Yamaha SR 500 (1978 — 1999) Motorcycles

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Yamaha SR 500


The SR 500 from Yamaha is a cult of the 80s and 90s.Then as the “largest of the the German market was held on the 27 hp cylinder engine with his classic tank drops a following. The circle of the SR owner is great, 32 years after its Even more interestingly, 12 after execution of your

One of the main reasons for the loyal is the fact that the SR will be up by kick starter. For the experienced no But not many masters fall the sky.

It has cost many a several liters of sweat he had to bow out. But once the connection is with this cult – all the greater.

Another reason for their is incredibly robust and easy-to-service Properly maintained and serviced the engine of the SR 500 is virtually indestructible. The designers have realized at time an engine in which all are directly essential to the function.Each sophistication and unnecessary bells and have been omitted.

engine really only the essence of what makes it as as durable.

The only technical is the lack of an ignition breaker as they introduced a year the sister machine XT 500 had left. In the CCI SR a contactless ignition and that the precision of a Swiss watch.

the handling of the machine. A simple tubular frame, a narrow rear wheel, an even 19-inch front wheel. The since 1986 by a 18-inch replaced, coupled with a broad, well laid by the handlebar ensure perfect pleasure.

Especially on winding country of classic cars still can compete with the modern bikes.

The single-cylinder petrol developed by his in just 155 kg live a brisk pace. The small at 2700 RPM performance is bearable, but the pulls over it quickly and

The pulling power of the engine not shy away from the comparison the 27 hp machine of today’s technology.

The only downer is the quality of the system. The front brake with a heavy rigid her, coupled with a sounding drum rear require the driver had a very eye on the traffic situation. Because the of the 90′s changes toward a disc front and very variation.

The German market for the 1996 to 1999 offered drum instead of the front we can not look deeper. This gimmick, the weakness of the brake SR 500 is now not improved.

The way in which modern almost throw an anchor the brakes are applied – including the can only dream anyway.

One or the driver SR criticized the “swimming” of the for fast, long corners or driving at speeds above 110 km / h. twisting is not attributable to the old suspension but in these cases, old, maintained damper springs. The struts that have soft and / or a fork oil change wonders here.

Yamaha SR 500
Yamaha SR 500

However, the modern self-handling of today’s motorcycles would be too much to expect. This shows that it is alive. The of the undamped single cylinder are undistorted view of the rear-view almost never the case.

Due to the handlebar geometry allows the to control well, but remembers the SR feel more like a

Measured against the stoic touring today. The SR 500 is still one of the which assume that the is actively involved in the progress. the way it should be.


The SR 500 is a wonderful old Still a good choice for of us who appreciate the straightforward technique to a little bit “Screwdriver – Talent” and going to bring anyway, faster than 125 km / h from A to B.

this machine is to get something for the of mobility and the store has long but as a cheap entry-Used for still considering.

Moreover, the technique is not out of date, but shows that in it still rolls off the line. In a 400 cc

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