Classified Moto XV920R6-R specification
Owner: Bob Ranew, North Carolina, USA
Basis: 1982 Yamaha Virago XV920R
Front suspension: 2009 Yamaha YZF R6-R with modified triple tree and upgraded bearings
Rear suspension: 2008 Yamaha YZF R6-S shortened and modified to mate to the XV frame with a Triumph Daytona adjustable shock
Tires: Dunlop D616 180/55-17 (rear), Metzeler ME880 130/80-17 (front)
Tank: Ubiquitous but awesome Benelli Mojave 360 tank, nickel plated with paint by our buddy Barry Griffin of Richmond, VA.
Exhaust: Custom with modified Moto Guzzi California pipe and NOS scrambler style heat shield
Controls: Custom foot controls left and right with left side perforated metal sprocket guard, nickel plated. Top mounted dirt bike bars with Oury grips.
Lights & gauges: Minimum required in Virginia. Headlight is 5 3/4-inch unit with custom nickel-plated cage made from used spokes. No turn indicators. Taillight and Acewell gauge from Dime City Cycles.
Fuel & Air: Carbs tuned for 2-into-1 exhaust and pod filter
Electrics: Simplified harness with battery mounted underneath the swing arm.
Seat: Custom seat rails, pan and foam with cover sewn by our buddy Devin’s delightful and patient mom.