Firstly we should talk about what one of these amazing Yamaha products looked like stock, straight from the dealership.
Yamaha Roadstar Warrior:
Years Produced: 2002-2009.
Engine: Fuel Injected V-Twin with a capacity of 1700cc
Drive: Belt drive connected to a 5 speed transmission
Suspension: Inverted Telescopic forks with 135mm (5.3″) travel Rear Shock with 110mm (4.3″) travel
Fuel Capacity: 15L (4 gal.)
Fuel Consumption: 16 KPL (38mpg)
Ground Clearance: 155mm (6″)
Weight: 293 kg (658 lbs.)
Now that we have gone over that lets talk about some of the modifications that have been made during the creation of Yoshi, The Ultimate Warrior!
Some of the modifications include:
◊Firstly is the paint. Its Soviet Army Green, just slightly more green that typical US Army Green.
◊The headlight is from an old Ukrainian Dnepr motorcycle.
◊The front fender from a Russian Izh-49.
◊The rear fender custom made by a friend in Canada.
◊A surplus Soviet mess can added to hold an air compressor
◊Saddle bags made from surplus US Army ammo cans.
◊Turn signals on the front are from a 1950’s era Dodge pick up.
◊The gas tank widened to give an extra 5 liters of fuel.
◊The rear has been modified to raise the bike to give 180mm (7″) of ground clearance.
◊Custom made exhaust with exhaust wrap.