Yamaha Omaha Trail 50

1963 Yamaha Other

Price: US $1,500.00
Item location: Sequim, Washington, United States
Make: Yamaha
Model: Other
Type: Trail Bike
Year: 1963
Mileage: 570
VIN: 804035
Color: Red
Engine size: 55
Vehicle Title: Clear

You are looking at a very early Yamaha.    One often sees a step-thru trail Honda's but very seldom (if ever) one of these.   How many folks even know such a bike exists. The Yamaha Omaha Trail 50 is powered by a 55cc two-stroke motor and has a three-speed manual clutch  -  not an automatic clutch like the Honda's.   I have owned this bike for 16 years. purchasing it at Aurora Suzuki in Seattle.   It was traded in by the original owner.  The bike is completely unmolested. and never been apart and runs great.   I know this bike well. and there is no indication that it has ever so much as ever fallen over.   It still has its original tires too. While as complete as one might hope to ever find a little trail bike of this era. it is not perfect.   Two areas of imperfection are:   1)  Battery fluids at one point drained down and there is paint damage below the right side cover.    2)  There is some modest pitting on the rims and the muffler.   There are some scuff marks. but no body or physical damage. Those are the only flaws on this little Yamaha that are worth a passing mention.   It is complete and needs nothing for use and just enjoyment - it is a plug and play   I have really liked having this little bike (even though I doubt I have put 100 miles on it since 1998).   One if the reasons I enjoyed it so much is just how reliable it has been anytime I wanted to use it.   And this small bike with a hand clutch adds to the overall fun. By the way. I forgot to mention it has an electric start.   This works great. as does all the electrics. The bike comes with the original tool kit and the original chain extension to change to the larger sprocket.   I have never done installed this. and I don't feel it was ever done by the original owner either. It comes with an original shop manual and it even comes with the March 1963 Cycle World magazine with a write up on this bike.   In fact. the magazine article even pokes fun as to why it is called the Omaha Trail 50 when it has a 55cc motor. Anyway. it has been a fun little bike for me. and will be a fun little bike for the next owner/collector. And should I sell it. nobody will be happier than my wife as she will be thrilled to see it finally leave our downstairs TV room.    Good luck  . . .  As a side note. I am selling my personal collection of 10 outstanding bikes  -  all in very high end condition.  Feel free to browse my other listings. Financial details:  A $500 nonrefundable deposit is due immediately after winning auction via PayPal and after that we can discuss whatever payment works best for you. As with any other seller. I will not turn over the bike until it is paid for in full .  Shipping is up to the buyer. I do have ample space and will be happy to store the bike for a few weeks as needed to accommodate as needed while shipping details are arranged.   United States sales only please.  

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