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09-17-2007, 12:40 PM #1Brian Guest
Bike that looks like a motocross motorcycle
Can someone please help me identify a bike that came out in the 80's that looked like a motocross (dirk bike) motorcycle? This bike had red plastics all over it and looked like a honda motorcycle. I'm searching for my son. If you know a manufacture you may also know where I can find one. Thanks for your help.
09-19-2007, 04:23 AM #2donp Guest
there is a company called moto-bike that is currently building and selling bicycles that look like modern honda motocrossers. check with them if you can. i remember back then, those bikes were badged as yamaha, but i'm not sure if they were build by yamaha. i think there was a kawasaki version as well.
09-22-2007, 08:38 PM #3embro Guest
02-13-2008, 04:35 PM #4johnnys55s Guest
I had one when i was 14 or 15 i liked to do jumps and on that bike i went about twelve feet up in the air and then nose dived straight down too the ground landing on my head, almost broke my neck, since then i never wanted too see one of those heavy replica moto x`s ever again,my friend has one in his back yard would you like me to inquire about it for ya?
02-13-2008, 08:04 PM #5
How about the old huffy monoshocks, they were fun. Anyone seen one of them lately?
07-07-2008, 03:01 PM #6monnot Guest
The yamaha moto-bike was indeed built by yamaha. I have one (I'm the lucky original owner!) It has front and rear shocks, a sweet banana seat, and was fun to ride, though really heavy. there are sites that are specific to this bike and restoring it. the original moto-bike was only around for about 2 years, '75, '76. you could ride huge wheelies on it because the back shock would help you stay balanced for long distance. it was yellow and I believe only came in that color.
07-09-2008, 07:49 AM #7CCMcobra Guest
Just about everybody made a motocross style bike.
Starting in the mid 70's, just about every bicycle company that made kids bikes made motocross styled bikes. They then evolved into BMX bikes. I just bought a NOS full suspension CCM version and have an incomplete (but minty) front suspension only verson. The Yamahas are one of the more collectable/expensive ones.
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08-28-2009, 01:56 AM #10karoty Guest