Before there was Bratstyle...
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Before there was Bratstyle...

March 31, 2008

... there was American flat trackers.

These are some of my favorites:


Honda XR250


Yamaha XS650 Wayne Rainey tribute bike



CL350 Honda. That tank graphic says, "Oriental Triumph."


Yamaha '77 TT500

All of them are the inspiration for my next losing venture: this '71 Honda CL450 street tracker:


This is all I've got so far, but it didn't look this good a week ago. Our friend Rob at Intense Cycles (the bicycle company) donated the basket case for this labor of love. We'll keep you posted right here.