Vintage Yamaha Enduro Rumblings
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So back in 1980, this would have been new, as would the bike! But we are a bit more forgiving and consider that when we get a new road test uploaded for your enjoyment - it is NEW!6 pages of good copy and specs for one of the early 4 stroke models. Not our usual fare, but it is air cooled and it is a Yamaha!Thanks to member Kobuk!I am told he has one of these completely restored. Hopefully we will get him to tell us all about it in a bike build on the forums!Oh yea - almost forgot. You...
Joe Gresh, in yet another feat of mechanical sleight of hand, and with a touch of Dr. Frankenstein, runs the current to ground and fires life back into Godzilla, his beloved RT1!
I found this video some years back and was incredibly impressed, given that it must have been filmed back in about 1970 as if features an early DT1. Nicely done with on-bike footage, action shots, slo-mo - it's all there! Enjoy for Easter!