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Old 09-15-2012, 01:22 AM   #1
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Can any one tell me more about this bike



Found this while i was mucking about on the interweb and its the first i have seen of a yamaha LC 500 single this is the thread it was on.

http://www.supermotojunkie.com/showt...-OLD-School-SM
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Old 09-15-2012, 02:19 AM   #2
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http://www.yamahawr500.com/factory-a...ck-wr500s.html
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Old 09-22-2012, 06:10 AM   #3
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I did a lot of interneting and found a little info. there were only 3 or so built by Yamaha France to compete agents the lc cr500 and kx500 in the international supermoto races (+-1980). the reason is that the air cooled wr500 and yz490 would start over heating and loose power at the end of the race. Then start to fall back in the pack.
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Old 09-22-2012, 11:48 AM   #4
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Old 09-22-2012, 11:52 AM   #5
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Here is another thread on this bike

http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/418...500-of-course/
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Old 09-22-2012, 11:53 AM   #6
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550SENTA screwed with this post 09-25-2012 at 12:49 PM
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Old 09-22-2012, 12:20 PM   #7
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I would love one, the smile one you face is a price worth paying for not feeling your hands for 4 hours after an hour ride.
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:09 AM   #8
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Ooo and apparently these factory bikes made 80hp when the factory cr500 made between 60 and 70 hp.
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