Custom motorcycle designer Greg Hageman has been on a roll lately when it comes to designing awesome bikes. His Yamaha XV1100 was unbelievable. Now, he is back with a transformed Yamaha Virago, and it looks pretty darn good.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nGreg Hageman has an eye for beauty and visual balance. He turned the Virago's clumsy lines into a sleek and cohesive bike. He took a 95 VX750 that had been sitting in a garage collecting dust and fixed a 2008 Yamaha R1 front end onto the motorcycle. The entire front end of the R1 was used\u2014including the brakes, upside-down forks and 17-inch wheel. Hageman kept the Virago\u2019s 15-inch wheel and stock drum brake on the rear of the bike. Both front and back wheels were powder-coated black with stainless steel spokes and wrapped with Dunlop K555s.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nA Tuffside caf\u00e9 racer seat was made especially for this bike by builder Chris Chappell. He moulded the seat from ABS plastic using a vacuum moulding machine. Then the seat was upholstered in marine-grade vinyl. For the taillight, Hageman sourced a unique LED taillight from eBay. The tail light incorporates both signal and brake lights.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSince the VX1100 had a good motor, Hageman simply upgraded the twin Hitachi piston-valve carburettors with Dynojet internals. A custom exhaust system terminates with JAMA pipes and SuperTrapp mufflers. For the final touch, Hageman painted the gas tank white and red. The paint scheme gives the bike a 70s-era look. The finished bike is a masculine, yet elegant 70\u2019s caf\u00e9 racer.\r\nCheck it out\r\nHave you subscribed to Man of Many? You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.