Octavia is the first solo build from Hyde Designs after a collaboration with HOUT BAY CUSTOMS on Jekyll.
She is built on the skeleton of a BMW G650 X Challenge.
TANK Steel. Welded together by Zane at WeldMate.
TAIL Fibreglass housing. Holds all relays, fuses and diagnostics plug.
SUBFRAME Custom design. 2mm Steel square bar.
FRONT FORKS Lowered original forks with Yamaha R1 springs, and insides machined. Work done by Gerhard at RaceBox.
WHEELS 18" Rear. 17" Front. From a Suzuki Bandit.
RADIATOR A more modest radiator from a BMW K1200. Housed in a fibreglass case.
AIR INTAKE BMC Cone filter.
HANDLE BARS Yamaha Clip Ons
SPEEDOMETRE SpeedHut USA
GRIPS AND MIRRORS Max Inc
ENGRAVING Beautifully done by Rob at Dynamic Engravers
SEAT Single piece foam core
LEATHERWORK Deon at Leatherman D
PHOTOGRAPHY BY MR DES ELLIS www.desellis.co.za