The Story of the First Dakar Rally – 1979

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The Story of the First Dakar Rally – 1979

Post by dwerbil » Sat Jan 02, 2016 10:01 pm

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Re: The Story of the First Dakar Rally – 1979

Post by Zombie Master » Sun Jan 03, 2016 3:25 am

They don't make bikes like the old Yamaha XT500. Mine got stolen in the early 90's. I'm still looking for it.
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Re: The Story of the First Dakar Rally – 1979

Post by Garnet » Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:13 pm

Did the guy with the R65 qualify for a recall on his Snowflakes? :?
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Re: The Story of the First Dakar Rally – 1979

Post by Rob » Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:35 pm

Garnet wrote:Did the guy with the R65 qualify for a recall on his Snowflakes? :?
R65s had a 18" front wheel, as opposed to the Type 247 19" that was recalled.

The 18" was not recalled.

edit: oh, wait, that was a joke! :oops:
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Re: The Story of the First Dakar Rally – 1979

Post by robert » Sun Jan 03, 2016 10:51 pm

I have a '79 XT and a '79 SR500. Really strong reliable motorcycles. I built a TT500 street legal dualsport sidecar years ago
that was really capable off road as well as hiway, lots of fun.

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