SUZUKI RG250 GAMMA Brought bang into the 21st Cen­tury, how about build­ing one Mr Yamaha?


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I’m a big fan of the par­al­lel twin RG250 Gamma – all three ver­sions of it. Suzuki were brave in the styling stakes in the 80s and they got all the Gam­mas bang-on in terms of looks. I’ve owned two

Frame nicked from a Gla­dius, the wheels are GSX-S1000 and the calipers GSX-R600.

A blend of Mk2 and Mk3 Gamma, the front cowl fea­tures twin head­lights and a screen that once lived on a scooter. Gam­mas and cur­rently run a 350YPVS Yam­magamma, which is still at the 96% com­ple­tion stage.

The first con­cept I did of a Mk2 Gamma was back in 2008 but it didn’t re­ally take the orig­i­nal de­sign any­where new. I re­alised then that cer­tain de­signs are re­ally, re­ally dif­fi­cult to im­prove on and that was one of them. I up­dated the Mk3 Gamma last year and quite pleased with how it turned out.

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