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The NeverEnding Story: This SR500 took 7 years to build

The NeverEnding Story: This SR500 took 7 years to build

A hot-rodded Yamaha SR500 scrambler by Simple Sycles
Building a decent custom motorcycle is a far more intensive process than some might realize. Joseph Savor found this out the hard way: it took him seven years to finish this little firecracker of a Yamaha SR500.

Joseph’s based in Sydney, Australia, and customizes bikes part time as Simple Sycles. This SR isn’t his only custom build, but it was the one he started with—and it’s been in a constant state of evolution since. “I’m equally happy and sad to say it’s version four,” he quips.

A hot-rodded Yamaha SR500 scrambler by Simple Sycles
It all started when Joseph bought his first bike: a customized Yamaha SR400 from a well-known local shop. He soon developed an itch to build his own bike, figuring it’d be a walk in the park.…

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