Two-Stroke Scramble: 1968 Yamaha Big Bear

When Al Roller came across this 1968 Yamaha YDS-3C Big Bear, he tore it down to the frame and restored it to perfection.

2-stroke twin
Rated at a claimed 28 horsepower, the Big Bear’s 246cc 2-stroke twin traces its roots to Yamaha’s 1957 YD-1.
Photo by Jeff Barger