CUSTODIAL SENTENCE
Back Street Heroes|September 2020
IN PREVIOUS ISSUES WE’VE SHOWN YOU A COUPLE OF BIKES THAT’RE UNDER THE CARE OF JIM GREENE, NAMELY HIS ‘SWEETLEAFE’ TRIUMPH, AND PLUNGERED BSA SHOOTING STAR, AND THE LITTLE VIRAGO YOU SEE HERE IS YET ANOTHER MACHINE FOR WHICH JIM HAS BEEN CUSTODIAN FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS.
DAVE MANNING
HE got hold of the Yamaha back in May 2012, although it was actually featured within the pages of your favorite custom bike magazine a full eight years before that, in issue 240. Unlike Sweatleafe, the bike isn’t exactly as it was for its first appearance as, aside from a few minor mechanical changes, it'd also had that stunning multi-hued orange and silver paint job, meticulously applied by Didi Custom Paint up in Glenrothes, in the midst of the Kingdom of Fife… but we’re getting ahead of ourselves a little here, let’s get back to when it was first created.

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