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Tevan Morgan’s 1972 Yamaha XS2

Fabricator/Designer Hugh Owings tells the story of 19-year-old Tevan Morgan and his first motorcycle build: a ’72 Yamaha XS2. Tevan worked on this build for over two years. It’s stunning to say the least.

Studio photos By Frank Bott

“When I started Hugh’s HandBuilt in my Basement/Garage, his Grandfather was my neighbor. One day his Granddad came down to the shop and asked if Tevan could earn some side money working in the shop with me. I looked at this dopey 17-year-old, and thought ‘Oh hell…’”