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My Yamaha XS250
My Yamaha XS250
My Yamaha XS250
Manufacturer Yamaha
Model XS250
Year 1978
Ownership 1979–1980
Previous bike Suzuki GT250
Next bike Suzuki GT550

Why did I buy this! It was probably the worst bike I've ever owned. It was unreliable, a bad-starter and not even quick. No wonder I stayed away from Yamahas back then.

I do remember justice being done though as the next owner wrapped it round a telegraph pole in quite a spectacular fashion.