The Cream of Yard Built

Yamaha became one of the prime movers in the custom bike movement with its Yard Built programme. The company asked leading artisans to ‘provide inspirational ideas on how to transform modern Yamaha models’ and as an incentive, it offered each builder an opportunity to produce unique aftermarket kits and sell them to Yamaha customers.


We first got to hear about 4H10 when our friend Gotz sent in his picture of a bunch of guys trail riding on urban bikes, plunged axle-deep in mud. 'Mad bastards,' we thought, and then realised the ring-leaders were 4H10 - two guys who ride through Paris late into the night when all the tonka toys are tucked up in bed. But the bike's they're building are even more mind-blowing...