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Cycle News 1981 10 13

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Nothing in its class is faster than the newYamaha 1ii-Moto175. Which shouldn't come as a big surprise. After all, at the heart of this nimble machine is a 171cc tw<:rstroke engine that's a direct descendant of the tw<:rstrokers that powered Yamaha off-road bikesto victory.Aftervictory. Not only is it smaller, lighter and simpler than a four-stroke, itgushes power and toIQue. And responds so quicklyyou'll think it can read your mind LOOK, MA. NO POINfS, NO VALVES. NO CAM CHAIN MaIntenance -is quick and ~.because there'S.. ';·i~...."1 2 nothing to maintain. Or adjust. A tuneup is as simple as changing the spark plug and air filtel: Youdon't have to mess with premixing gas and oil. Yamaha's Autolube system does it for you. You don't even have to remember when its time to add oil. An oil reservoir light remembers for you.

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