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Posts Tagged ‘Yamaha’

  • Two-Wheel Tuesday: Japanese Motorcycle Barn Find

    Jul 16, 13 • Featured, Vintage Motorcycles1 Comment
    Two-Wheel Tuesday: Japanese Motorcycle Barn Find

    Not that I want to turn this into a motorcycle blog, but my pal Jay Holdash forwarded this Craigslist posting from Portland, Oregon, detailing a collection of Japanese motorcycles up for sale for $60,...

  • Motorcycle Monday: Trials Bikes of the 1970s

    Motorcycle Monday: Trials Bikes of the 1970s

    Gather ’round, young’uns, and listen while we take you back to the 1970s, when motorcycles sold so powerfully in the United States that the manufacturers were able to build more than a couple of 600cc sport bikes and cruisers. That’s right, motorcycle builders sold anything from street-oriented dirtbikes, dirt-oriented streetbikes, water-cooled, two-stroke triples, shaft-driven, air-cooled ...

  • Motorcycle Monday: Yamaha TW200

    Motorcycle Monday: Yamaha TW200

    My name is Lindsay, and I am addicted to dual sport motorcycles. Big or small, I love them all. Dual sports tend to be the oddballs of the motorcycle world, and I have a fondness for the most peculiar of the breed. One of the most unusual is the Yamaha TW200. What other dual sport ...

  • Motorcycle Monday: Fathers and Their Motorcycles

    Jun 17, 13 • Vintage Motorcycles1 Comment
    Motorcycle Monday: Fathers and Their Motorcycles

    Yesterday was Father’s Day, and my dad is the reason I ride motorcycles. So, rather than focus on one specific motorcycle this week, I thought I’d say a little about my dad’s scoots. (Also, I sort of poked fun at him for being an old, cheap KLR rider last week, so I owe him one.)...

  • Super Single: 1986 Yamaha SRX-6

    May 20, 13 • Motorcycles3 Comments
    Super Single: 1986 Yamaha SRX-6

    In 1985, those clever Japanese folks at Yamaha had the bright idea to release a standard naked motorcycle with a single 608cc cylinder. In 1986, it was imported to the U.S. …and no one bought it. It did not return to U.S. shores in 1987. Elsewhere in the world, however, the SRX 600 had a ...