Yamaha DT1

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Yamaha DT1

Although Yamaha to have produced the first produced on/off road with their DT Enduro, manufacturers had already produced that could be used on dirt and tarmac.

Historically, early motorcycle riders their machines during the to commute to and from work, and use the same bike at the weekends to do off road riding in events as Scrambles or trials. A typical albeit only slightly than the Yamaha, is the Triumph Cub which became available in

High Sales Figures

But it was the that changed the world of produced dual purpose The DT1 sold in incredible numbers—50,000 per year incredible! Yamaha, with their American center, saw an opening in the market and a machine that not only was a fit, the timing of its release was perfect.

Buyers of the DT (code YX047) found a motorcycle was truly a dual sport It was a capable street bike could be ridden on trails and woods with abandon. The layout and specification ensured a machine too.

Over the years (variations produced from 1967/8 the DT1, to the 1979 DT250F). The DT 250 was changed considerably during its run which in many aspects the trends in MX. In the earlier years, made a kit available for the serious rider known as the GYT (Genuine Tuning Kit).

By 1972/3 the system has been rerouted to over the cylinder head to the side before winding through the frame to exit on the The front fender (now was mounted under the triple MX style. The rear suspension had been changed to incorporate damping oil in a remote reservoir.

In 1976, the DT received some changes in the form of a reshaped tank and a finish change to the which became flat But 1977 saw the biggest change to the DT when a completely new model was the DT250D.

Mono Shock

A cradle style frame was on the new model, but the single biggest from the old model was the incorporation of famous rear mono suspension. Weight was trimmed the bike by the use of aluminum rims. A fuel tank resembled the bikes with its tapering to the rear (again no doubt the MX lineage where riders slid up the sloping tanks to add to the front of the bike).

The new machine weighed just 260 lbs which combined with a 21 hp engine and a five-speed gearbox the Yamaha a reasonable power to ratio.

Specification for the 1968/71 DT:

Engine: ported 246-cc 2-… 18 hp at 6,000 rpm

Gearbox: Five

Ignition. Magneto with points and condenser

Suspension: F – forks. R – twin coil shocks Weight: 230 lbs (105

Tires: F – 275 x 21, R – 400 x 18

GYT kit included: Modified and head, competition piston, a new and an expansion chamber

Today, the Yamaha DT1s in excellent are worth around $4,200 (a increase over last value).

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