Classic Motorcycle Mechanics

Project Yamaha TX750 part 1 Pond hopping…

I finished my Yamaha TX500 series a little while back and in it I aimed to challenge the popular viewpoint that it was one of Yamaha’s mistakes, and instead show that it wasn’t really bad at all.

I have been pretty pleased with the result, which I must admit is a little challenging in some respects.

This got me thinking about these old Yamaha twins of the early Seventies: apart from the TX500 there was the TX650 (which developed into the well-known and fairly successful XS650) and… then

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