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1979 Yamaha SR500F (79SR)

Last updated Jan 14, 2012  

Photo of a 1979 Yamaha SR500F (79SR)

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1979 YAMAHA SR500F

I bought this SR500 brand new in 1980 (left over). Price was about $1700. My first bike..Just fell in love with it when I saw it.


500cc 4-stroke single
5 speed Transmission
CDI Igntion
Dry Sump oil tank (in frame)
Compression release / kick starting
Self Cancelling turn signal lamps
Aluminum Wheels - Tubeless Tires
Front Disc / Rear Disc Brakes
Speedometer / Tachometer

0-60 : 6 seconds
Top speed : 95 MPH
Fuel Economy : 60 MPG




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