Bandit XR71 Replica

Discussion in 'WERA Vintage' started by riversbikes, Dec 27, 2018.

  1. riversbikes

    riversbikes Well-Known Member

    A fun build...
    Ear splitting muffler has been replaced with a new Vance and Hines muffler off of ebay. Wheels will be replaced with some Galespeeds I bought from Japan. Debating on whether I should paint the tank or not. Its a 1996 Bandit 1200, with Mikuni carbs. Bought it as a writeoff (cosmetic damage only) for $700 Canadian. GSXR1100 forks, custom rear subframe, Penske shock. Makes a whopping 112 HP and 88 foot pounds on the only dyno in my province. It's and "XR71" because that's when I was born...
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  2. 418

    418 Expert #59

  3. 83BSA

    83BSA Well-Known Member

    Nice. Don't paint the tank gives it more of a period race look.


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  4. superdino

    superdino Mowin' my lawn

    I did lots of track riding on a Bandit 1200, so crazy, so fun! This one looks extremely bad-ass with the killah front end swap.
  5. loser

    loser Well-Known Member

    I love, and want the SuperMono Decal.
  6. boyoboy

    boyoboy Well-Known Member

    cool ride @riversbikes
    may I ask what bike the front fairing is from?
  7. riversbikes

    riversbikes Well-Known Member

    Front fairing is from an 88 gsxr 750. Filled in the side air intakes because I have nothing to "intake" to...
  8. tzrboy

    tzrboy Working hard to play harder!

    Very cool oil head!

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