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Jparrish
07-19-2016, 2:35 PM
My first Street bike; This is going to be a story of the ugliest bike that I could ever imagine owning. It all started out with getting this 1994 Yamaha Virago ( Photos will be in order ) as this ugly green bike with stupid Ram Horn like bars on it.. But it did sound good ( for a little bike ) I ran the piss out of it that way for a few months but then, well I wanted a bigger / bagger bike. Problem was I didn't have money at all so I started looking for a fairing & found one. Then I couldn't decide on the color so I changed that a few times also - cut stuff off & put stuff on.. It was fun. But then again I wanted a bigger bike / needed a bigger bike. Well long story short I've went through one bigger bike & now have another SO this one is BACK! and I am chopping it up.

Instagram: @jozeeparrish

The afternoon I first got the bike:
<a href="http://s684.photobucket.com/user/jozeeparrish/media/myvirago-og.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i684.photobucket.com/albums/vv206/jozeeparrish/myvirago-og.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo myvirago-og.jpg"/></a>

First GO with paint and the fairing:
<a href="http://s684.photobucket.com/user/jozeeparrish/media/as%20a%20bagger%201.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i684.photobucket.com/albums/vv206/jozeeparrish/as%20a%20bagger%201.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo as a bagger 1.jpg"/></a>

Painted Matte Black with the fairing:
<a href="http://s684.photobucket.com/user/jozeeparrish/media/as%20a%20bagger.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i684.photobucket.com/albums/vv206/jozeeparrish/as%20a%20bagger.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo as a bagger.jpg"/></a>

Then was going for a Mad Max Style, pass:
<a href="http://s684.photobucket.com/user/jozeeparrish/media/Mad%20max%20style.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i684.photobucket.com/albums/vv206/jozeeparrish/Mad%20max%20style.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo Mad max style.jpg"/></a>

Now we are getting to more current day, I made a custom seat & whatnot but was getting ready to bob it out:
<a href="http://s684.photobucket.com/user/jozeeparrish/media/before%20I%20cut%20the%20freme%201.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i684.photobucket.com/albums/vv206/jozeeparrish/before%20I%20cut%20the%20freme%201.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo before I cut the freme 1.jpg"/></a>

Right before I cut the frame:
<a href="http://s684.photobucket.com/user/jozeeparrish/media/before%20i%20cut%20the%20frame.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i684.photobucket.com/albums/vv206/jozeeparrish/before%20i%20cut%20the%20frame.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo before i cut the frame.jpg"/></a>

Right after I cut the frame:
<a href="http://s684.photobucket.com/user/jozeeparrish/media/as%20a%20bobber.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i684.photobucket.com/albums/vv206/jozeeparrish/as%20a%20bobber.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo as a bobber.jpg"/></a>

How its currently setting right now, I like the front end look right this second:
<a href="http://s684.photobucket.com/user/jozeeparrish/media/virago%20as%20a%20bobber.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i684.photobucket.com/albums/vv206/jozeeparrish/virago%20as%20a%20bobber.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo virago as a bobber.jpg"/></a>