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Offline Tahitian_Red

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1971 Japanese MX Comparison
« on: October 05, 2017, 09:47:37 AM »
Does anyone recall if any of the bike magazines ever compared the 1971 Japanese Open MX bikes?

A shootout with RT-1MX vs TM400 vs F5 (kitted) or at least two of them?
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Re: 1971 Japanese MX Comparison
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2017, 07:01:24 PM »

Dirt Bike magazines nov71' issue had a 10 pg comparison of the RT1 mx and the Kawa 350 bighorn fitted with mx kit ,  also their Oct71 issue with a 15 pg comparison of the Husky 400 cross, TM400R and the Maico  K 400 .        Cycle magazines may71' issue had a 7pg test of the TM400R v. K400 Maico.     g.

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Re: 1971 Japanese MX Comparison
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2017, 09:12:54 PM »
Ahhh the good old days, when dirt bike magazines where actually worth reading..

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Re: 1971 Japanese MX Comparison
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2017, 08:49:11 PM »
MMM If you take out the adds for stickers and other go fast bling they are only 20odd pages .
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