meet the unusually square tailored thrive motorcycle t 005 cross meet the unusually square tailored thrive motorcycle t 005 cross
jun 19, 2015

meet the unusually square tailored thrive motorcycle t 005 cross

meet the unusually square tailored thrive motorcycle t 005 cross 
all images courtesy of thrive motorcycles

 

 

 

 

designed and built for a graphic designer, thrive motorcycles created the unique squarish shape ’t 005 cross’. based on the 2008 yamaha ‘scorpio’, the shop constructed a whole new sub frame to engineer a clean look under the seat and maximize the horizontal body frame. constructed from brushed aluminum plates, the ’t 005 cross’ is a complete custom job with a stainless steel exhaust, and distinctive handlebar layout.  

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thrive motorcycles blended the turning lights to ends of the handlebar

 

 

 

to guarantee more control, the team used a raised handlebar with exclusive clutch and brake levers and a smartphone mounting dashboard. in keeping with the minimal style thrive motorcycles blended the turning lights to ends of the handlebar. finishing touches like a custom skid plate to cover the engine from dirt and rocks, as well as modified footsteps with improved grips that match the chrome shifter and brake controls. thrive motorcycles ’t 005 cross’ was painted in two colors, ‘gun metal’ grey and solid black to give a distinctive contrast. the club is based in jakarta, indonesia and is on a mission to continually create expressive motorbikes for customers who love to ride.

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painted in two colors, ‘gun metal’ grey and solid black to give a distinctive contrast

 

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consists of a pair of 18” spoke rims with trial tread tires

 

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it features square headlight casing

 

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constructed from brushed aluminum plates

 

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the team used a raised handlebar with exclusive clutch and brake levers and a smartphone mounting dashboard

 

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engine comes from a 2008 yamaha ‘scorpio’

 

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a custom skid plate to cover the engine from dirt and rocks

 

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bespoke stainless steel exhaust

  • nice design as its unusual, which i like, but if you ever have been off road yourself you want something much mor roundish around the tank area. I can imagine all the bruising going on at the leg and knee departments when taking this thing into rough terrain, lol.

    sworddesign says:
  • Love it!
    really outstanding, radical design aesthetic.
    agree with @sworddesign on the all terrain riding comfort issue.. but as a cafe racer.. or even a daily driver.. its awesome

    chaitanyak says:
  • Not to mention the crouch. I think that the idea of using the squared shapes got in the way of actually creating a successful design.
    It looks like a fine execution of the design but following through with the concept was a bit compulsive.

    Ron Smith says:

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