Post Sale Update: This XV was sold off of eBay to Bike-urious commenter czmx!
The 80s have become the inspiration for many new factory designs, and the decade has brought us many starting points for the customs we read about today. The Yamaha XV920 is one of those bikes we often read about having been customized with an R6 front end and chopped frame. Before they were fashion statements however, they were a comfortable mode of two-wheeled transport with a 75 degree V-Twin aimed directly at competing with the Harley-Davidson Sportster.
This 1981 XV920R (VIN: JYA5H1000BA000576) seems to have done just that, remaining stock and being well cared for in its current California home. The owner gave it the respect it deserved, keeping it garaged and covered for its 18,325 mile lifespan. The paint is bright, the chrome is reflective, and the motor runs strong. The Buy it Now price of $2,950 offers a great starting point for a running and driving custom build, or simply remaining true to Japanese motorcycling heritage. Offers are accepted, and you can find a breakdown of the specifications to spark inspiration here on Motorcycle Specs.
Find this XV920R for sale in Pleasant Hill, California with a BIN of $2,950 or best offer