For Sale: The W07 Mission by Wayders…
Launched in 2005, the Yamaha MT (Grasp of Torque) sequence of ordinary / bare bikes has been a highly-lauded hit amongst moto journalists and on a regular basis riders, and the parallel-twin MT-07 has remained a prime canine within the middleweight bare class:
“The MT has been one in every of Yamaha’s best-selling bikes within the US because it was launched, as a FZ, in 2014, with a complete of 25,000 offered… What’s it about this machine that offers it such broad enchantment?” –Cycle World
CW contends the sporty normal delivers on a number of fronts: prepared torque and agility, simple to trip nature, and worth for the cash. What’s extra, most profitable bikes have an X issue, a personality or spirit you’ll be able to’t fairly nail down on paper — and the MT-07 appears to have it.
That stated, we’ve by no means been very drawn to the inventory MT-07’s aesthetics, and a few veteran riders have wished the bike had been honed right into a sharper device by way of efficiency.
That’s the place our buddies Didier Hermann and Olivier Nadrin of Belgium’s Wayders stepped in. Didier has fairly the technical pedigree because the founding father of Tuning Field, whereas Olivier has a wealth of design and communications expertise — chances are you’ll bear in mind the duo from their Yamaha XT600 road tracker we featured in 2021.
Now they’re again with “The W07 Mission,” primarily based on a 2020 Yamaha MT-07. Under, they offer us the complete rundown of the modifications, which come collectively to create a placing customized with a brat / café racer taste…which is now on the market!
If you happen to’re on this customized MT-07 from one of many world’s hottest new workshops, attain out to Olivier Nadrin at email@example.com for extra info.
MT-07 Customized: Within the Builder’s Phrases…
Beginning with the entrance, a USD Yamaha MT-09 fork was tailored and put in, the unique yokes had been modified, and a 3D-printed piece was designed with a purpose to mount a brand new speedometer.
We’re positioned some adjustable clipons with Brembo brake/clutch levers excellent for that racy look, in addition to a spherical LED headlight with a hand-crafted assist.
The tank is an extensively modified unit. The unique gas cap has been built-in and a hydropainting has been made, taking inspiration from a Bell Bullitt carbon helmet completed with a milled aluminium Wayders emblem.
The rear body was fully redesigned. We additionally 3D-printed a assist and built-in an LED tail gentle. Lifting the magnetic seat will reveal a hand-crafted matching pockets from Journey Machine Firm.
Then there’s a Wilbers rear shock, an SC Mission exhaust, and a few velocity stacks with a grid. For a extra aesthetic look we positioned a rear brake grasp cylinder with an built-in oil tank and a set of understated milled footrests.
A customized handmade chain guard was made and in addition we 3D-printed radiator cowl as effectively a customized engine chain guard.
Lastly we selected to suit some Pirelli Rally STR tires to present a scrambler contact; we’d set up some race tires quickly with yellow stickers on them.
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