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Vintage Yamaha Enduro Rumblings

Stories from our Staff and Reader Contributions about Enduros, Motorcycles and Riding. An occasional product, book or ride review will also find its way into these pages! Subscribe for notice of updates!

Talk to the people, they may own the land on which you wish to ride.

A series of monographs taken from a 1970's vintage Motorcycle Industry Council Publication given out to new off road motorcycle purchasers by dealers. We will be publishing the entire pamphlet here. Surrounded by your helmet and a cocoon of noise from your bike, you' re insulated from the people you might meet along your way. lt's easy to ignore th...
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​Stay on the trail, it's the way to go.

Trail bikes are meant to be used on trails, be they abandoned roads, beaten paths, old railway beds, utility service roads, cart tracks. Perhaps your bike indeed can take you where no trail exists, but in so doing you may create more trouble and damage than the adventure is worth. Trails are the ways of men, places where people  to get to wher...
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Consider others, they don't intrude on your sport.


Long before we came along, people enjoyed the back country, the woods, and the trails, on foot or on horse­ back. They' ve come to regard the land as theirs alone,  and those of us who now intrude on our machines  are not very welcome.  Since it's obvious that we won't be going away, and instead turn out in ever increasing ...
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And a few words of wisdom from some of us who've been there already!!

That's a nice new trail bike you' ve just bought for yourself. You're planning on having yourself a blast with it, aren't you? Maybe youve already read all the stories and seen all the pictures about the jollies of dirt riding. You know all about the challenges of riding  in the rough, in the woods, over the mountains,  through desert and...
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You are missing a lot if you have not been to the site lately!


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So a lot has happened on the website this past few months. New look and feel, new profile system, new messaging system, user photo albums, and more! We have migrated the site to the EasySocial system in order to bring you more features and better integration between the moving parts. Easysocial is now Live on the Site! Mako, 2015 Easysocial has a l...
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