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El Solitario Winning Loser Motorcycle

El Solitario Winning Loser Motorcycle 1

This one-of-a-kind cafe racer is about as custom as it gets.  The crew at El Solitario in Spain built this one-off motorcycle for a competition where resources were limited, but time and creativity were not.  With a vintage Yamaha SR250, about $1300 in parts and over 500 hours of manual muscle, El Solitario designed and built the “Winning Loser” motorcycle, the perfect bike for the anti-hero.  Its rough and rugged visual theme belies its precise engineering, as this bike wasn’t built just to impress a few judges, it is an every-day rider for its owner.  We love the visual character in the custom gas tank, the cafe-style seat and the paint-chipped exhaust.  It looks like the bike the quintessential bad-guy-gone-right would ride in the typical Hollywood movie of the 1970s.  [via bikeexif]

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