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1971 Yamaha Other on 2040-motos

US $12000
YearYear:1971 MileageMileage:3 ColorColor: Red

Canyon, California, United States

Canyon, California, United States
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Yamaha Other tech info

Engine Size (cc)Engine Size (cc):125 WarrantyWarranty:Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty TypeType:Dual-Purpose For Sale ByFor Sale By:Private Seller

Yamaha Other description

1971 YAMAHA 125 ENDURO AT1  




~ Very rare early production date   "August 1970"
~one of the very first 1971 Yamaha 125 Enduro's
~ Actual California Barn find 
~Original Paint
~Original seat
~Original tires
~Push button electric start
~ Only 3k Actual miles
~Runs great
~Compression release
~Time Capsule





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Up for bid is a rare find an original 1971 Yamaha 125 Enduro AT-1 California Barn find . This is a true survivor that was purchased new at Concord Yamaha in late 1970 and taken to a Northern California ranch in the Sierra Nevada mountains. It was used on the property for the first few years and then correctly stored for about 4 decades in dry storage. It is a outstanding survivor that has been lost in a time warp. When this bike was first sold President Nixon was in the White house and fuel was .33 cents a gallon. The Yamaha Enduros were a "Better Machine" and many were sold but I would argue very few in the original condition of this motorcycle. The 125 was the only 2 stroke- Enduro with an electric push button starter as well as a kick start. These were great bikes that are now being bought up and completly restored to take the owners back to a simpler time with a fun simple 2 stroke street legal dirt bike. The fact that this bike is an all original survivor that is in unrestored condition makes this a very rare find indeed.
This bike is one that would be difficult to duplicate as most 45 year old vehicles are all gone and they don't make em anymore. Don't mis out on this family heirloom that has been lost in time. A street legal dirt bike with an electric start is a apreciating asset you can enjoy

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 One of the first 1971 Yamaha 125 Enduro's built
August 1970
VIN #                   " AT1-139952"

Matching frame #  AT1-139952

 Matching engine #                "139952"


This is a very rare find indeed lost in time and in fantastic shape for a original 45 year old motorcyle

This is a very rare survivor that has been in storage for years.  This is a real California survivor in very nice original condition that has seen little use in the last 45 years.

Original unmolested, unmodified senior owned survivor the way it rolled out of the dealership 45 years ago

Don't miss out on the opportunity to a own an appreciating asset that you can have fun with and be passionate about.

  It is better than money in the bank,  

Cosmetically this bike has been caught in a time warp locked away in a dry barn in the California Sierra Nevada mountains. This is an outstanding example of a super rare early production of a electric start 2 stroke street legal dirt bike. It is an unbelivable survivor and hard to believe it is a unrestored  45 year old motorcycle. The original paint on the tank is still very shinny with minor blemish's, the original seat is in very nice shape, the engine could use some polishing as the aluminum parts have some age wear. The bike needs a new air cleaner. The chrome on the wheels and the plating on the bike are in very nice shape.The tires are original and are still in good shape evn after 45 years.   This truck is unrestrore and is not a flawless show bike (but very close)  instead a a very good survivor that can be used and enjoyed for years to come.

Mechanically this bike is in a great original shape. It was recently gone through by a vintage Yamaha mechanic/historian who checked all systems  including the carb and fuel system. It needs a air cleaner which can be bought for $60. It has a new battery.  It has an electric start that has been taken out and cleaned and works great it fires up and runs great. The crank seals have been replaced. The odometer shows only 3011 miles.   It's a real survivor that looks and runs great.

I have described this motorcycle to the best of my knowledge and have included several Photos as well as a video.

 If you have any SPECIFIC questions don't hesitate and please ask. I will respond ASAP.

Thank You and GOOD LUCK!  

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I have described this Vehicle to the best of my knowledge and have included several Photos as well as a video.

  Remember it is 45 year old motorcycle and if you have any specific questions don't hesitate and please ask. I will respond ASAP.

Thank You and GOOD LUCK!


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Title Information: Title is in hand and clear.  If payment is made by cashier's or personal checks we will hold all titles for 10 days or until funds have cleared.

Shipping & Delivery  

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Thanks for looking!

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