No Reserve - Yamaha YSR50

SOLD FOR: $3,852

Reserve price has been met.

This auction ended on October 28, 2022

Winner: Craigy

Winning Bid: $3,600
Buyer Fee: $252
Total: $3,852

Description

Additional photos of this Yamaha YSR50 are available here for your perusal.

The Yamaha YSR50 was the most common of the rare 50cc sportbikes that came from Japan in the late 80s and early 90s. An instant classic, the YSR50 was always street legal and always seems to put a smile on the face of riders and spectators.

Built to look like a mini RZ500, the YSR50 also featured mini performance. The 49.3cc two-stroke engine was capable of pushing the bike up to 38 miles per hour, but companies like Team Calamari have been making stock performance numbers useless with years of aftermarket parts and performance modifications if you are so inclined.

We have not been able to find a photo or video of it, but Wayne Rainey supposedly rode a Marlboro-branded YSR50 in a 1-lap promotional race at Phillip Island in 1986. In Yamaha’s home market of Japan, they offered a limited run of “Marlboro Edition” YSR50s that had a decal package matching what Rainey rode. You could even order matching gear (helmet/suit/gloves).

This example is VIN: 2AL040297. We believe (but cannot confirm) that it’s a 1986 model.

The odometer shows 5,973 kilometers (3,711) miles.

Maintenance:
This bike came to us from a collection in Japan – previous maintenance history is not known. In preparation for the listing, we cleaned and tuned the carburetor, replaced the petcock and drained the tank, repaired the front valve stem, and freshened up the drive chain. Additionally, we replaced the battery and the neutral light, changed the oil and oil filter, and flushed and bled the front brake. Yonni did the work, he states in his condition report that the front and rear tires are at 20% and 10%, respectively, and that the brakes are at 20%. The low beam, high beam, turn signals, tail lights, brake light, plate lights, kill switch, and horn are all OK. Please note that the front forks are leaking.

Modifications:
The Marlboro Edition bikes are not identifiable just by VIN. This example looks to be very close, however it is missing the Marlboro text on the lower fairings and the triangular red logos are at a slightly different angle (with a YSR on top).

Dunlop stickers on the forks and tail.

Marlboro Team Agostini decal on wheel.

Factory optional tachometer.

Aftermarket windscreen.

K&N air filter.

Cosmetic Blemishes: please see the album up top for all known cosmetic blemishes. Here is a selection:






Inside of the tank:

It is riding on Bridgestone Molas 17 tires with date codes of 0908 and 3509.

The sale includes one key.

Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California (please make an appointment for an inspection), this Yamaha is offered on a Bill of Sale only. Have any YSR50 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

Additional Information

Location

Santa Monica, California

Make

Yamaha

Model

YSR50

Mileage

3,711

VIN

2AL040297

Title

Bill of Sale Only

Title State/Country

N/A

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

Total Bids Placed: 31

Auction has ended.

Highest bidder was: Craigy

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
Craigy October 28, 2022 12:18 pm $3,600
Wallace Gueits October 28, 2022 11:35 am $3,500
Pineimports October 28, 2022 11:09 am $3,400
Craigy October 25, 2022 6:22 pm $3,300
fourari October 25, 2022 6:22 pm $3,200 Auto
fourari October 25, 2022 11:10 am $3,100 Auto
Wide_body_king October 25, 2022 11:10 am $3,000
fourari October 25, 2022 11:09 am $2,800 Auto
Wide_body_king October 25, 2022 11:09 am $2,700
fourari October 25, 2022 8:54 am $2,600 Auto
bregar95 October 25, 2022 8:54 am $2,500
fourari October 24, 2022 2:48 pm $2,300 Auto
Craigy October 24, 2022 2:48 pm $2,200
fourari October 24, 2022 10:04 am $2,100
Terminator October 22, 2022 7:23 pm $2,000 Auto
Wide_body_king October 22, 2022 7:23 pm $1,950
Terminator October 22, 2022 7:22 pm $1,850 Auto
Wide_body_king October 22, 2022 7:22 pm $1,750
Terminator October 22, 2022 4:42 pm $1,650
Herby October 22, 2022 4:42 pm $1,550 Auto
Herby October 22, 2022 1:15 pm $1,400
Busey1 October 22, 2022 9:45 am $1,300
DRog October 22, 2022 9:45 am $1,200 Auto
DRog October 22, 2022 7:31 am $1,100
wasuber October 21, 2022 5:35 pm $1,000 Auto
Busey1 October 21, 2022 5:35 pm $900
wasuber October 21, 2022 5:34 pm $800 Auto
Busey1 October 21, 2022 5:34 pm $700
wasuber October 21, 2022 5:32 pm $600 Auto
Busey1 October 21, 2022 5:32 pm $500
wasuber October 21, 2022 12:32 pm $1 Reserve
Auction started October 20, 2022 2:17 pm
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