Yamaha Yard Built - XR9 Carbona

 

XR9 by Bottpower


The philosophy behind Yamaha’s Yard Built program is to show what is possible when the custom industry’s most creative mindsare let loose on a standard production bike. In the last few years we’ve seen some incredible two-wheeled masterpieces emerge from workshops all over Europe, and the new XR9 Carbona by Bottpower is surely one of the most radical Yamaha Yard Built specialsever seen.Compact, aggressive and light, the XR9 Carbona is designed to deliver a high level of performance on those twisty and challenging open roads thatgetevery rider’sadrenaline flowing. The story began in 2017 when Bottpower specials won two ofthe categories at the iconic Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado, USA –one of the world’s oldest and most famous races run overa treacherous 19.99km road course with 156 turns and an elevation gain of 1,440 metres.

XR9

“The XR9 Carbona isinspired by our Pikes Peak victories. With its strong torque and compact chassis, we realized that the CP3-powered Yamaha XSR900 was the ideal base for this dynamicnew Yard Built special,” commented Bottpower manager David Sánchez. “Firstly our goal was to create a cool and fast bike with a modern and aggressive look –and we also wanted to be able to develop a ‘plug and play’ kit that would enable any Yamaha XSR900 or CP3 Platform owner to transform their bike into theXR9.”“Using our extensive experience with composites and 3D printing, we introduced Yamaha R-series elements like the hidden round headlights to create the feeling of a race bike with a numberplate,” explains Bottpower’s senior designer Hugo van Waaijen. “The XR9 Carbona features a lot of optical mass around the engine meaning a stubby front and short rear –and when looking from the ¾ front view it reminded us of a Pitbull with strong muscular shoulders (the fuel tank) and a hunched look which creates a powerful stance.”

XR9

While many of Yamaha’sYard Built bikes are ‘one-off’ specials aimed at inspiring owners to create their own unique motorcycle, the Bottpower Carbona XR9 kit will fitstraight on to any existing XSR900or CP3 Platform withoutthe need for modifications to the frame.The XR9 Carbona kit includes a fuel tank cover with integrated carbon fibre air intakes, carbon fibre seat & tail including alcantara saddle, tail & signal lights, front number plate, with integrated LED position lights, radiator covers with winglets, high/low beam headlights, license plate holder, sprocket cover and belly pan.

XR9

XR9

XR9




Builder: Bottpower
Base Model: XSR900

 

MORE YARD BUILT MODELS:

 

XSR700
Custom Dragster by Workhorse Speed Shop
Rural Racer by Velomacchi
Fast Father & Faster Son by Greg Hageman
Apex Rules by Walz Werk
Urban Advantage by Down & Out MC
Orbiter by Maria Riding Company
Hanko by Woodman
8 Dayz by Young Gun Speed Shop
The Slider by Jigsaw Customs
XS700-R by Café Racer SSpirit
Double Style by Rough Crafts
Otokomae by AD HOC Cafe Racer
Faster Son by Shinya Kimura
Super 7 by JVB-MOTO
XSR700 by Bunker Custom Motorcycles

SCR950
SCR950 by Palhegyi
Chequered Scrambler by Brat Style

XSR900
XR9 Carbona by Bottpower
Alter by Dab Motors
Type 11 by Auto Fabrica
Stardust by OMT Garage
TZ750 Styling by Jeff Palhegyi Designs
Faster Wasp by Roland Sands
Monkeebeast by Wrenchmonkees

VMAX
CS-07 Gasoline by it roCkS!bikes
INFRARED by JvB-Moto
Hypermodified by Marcus Walz
Hypermodified by Ludovic Lazareth
Hypermodified by Roland Sands

Bolt
Space Explorer by Lucky Cat Garage
D-Side by Deus Ex Machina
Ultra by GS Mashin
El Ratón Asesino by Marcus Walz
Boltage by Bender
Bolt by Broward Motorsports
Speed Iron by Moto di Ferro
Son of Time by Numbnut Motorcycles
Pure Sports by Low Ride
Bolt by Doc's Chops
Bolt by Palhegyi Design
Bolt by Chappell Customs
Playa del Rey by Matt Black Custom Designs
The Face by Kingston
Bolt by Low and Mean
Bolt by Rooke Customs
Bolt by Roland Sands
Bolt by Sesto Custom Cycles
Bolt by Burly Brand
Bolt by M&M Customs

SR400
SR400 by Krugger
Homage by Bender Brothers
Gibbonslap by Wrenchmonkees
Stallion & Bronco by KEDO
Lightening by Deus
CS_05 by it roCkS!bikes
B.S.R. by Brat Style
 
OTHER
XJR1300 by Deus Ex Machina
XJR1300 by Wrenchmonkees
XJR1300 by Deus Ex Machina
XJR1300 by Keino
XJR1300 by Rough Crafts
XJR1300 by El Solitario
XJR1300 by Numbnut Motorcycles
XJR1300 by Iron Heart
XJR1300 by it roCkS! Bikes
XJR1300 by Wrenchmonkees


Yard Built - Dealer Build Home