes of every vintage, and every origin.  Lately, we have been finding ourselves drawn to the less typical donor bikes, turned into things of raw power and beauty…

The Yamaha XT 600 in it's original form

The Yamaha XT 600 in it's original form, courtesy of Dirtriders

The bike in the photo above is the Yamaha XT 600 in it’s virgin form, before being cut, chopped, worked and welded into a gorgeous Mongrel.  There are so many Honda CB and Yamaha XS out there, turned into the Cafe style, that it’s refreshing to see some people thinking outside the box.

Yamaha XT 600 Mongrel - up close

Yamaha XT 600 Mongrel - up close

Kudos for choosing a bike that is rarely seen in this form, and doing some mods that stick to a tradition, in a non-traditional way…

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