Main menu

1994 Yamaha YZF750R

Buying a bike that isn't a project is a lot more of a lottery than buying a box of bits for peanuts. An MOT conveys an air of usability that may or may not be deserved. When this bike came up on gumtree and turned out to be just down the road I thought I'd take look.

1994 Yamaha YZF750R

The bike was in reasonable condition, the only concerns were are a crack in the fairing around the headlight and a very rusty looking shock absorber.

1994 Yamaha YZF750R fairing

Otherwise, the engine sounded great and pulled well, the handling was instantly confident and it was surprisingly comfortable. So I took the plunge. With a good 9 months to run on the MOT I didn't do much to the bike until that MOT ran out.

Start Date: October 2016

Purchase Price: £1050

Frame Number: 4HD

Engine Number:

Workshop

The workshop section aims to breakdown the general tasks when you are restoreing a bike, things like paint, wheels etc. rather than the specifics of each project.more

Projects

This section of the website covers current projects, all at various stages.There's a Honda NSR, some old Huskies and a few italian v-twins...more

Gallery

A pictures worth a good few words - particularly if your fond of taking things apart and trying to figure out how they might go back together.more