Originally Posted by Trane Francks
I'll add the final iteration of the air-cooled RDs. I had a '79 Daytona Special and it was GLORIOUS. Within the first two blocks of ownership, it tried to wheelie me over backwards and I ended up dragging my toes along the ground for a good 20-30 metres before the hand of God pushed the bars down and enabled me to climb back on the bike without crashing.
We got off to that crazy start and it just got better and better. What a ride. Twenty-plus years later, I still feel like a 'tard for selling it. Paying rent is so overrated.
I currently own a 1976 RD400C w/ stage 2 setup. Bought new and road raced a1975 RD350 as a teen and early 20's. Always wanted a Gamma. Suppose it's a "grass is always greener" kind of thing.
2012 Honda NC700X
2006 Gas Gas 300 Pro
2003 Kawasaki KDX220R
1976 Yamaha RD400C
caryder screwed with this post 04-30-2013 at 10:12 PM