February 2023 Bike of the Month
Bike of the Month Russ Truex of Huntington Beach with his 1975 Yamaha RD125B

Make: Yamaha
Model: RD125B
Year: 1975
Country of Origin: Japan
Engine: 125cc inline twin 2-Stroke
Transmission: 5 speed
Owner: Russ Truex
City: Huntington Beach

1975 Yamaha RD125B

Congratulations to Russ Truex of Huntington Beach for winning Bike of the Month with his 1975 Yamaha RD125B. Russ won a plaque provided by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys.

Russ has owned this 100% original RD for 17 years. It's all original aside from the tires and NOS mufflers that he changed on it.

He owns thirteen motorcycles, seven Yamaha RD's and one Honda. He has been coming to the meet for years and has placed with this bike in the past.

For a more extensive look into the RD125B, Classic Motorbikes has a nice article here:

Thank you Russ for bringing your Yamaha out for all of us to see. See all the photos in our February Gallery.

The Bike of the Month contest is held monthly at the Vintage Bike OC meet. Qualifying motorcycles must be 30 years old or older. Former Bike of the Month winning bikes are not eligible to win again. Anyone attending the meet is eligible to enter a qualifying bike in the contest and vote for their favorite bike. The winning bike is chosen by a popular vote and is featured on the Home page for one month and in this feature article. The Bike of the Month articles are permanent content on the site.

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