It's been a while between project posts part of the reason has been because I've been busy with a few other non-motorcycle related projects. I then realised I hadn't started a build diary for this little Yamaha 250 that I'd …Originally it was going to be a client build but there was a change in plans so I ended up keeping the donor.
I can't really remember another bike in the past 5 years that has created as much media stir as the Husqvarna Vitpilen 701. From the initial concepts to the final production machine there has always glowing praise for the Swedish …Even though it seems like a lifetime ago since these concepts were first released, seeing these bike in the flesh still still manage to bring out that initial excitement.
All the body work is complete and I spent an afternoon pulling everything apart ready for the sandblaster. Because the client had decided on stainless spokes I ended up cutting the rusted old ones to make removing the hubs easier.