Friday, April 17, 2009

1983 Yamaha RX50


This 1983 Yamaha RX50 is one of the smallest bikes that has passed through Barry's garage in the last few years, but it's also one of the most fun. With its 50cc engine and 5-speed gearbox, it's a great teaching machine, and Barry long ago lost count of how many people learned to ride on it. It was sold for a while but found its way back last year.

It's astoundingly reliable. Leave it parked all winter, and it starts with a single kick. Parts are plentiful as it shares the engine with the Yamaha YSR50. It's parked right now, as the gas tank finally rusted through at a seam, but it'll probably be back on the road before the summer is over... possibly in a very different form! Watch this site.

15 comments:

  1. I have a Yamaha RX50 for sale. Has new piston, tires, chain and heavier shocks. Ridden frequently till last fall.
    cpoerschke@comcast.net 724 674 7082

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  2. Barry,

    I recently came across 2 RX50 Bikes. Do you know where I can get the repair manuals? email me scot.escar@gmail.com.

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  3. i am looking for this exzackt bike. Is it still availbe. i found it for 1200$$. i thought that was to much. pleaz email nate at struthball81@yahoo.com.
    thanks nate

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  4. Hello. Looking for a yamaha rx50 in new England. Please give me a call 781 820 2674. Would happily arrange a purchase and pick up. - Charlie

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  5. I have one in nice shape with only 950 miles on it. gregdtanner@hotmail make the subject RX50 or I wont see it in my junk mail

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  6. I am looking to buy a RX50 in Ohio. If you have one for sale, let me know.

    Thanks,
    Scott
    Scotemplet@aol.com

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  7. I would love to find one of these rx50 bikes for sale somewhere close to colorado please if possible but i can arrange to get one here. If anyone has one for sale that is working please get in touch
    joliver98@hotmail.com

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  8. I have one for sale in SW Virginia
    mark.lemon@vt.edu

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300781898601&ssPageName=ADME:L:LCA:MOTORS:1123

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  9. looking for piston rings and a kick start of an 83 yamaha rx 50

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  10. I got a 1982 rx50 it has 197mi put in new Batt cleaned carb fresh fluids plug had tank cleaned sealed complete bike have title runs great not even broke in yet lookin 2 sell email me a lancefisher5907@gmail.com thanks

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    1. Hi, Do you still have your Yamaha RX 50 for sale? How much are you asking for it? I'm very interested in it! Where are you located? You can call or text at 419-554- 1867. thank you!

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  11. I am looking for the oil tank for one of these RX 50's. Does anyone know where to get one or have one. Ebay hasn't had any recently. Thanks. byumetalman@gmail.

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  12. I have a 1982 RX50 for sale. Color:black. Mileage:675. Yes 675. Sold place of storage. I'm gonna sell it!! Looking for $1250. Pick up only. Or, you arrange shipping etc. Runs great! Every time I pull it out to sell, wind up driving around the neighborhood. All the kids gawk at it.Everything works - a real screamer. Pix available. I have it registered and insured - clear title in hand. email me,Rob: LicPlbr@Optonline. /cell 718 781-8998

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  13. I have a Yamaha PX 50 and I'm from Russia. I need a Cylinder and a piston, write to mavrodievs@gmail.com

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  14. I have a Yamaha RX50 for sale, I'm in Utah. Runs great. Email me for more information. ryan@real-timesoftware.com

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