Quick Stats

1976-86, 249cc OHC single, 20/25hp, 80/90mph, 75/70mpg

What to Expect

Early twin shock model had tough, simple engine (valves and tensioner rattle first), pulled strongly from low revs but top heavy for trail work and useless suspension. RE version had four valve head which was generally reliable but would do in its small-ends when really thrashed; superior suspension makes it less of a wheelbarrow off-road.