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Offline Slakewell

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Re: YZ360B model years?
« Reply #15 on: September 02, 2016, 07:17:22 PM »
Not one YZ B has ever won anythung. So surley there piles of shit?
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Re: YZ360B model years?
« Reply #16 on: September 03, 2016, 09:54:08 AM »
Australian title not enough?
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Re: YZ360B model years?
« Reply #17 on: September 16, 2016, 01:02:05 PM »
YOu can still race it in EVO, even if its had the laydown done........
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Re: YZ360B model years?
« Reply #18 on: April 26, 2017, 10:49:03 AM »
very interesting that I went to the local Yamaha store recently for some OEM parts for my B - and all their parts listings now list the YZB as a 75 model - they appear to have picked up the US system
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Re: YZ360B model years?
« Reply #19 on: April 26, 2017, 04:31:10 PM »
Australian title not enough?

I have never seen one win a vintage race, but then I dont go to them all. IMO the A model was the better bike.
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Re: YZ360B model years?
« Reply #20 on: April 26, 2017, 06:26:19 PM »
Slakey - that is because you are too slack to come to WA for the Nationals :)  After having had a twin shock I reckon the mono is light years in front for handling.  Have you ridden one - not being narky there - if you come over this way you are more than welcome to take mine for a blast.  I swear by it :)
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Re: YZ360B model years?
« Reply #21 on: April 26, 2017, 06:26:43 PM »
and how many do you see out also - not many around.
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Re: YZ360B model years?
« Reply #22 on: April 26, 2017, 06:58:26 PM »
My very first VMX bike was a YZ 250 A , at one time I had three of them. I think I know a bit about them. I have only ridden the 250B and that was a short ride. It felt much heavier and more or less the same power. The Fork was better in action but still did not turn out of ruts. The rear was shit but that was probably set up. Once modified to race under the rules all I can see is left is extra weight.
Thank you for kind offer to ride your bike and when i make it to the west coast I love a few laps to change my mind.
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Re: YZ360B model years?
« Reply #23 on: April 27, 2017, 05:31:43 PM »
   Best keep it as a Show / Display Bike.

   Get a Maico  1978 AW400/440. The only bike for the Pre 78 Class. 





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Re: YZ360B model years?
« Reply #24 on: April 27, 2017, 06:41:07 PM »
Nebo - few Suzook guys would argue with you :).

Yeah - good point Slakey - having to restrict mine in the back end certainly turned things around and not necessarily in a good way.  And I also thought power wise the A and B would be similar - both respective 250s and 360s.
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Re: YZ360B model years?
« Reply #25 on: April 27, 2017, 07:41:08 PM »
   Best keep it as a Show / Display Bike.

   Get a Maico  1978 AW400/440. The only bike for the Pre 78 Class. 

Nebo , I have a few pre 78 bikes that have done OK at the Nats. Even my ordinary efforts have seen place as high as 6th. Other riders I lent bikes to have done much better.
Whilst I would never disagree with the Maico AW 400 for pre 78 there are bikes equal or better or just a bit different. The 77 KTM 400 would be one of the best bikes I have ridden thou hard to find and not seen as much the Maico does not mean it should be judged lesser. A Husky 360 in a 77 390 frame would be another very underrated bike thats has won and could win again.






    Remember.   MAICO  RESISTANCE  IS FUTILE.
Current bikes. KTM MC 250 77 Husky CR 360 77, Husky 82 420 Auto Bitsa XR 200 project.
Kawasaki A4 125 78 for sale