‘T004 MooN’ Custom Yamaha XS650 by Thrive Motorcycles

Wood-burning stoves are exceptional in Indonesia, just like this bike. Barata Dwiputra, lead builder of Thrive Motorcycles had to re-imagine a classic 1968 yamaha XS650 starting from the idea of a stove. Putra Agung explains: “We asked the client, ‘What’s on your mind right now?’ and he answered, ‘A wood-burning stove.’” The stove in question turned out to be a Mendip Loxton, an angular English creation usually finished in a dark charcoal enamel.

 Info and images courtesy of Lennard Schuurmans © Thrive Motorcycles

Find Thrive on Instagram and Vimeo

Written By
More from Ionel Pascu
Vespa Cam
What happens when Vepsa Piaggio ventures from scooter design/ manufacturing to the...
Read More
Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

 

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.