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,

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

My wanted list

Here is my list of bikes I want. Kawasaki H2 750 Yamaha R5, RD350, RD400 or RD400 Daytona Honda CL350 or CL450 Honda CX500 Triumph Bonneville There are more. This is a growing list of bikes I can’t afford, maybe some day I’ll build my fleet.

Zedcat Yamaha SR500 by CMBL

CMBL, of the UK, took this Yamaha SR500, stripped it down to nothing and rebuilt it from the ground up. It works for me. They’re calling it Zedcat. The seat is right on and the looped rear looks amazing. And I love the paint. The mix of flat and gloss black texture artwork looks badass.

For Sale: 1970 Yamaha R5 (Richmond, Virginia) $2,500

I found this ’70 Yamaha R5 for sale on Craigslist in Richmond, Virginia. The seller refers to it as a cafe race. It’s not. It could be, but it looks pretty stock to me. To be a cafe racer, I’d need to see something that looks like this. Also, I don’t know where the seller

Wrench Monkees #33 RD400

I love this RD400 by Wrenchmonkees. While I can appreciate some of the builders out there who make motorcycles into sharks and whatever, I really respect a builder that just makes clean, bad ass bikes. That’s what Wrenchmonkees do every time. This RD400 is no exception. Since black is my favorite color, I’m biased towards liking