The Yamaha XT500 is a twin-valve single-cylinder enduro-adventure motorcycle made by Yamaha from 1975 until 1989. The yamaha XT 600 / 600 Ténéré PDF XT 500 was shown at the US dealer convention in September 1975, and in Europe in the summer of 1976.
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The bike became an instant success and was produced until 1981 when it was replaced by four-valve engines. The XT won the first big African rallies, which were on the rise in the late seventies. Dakar Rally, which confirmed the supremacy of the XT 500. The 21-inch front wheel and the 18-inch rear with enduro-style tires make it fit for both on- and off-road use. Seat height and ground clearance are adequate and the machine has the typical dual-purpose handling characteristics, which makes it suitable for a wide range of duties, from crossing rough city roads to country lanes or paths.