Category: Yamaha

Tasty Two-Stroke: 1985 Yamaha RZ350 for Sale

Tasty Two-Stroke: 1985 Yamaha RZ350 for Sale

I’ve only recently become an acolyte in the Church of Smokers. Growing up, I mostly heard them in the context of dirt bikes ripping up and down our street, and the angry, mechanical-insect noise...

Pristine Vintage Racer: 1967 Yamaha TD1-C for Sale

Pristine Vintage Racer: 1967 Yamaha TD1-C for Sale

Yamaha introduced their TD1 race bike in 1962 as an over-the-counter ride for professional race teams and privateers. The machine went through several updates before the TD2 was introduced in 1969, and this “C”...

Complete Package: 1973 Yamaha RD350 Cafe

Complete Package: 1973 Yamaha RD350 Cafe

Another really nice little Yamaha RD350 with some subtle custom touches that can be easily reversed if a potential buyer would prefer something a bit more stock… I love a nice, subtly modified bike...

Super-Clean Custom: 1977 Yamaha RD400 for Sale

Super-Clean Custom: 1977 Yamaha RD400 for Sale

So hands up if you think the whole cafe racer thing is played out! I do love the democratic nature of the café racer movement, the democratic nature. You can spend as much or...

Vintage Race Bike Week Continues: 1975 Yamaha RD350 Road Racer

Vintage Race Bike Week Continues: 1975 Yamaha RD350 Road Racer

  It’s raining race bikes this week! This example is a fully race-fettled, faired version of the popular, fast, and nimble Yamaha RD350. Streetbikes didn’t feature this example’s large, aerodynamic fairing, or that very...

Tiny Things In Tiny Packages: 1975 Yamaha TA125 for Sale

Tiny Things In Tiny Packages: 1975 Yamaha TA125 for Sale

After Yamaha withdrew official support for the 125 class in the late 1960’s, serious racers were left in the lurch. If you wanted to go racing on a small Yamaha, you went out and...

1979 Yamaha Daytona Special

1979 Yamaha Daytona Special

The world was changing, and when the calendar flipped from 1979 to 1980, one of the things that did not make it was the street legal, 2-stroke motorcycle. This 1979 Yamaha Daytona Special was a...

1977 Yamaha King Kenny replica

1977 Yamaha King Kenny replica

Many of the bikes that I bring to these pages are eye catching. Flipping through eBay, this 1977 Yamaha RD400 King Kenny replica in yellow and black, and full fairing defiantly stopped me. What...

1964 Yamaha TD1b production racer

1964 Yamaha TD1b production racer

The old saying that the first motorcycle race started when the second motorcycle was made, tells you a lot about people who ride motorcycles. Yamaha offered the TD1 to give anyone the best possible...