Posts Tagged: Yamaha

For Sale: 1978 Yamaha SR500 (Lake Havasu, Arizona) $1,800

Here’s a sweet little street tracker for sale in Lake Havasu, Arizona. It’s a 1978 Yamaha SR500. It has a custom seat, lights, looks like new paint (powder?) on the frame. At $1,800, it looks like a good buy. For reference, here’s a list of SR500s I’ve written about. This bike is definitely priced on… Read more »

For Sale: 1977 Yamaha RD400 (Fowler, California) $2,000

I love these old two-strokes, but this seller is fucking nuts. He or she basically has a frame, what might be a complete engine and a bunch of parts scattered across their garage floor. So where do they come up with asking $2,000? No idea. Realistically they have about $400 sitting there. No one is… Read more »

Custom XS650 by Vermont’s Vintage Steele

The guys at Vintage Steele in Vermont are at it again. This time they’ve went and built themselves a custom 1980 Yamaha XS650. These guys are into XS650s. A few weeks ago they were trying to sell this 1978 XS650 for $3,500. This latest creation looks pretty sweet. I like how they ran the exhaust… Read more »

For Sale: 1980 Yamaha XS650 (Yakima, Washington) $3,000

Here’s a custom 1980 Yamaha XS650 for sale in Yakima, Washington. If you like the color scheme, I could see spending around $3,000 for a bike in this condition, based on the one photo and seller description. It does have issues, so maybe $2,500. For me, I don’t care for the color scheme, so I… Read more »

For Sale: 1972 Yamaha R5 (Gray, Maine) $3,500

I found this bike for sale in Maine. It’s a 1972 Yamaha R5 that has been completely rebuilt from the frame up. It looks badass. If I had the cash, I would driving to Maine to check this out. If it’s as nice as it looks in the photos, I actually think the seller might… Read more »

For Sale: 1979 Yamaha RD400F Daytona (Chelan, Washington) $2,900

Here’s a 1978 Yamaha RD400F Daytona for sale in Chelan, Washington. The seller is asking $2,900 for it. It’s not worth that. The bike doesn’t run. It’s been ripped apart by at least two different people. According to the seller, the electrical on this RD400 is all dicked up. Even though it’s a rare, realistically,… Read more »

For Sale: Yamaha RD400 (Tacoma, Washington) $3,300

There’s no way in hell I would pay anything approaching the $3,300 this person is asking for this Yamaha RD400. It looks like a 1977. According to the seller the bike hasn’t been ridden since 1992. I for the life of me do not understand why people think that a bike that’s been rotting in… Read more »