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Offline Helmet_Hair

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PW80
« on: October 12, 2009, 01:10:43 PM »
I'd really like to get one of these for the kids.  Mainly the boy.  The girl sort of already had her turn with an '86 XR100 and couldn't get on with the clutch.  Lesson learned.  Will start with the auto clutch and teach the basics of riding first.  Master the clutch later.  Here's one locally that I'll likely go and get soon...as long as someone doesn't beat me to it. ;)

http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/mcy/1416637736.html

Hope to get it this week.  I'll post up some pics once I do.
'79 IT 250 F x 2
'83 PW 80
'93 DR 350 S
'90 600 Katana

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Re: PW80
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2009, 06:13:02 AM »
   Have ridden one of these !! A real Yamaha item not a Chinese copy.
   Great fun and you soon get used to the autoclutch.
 
  I suspect that when you buy the PW80 it will stay with the family for ever !!!

  Dave R

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Re: PW80
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2009, 01:15:24 PM »
Indeed!  And she's the original as well.  Apparently is either an '85 or '86, not that it matters much since they've been the same since the beginning.  The guy is kind enough to actually bring it down to me (he works in my neighborhood...go figure), so I'll be posting up some pics soon.
'79 IT 250 F x 2
'83 PW 80
'93 DR 350 S
'90 600 Katana

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Re: PW80
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2009, 02:58:01 PM »
OK, turns out she's the original '83 PW.  I guess I should have known by the tank decals.  I get together some more pictures of it soon.  A bit dirty, but she'll likely clean up good. ;D
'79 IT 250 F x 2
'83 PW 80
'93 DR 350 S
'90 600 Katana

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Re: PW80
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2009, 01:22:17 AM »
    So it's a vintage bike as well as a classic model !!!

   Dave R