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Offline Glenngt750

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Cycle Canada Test from 1989
« on: March 22, 2019, 05:44:15 PM »
Very good review of the mighty DT200R! 
From:Edmonton, AB. Canada. Bike(s): 1990 Yamaha DT200R, 2006 Honda GL1800A, 1977 Suzuki GT750, 1985 Honda VF750FF, 1987 Honda VFR700F2.

Offline Glenngt750

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Re: Cycle Canada Test from 1989
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2019, 06:12:47 PM »
Turns out the preproduction bike Yamaha supplied to Cycle Canada had a mismachined cylinder head. This caused the cold running and subsequent poor gas mileage
From:Edmonton, AB. Canada. Bike(s): 1990 Yamaha DT200R, 2006 Honda GL1800A, 1977 Suzuki GT750, 1985 Honda VF750FF, 1987 Honda VFR700F2.

Offline gearhead86

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Re: Cycle Canada Test from 1989
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2019, 01:05:40 PM »
Good read! Thanks for posting. The early 3et's sure look good. I have a 95 with the purple frame  :P
I'm from Canada eh.

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Re: Cycle Canada Test from 1989
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2019, 07:17:49 PM »
I agree, though the blue model is my second favorite. That original red & white one was coolest!
From:Edmonton, AB. Canada. Bike(s): 1990 Yamaha DT200R, 2006 Honda GL1800A, 1977 Suzuki GT750, 1985 Honda VF750FF, 1987 Honda VFR700F2.