Gallery: Yard Built Yamaha VMax

Custom VMax next in Yamaha's unique Yard Built series.

Yamaha Yard Built VMax
The custom VMax features a monocoque tank/seat/tail unit, which is a trademark of the it roCkS!bikes shop. The goal for the build was to "give the VMax an entirely new image, enhancing and exploiting its drag racing capabilities."Courtesy of Yamaha

Yamaha has introduced another stunning custom motorcycle as part of its Yard Built series, this one based on the VMax and built by it roCkS!bikes. Scroll through the gallery below to see more images of the Yard Built VMax, and to find out more details about its construction

Yamaha Yard Built VMax
The drag racer influence is evident in the massive Mickey Thompson rear slick.Courtesy of Yamaha
Yamaha Yard Built VMax
The project is called CS_07 "Gasoline" and is the third Yard Built project from it roCkS!bikes.Courtesy of Yamaha
Yamaha Yard Built VMax
Alexandre Santos and Osvaldo Coutinho are from Portugal and have been building custom bikes since 2013 as "it roCkS!bikes."Courtesy of Yamaha
Yamaha Yard Built VMax
The handlebar grips, m-switch and m-blaze turn signals are from Motogadget. Clutch and brake master cylinders are from Brembo.Courtesy of Yamaha
Yamaha Yard Built VMax
Handmade stainless steel 4-into-2 headers are connected to a custom free-flow SC Project exhaust with carbon silencers.Courtesy of Yamaha
Yamaha Yard Built VMax
The stock tachometer remains but in a custom aluminum housing, and the VMax's additional display is also retained.Courtesy of Yamaha
Yamaha Yard Built VMax
The fairing is handcrafted from metal; the white/yellow/black color scheme is classic Yamaha; the build was completed at the end of 2015 and in part celebrates 30 years of the VMax and 60 years of Yamaha. The pain was airbrushed and then gloss varnished in-house by the builders.Courtesy of Yamaha
Yamaha Yard Built VMax
Custom-made spoke wheels are 3.5 x 18 front and 6.0 x 18 rear, with a 120/70-18 front Dunlop tire and the Mickey Thompson rear tire.Courtesy of Yamaha
Yamaha Yard Built VMax
The standard VMax fuel tank is located under the seat, and the Yard Built VMax features a false fuel tank (handcrafted from sheet metal), just as the standard VMax does. The seat itself as handmade leather.Courtesy of Yamaha
Yamaha Yard Built VMax
The CS_07 Gasoline's real fuel tank is a custom aluminum unit featuring the it roCkS!bikes motif.Courtesy of Yamaha
Yamaha Yard Built VMax
LSL rearsets and clip-ons put the rider in a position more suited for drag racing.Courtesy of Yamaha
Yamaha Yard Built VMax
The SC Project exhaust canister.Courtesy of Yamaha
Yamaha Yard Built VMax
Underseat fuel tank on the Yard Built VMax is accessed by this Rizoma fuel cap.Courtesy of Yamaha
Yamaha Yard Built VMax
Bling!Courtesy of Yamaha