I was on the hunt for some brochures or articles on Yamaha’s opinion splitting dirt bike.
Firstly, found this poster
Where does the MX500 come from ? Never seen it referred to as that, so quite interested in why, potentially for local marketing reasons ?
The article for the Dirt Bike review from 1973 is online . Nicely written and some good pictures. The top quality comment “[the SC500] has all the delicacy of a belch at a funeral” is priceless.
Also located another SC500 rider (mad fool) with some great pictures of him racing in the US. The pictures and gallery is on photobucket
Also, there are few threads on the Circa74 forums on the SC500, including from me