When you think of a vintage café bike two things come to mind. The thought of blasting down open backroads with Creedence Clearwater stuck in your head, and wondering each and every morning; is my bike going to start today? Cafe's are cool. Reliable they are not. It comes with the territory. But I guarantee you every classic bike owner contemplates cashing in their antique for a reliable new bike once every riding season. Thanks to the new XSR900 from Yamaha that decision became a lot more appealing.
The new XSR900 is everything you dream about when you put together the ultimate café restomod in your head. You love that old CB750, but you want it to lose a hundred pounds and the sissy bar your uncle installed before you can carve the canyons or frequent the coffee shops. Yamaha's neo retro naked bike does everything you wish your classic did. Modern controls. Disk brakes front and rear. Drive by wire throttle. Turn signals that actually work. Inverted forks that wont shatter your wrists. This bike can't get any more classically cool in a modern context. For more information check out the full review at bikeexif.com