Tag Archives: Yamaha RD

37 year old Neil Pullen’s affair with this RD50 began two years ago when he bought a Yamaha DT50M as a little bit of fun and also as…

 

One of the UK biking scene’s best-kept secrets is the monthly bike night held at the New inn, Shardlow in Derbyshire. Held on the first Thursday in every…

 

Those of you who regularly attend the many shows up and down the UK will have no doubt have caught sight of this fine looking machine at some…

 

Dave Newitt, from Hinckley in Leicestershire, has a history of restoring old XT Yamaha's but has recently turned his hand to a string of smaller capacity strokers. His…

 

The L-plate laws changed quite dramatically during the early 80’s, young riders no longer being able to ride the latest 250cc tackle, instead having no option but to…

 

As if the original LC wasn’t enough Yamaha went several stages further in 1983 with the introduction of the YPVS equipped version. Considerably more hi-tech than anything before,…

 

Steel worker, Gary Shipley has one big regret, and parting with his beloved RD400E is it. Having started his biking career at the age of sixteen, as so…

 

Do the best nuts come from Brazil? When set up correctly any “Valve” can be a pleasure to both own and ride with more than adequate brakes and…

 

Stroker genius The 70’s were arguably the heyday of the two-stroke but as the genre entered its final stages of a short life, Yamaha introduced the ultimate street…

 

Styling in favour of um, dare one say it, a British shaped tank and there you have it, Yamaha’s current middleweight offerings resplendent in groovy 1974 colours of…