One of my friends started out with Taco mini bike but my Dad couldn't afford to buy one for me. Another friend of mine found a good used deal on a Honda SL 100 painted the frame black and the tank yellow. I was finally able to buy my first dirt bike when I got a job and bought a brand new 1973 Yamaha 250MX. I was 17 and my friend with the Honda SL 100 bought one of the first Honda Elsinores, 6 months after my Yamaha 250mx. I was bummed that the Elsinore wasn't out when I was shopping. I sold my Yamaha and countered with a brand new 1974 Husqvarna 250CR.I'll join in on the fun ... this was my first "dirt bike", an early 70's SL100. I had to scour the net to find a picture of one as I don't have a picture of the one I owned. =D I actually rode a highly modified full size Honda 50 before this (it had Yamaha tubular front forks to replace the original Honda suspension). Good times !!
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