1979 Yamaha RD400F Daytona Special

Intended to commemorate Yamaha’s racing success, the Yamaha RD400F Daytona Special ended up as a monument to the 2-stroke motorcycles that defined an era.

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Two-stroke enthusiasts jeered at Yamaha, swore at the EPA and kept riding their anti-social, noisy and fun motorcycles.
Photo By Nick Cedar