Sidewinder V8 Chopper Bike

Since we began this website almost two years ago, I have written close to 150 posts about interesting, rare, and unusual cars that I have seen. Of those posts, only one has been about a motorcycle – and it was to make fun of the owner’s tasteless customizations to his Yamaha R1.

While I have a passion for cars, motorcycles are a topic which I know virtually nothing about. They just do not interest me the same way that cars do. But a while back, I came across one very special motorcycle that really got my attention: the Sidewinder V8 bike.

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You Must Be Joking – Airbrushed Yamaha R1

“Oh dear God!” The words fell out of my mouth and on to the pavement as I walked past this atrocity in the parking lot of a local restaurant. Here we have a Yamaha R1 sport bike which combines two of my least favorite things: motorcycles and the new “Dark Knight” movies.

The bike’s body panels are custom painted with the Joker from the “Dark Knight” movie series. From the embroidered seat to the color-matched wheels, they really went all out on this thing. This bike is the very definition of “tasteless.”

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