Old Enduros

Discussion in 'Photos' started by DC354, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. ZCarFan2

    ZCarFan2 Been here awhile

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    Forgive the pic - it's a poor scan of an old photo. My first bike, a '80 DT125. was 11 at the time I believe.

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  2. BIGmackie

    BIGmackie Adventurer

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    Here's mine, rode it yesterday:

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  3. oldmanhonda

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    Yamahas: Enduros.jpg 68 DT1, 69 AT1, 69 DT1B
  4. Yokomo

    Yokomo Dirt Rider

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    Here's a walk-around and start up video of my ole dual-carb Honda.

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  5. Dorsland

    Dorsland Long timer

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    This was my first bike, a blue one. I'll try and find some pix. Are you still riding this? Ah man, what memories that brings back.

    Great thread this.


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  6. Dorsland

    Dorsland Long timer

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    I used my 1981 TT500 for just about everything. I did some enduro rides with it (screw weight lifting or gym. Picking that bike up out of thick sand for the 100th time and kicking it was, um, character building), did a lot of early adventure rides on it, fooled around on it and just generally had a great time on an awesome bike.

    JDS on TT500 Florida Hills circa 1981.jpg Toyota 1000 Desert Race.jpg

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  7. spokester

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  8. Yokomo

    Yokomo Dirt Rider

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    Nice!
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  9. debmark

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    1980 Can-AM 250 IMG_20140318_204231 - Copy.jpg
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  10. mcoulter

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    Here's my daughter riding my dad's old 1982 Suzuki RS 175. :-) It might need some new rings one of these days. 34 years and the originals don't owe us much! And now that I think about it that might be the original headlight bulb too...

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  11. Yokomo

    Yokomo Dirt Rider

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    AWESOME!!
  12. phoglund

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    I remember those RS bikes back in the early 80's. Not Race bikes, but good solid dirt bikes with few frills. A great concept! I had a 1982 XR250 I bought new. My first bike was a 1978 DT175. I bought a 1979 DT175 a couple years ago in great shape for $550. Purely for the nostalgia of owning and riding a bike nearly identical to the first I owned!.

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    I also have this little beauty, a 1978 Suzuki TS250
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  13. waybill

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    Not mine but a nice 441 Victor and pair of amazing BSA and Triumph scramblers from the 30's. At the Riding Into History bike show last May.

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    Almost forgot about this gem, believe it's an automatic, maybe 360 or 400.

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  14. Skowinski

    Skowinski Deuterostome

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    That photo of the old Husky brings back memories from the early 70's. A friend had one, a 400 (not auto, regular transmission). He crashed that thing all over the place, but what do you expect from a 15 year old kid. :lol2
  15. Fortunate Son

    Fortunate Son Storehouse of useless information

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    [​IMG] I had a 250 Husky motocrosser in 70, 71. It was a sturdy, well designed bike and you could lay it on it's left side and with the tool roll that came with it you could pull the side case, remove the clutch and remove the gear cluster, put it all back together and never lose a drop of oil.
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  16. Fortunate Son

    Fortunate Son Storehouse of useless information

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  17. waybill

    waybill wayward

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    That's cool, hadn't heard that one. In the late 70's I had a WR250, 7 or 8 of us lived in a subdivision in Ormond Beach across from where they ran the Alligator Enduro, so it was easy access every Sunday.

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  18. ctune80

    ctune80 Been here awhile

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    I haven't been here for a while, here are a few pics from last years Yamaha Enduroride in the Ozarks!
    Always good to get the old bikes out and ride'em! I put about 700 miles on mine over a 4 day period,
    combination of paved, dirt, gravel and trails. Nice scenery and great folks, looking forward to the 2016 event!

    Event Stickers for everyone!

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    Historic Oark Cafe for fuel and eats!

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    Lot's of pretty scenery, Fall Foliage time!

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    Forest Service roads were fun!

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  19. ctune80

    ctune80 Been here awhile

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    A quick slideshow on Youtube of the Enduroride in the Ozarks

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  20. doc moses

    doc moses fearlessly flatulent

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    Looks like the cover of the owners manual, what a sweet bike, my dad's first bike.