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Yamaha - XS 1100 S - NO RESERVE PRICE - 1983

Lot reference 29633353

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Location: Tiel (Netherlands)
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Condition: for restart - Registration papers: with Dutch registration - Location: Netherlands

Brand: Yamaha (More lots)
Model Type: XS 1100 S - NO RESERVE PRICE
Year of first registration: 1983
Condition: for restart
Registration papers: with Dutch registration
Mileage: 83341 km
Frame number: 3H3-000975
Engine number: 3H3-000975
Located in country: Netherlands

Yamaha XS 1100 S - Classic touring buffalo.

Second, slightly 'slimmer' version of this bully-of-a-bike. This 3H3 was ‘grey’ imported in 1983, but built in 1979. It has been regularly used until 2013, it stood still ever since.

It needs a major service before using it. Battery, cleaning the carburetors, oil change, brake fluid replacement. The left side case is missing. It seems like a lot of work but it’s not too bad, it’s essentially a good bike. It doesn’t have to be expensive either.

Despite the 'S' in its type name it’s not a sports bike but rather one which accelerates fast, complete with Marchall-muted, primal sounds. Torque from 1500 revs is more its strength, nice to ride without having to shift gears too often. Such an XS never breaks down, what it’s meant to do, it will do ‘forever’. There aren’t many sidecars with such an 82HP block.

It is all the more remarkable that modern XJR cafe racers refer back to this authentic machine. And indeed: put a flat handlebar on it and it will look a lot nastier... Do you accidentally want to go fast? It can do it...

It's a cardan bike, but it shifts well and very smooth.

Now half a century collector, later trader, still collector, moped / motorcycle journalist, appraiser and book writer. Representation of interests in classic vehicles. Also: exam assessor for technical schools. Started in 1969; never stopped.
The fact that I am also active in the care world (the complex multi-issue) is relevant to the extent that young people who have lost their way can sometimes be sent 'in the right direction' again by mopeds and / or motorcycles.

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