Trade Classic Bikes 70’s, 80’s 90’s — Yamaha RD 250

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Yamaha RD 250 LC (liquid cooled)

was the faster, more reliable offspring of the old RD250. Exhausts and can give rise to problems, and be careful to avoid raced 247cc 2-… twin.

310lb, 40mpg, 100mph.

The of the RD250LC saw the emergence of the quarter-litre screamers that would put back at the top of the pile. In Jap land and the U.S it was as the RZ as was the YPVS models that The LC would play a major at the home and in the Jap market ri ght up to the present

At that time the Suzuki X7 given the ageing A/C RD a good so Yamaha new desperately needed as a replacement for the ageing and heavy RD series, which had been since the dawn of time. The LC as it known was the instant and unchallenged top Best of all back then you ride it on L plates.

The new mono suspension and up dated TZ derived provided a stable ride improved handling over the A/C RD’s, which just how bad the old twin shock Rd’s

RD 250 LC Info;

Introduced: May 1980 May 1983 Frame/engine nos: On info page Colours: — white with blue white with red. Black with 2 red. 1981 — or candy blue. 1982 red Bore and …: 54mm x Capacity: 247cc Max power: Gears: 6 Wheels: 18-inch and rear Fuel capacity: gallons Performance: 100 mph (approx) 3061bs MPG: 40mpg

With a change in the law bringing the limit down to 125cc for the market the sales of the 250 slowed to a However all was not lost. Once you had your test the 350LC was an for you, with 45BHP a … power band at 6 115 to 120 mph and a good wheelie bike to this was the hooligan’s bike of in the 80’s. The LC only rained for 3 short years and was replaced by The LC2 in may 1980.

The power valve was born.

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not quite, as we all know the LC has a massive following and is still going today. You can contact the LC club on 52258 or mail us LC nutters at if you want to join up.

It’s worth a mention there are more standard on the road today than 5 a go or for that mater 10 years A new trend is to restore the LC back to trim. LC owners of today moved from young 18 to 20 olds lads out for a thrash to 30 to 40 olds wanting the bike of the ir

Most have a big 4 in the stable as and use the LC on the odd day out.

Its hard to believe its over 2 decades since the LC hit the streets and turned the fantasy of a race machine on the road a for many 2 … junkie’s. You to remember that the competition of the was clocking up top 80’s to 90mph so the putting out a good 100mph in trim and being around 30 lighter than most of its competition was a real brake in 1980.

Today both the 250 and 350 are regarded as and ‘iconic’ machines, having thousands of loyal fans the world. Some machines been turned into one-off bikes with tuning parts to mark out as individuals, just like owners. Meanwhile, more and are now finding their way back stock, production form and awards once more, at owners club meetings and motorcycle shows.

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