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Jun 24, 2010 at 3:42 am
Nice bike looks alot like the Kawasaki LTD 1000

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1980 Yamaha SR500G (80SR)

Last updated Jun 17, 2014  

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1980 YAMAHA SR500G

Bought this bike a year old in 1981 after missing my black '79 SR500 I sold the year before. Price on this bike new was just under $2k..

I rode it 10,000 miles...sold it in 1990. A cool bike. Not very fast (for a bike) but can still keep up with a 70s Corvette to 60 mph.


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 Drum Brakes
Speedometer / Tachometer

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