Dalesman was an English motorcycle manufacturer that started by utilizing Puch motors. They made three versions: trials, motocross, and enduro. Production was based out of Yorkshire between 1968 and 1974, making this Enduro (also branded as the Scout) bike one of the last off the line.
In 1972, Dalesman switched from Puch motors to ones supplied by Sachs. The 125 Sachs was paired with a 6 speed transmission and Robin E Humphreys (REH) forks. Over six years, Dalesman produced about 2,000 bikes, approximately 75% of which were sent to the US. For more on Dalesman, check out this article on Trial Mag UK.
The seller says this has 11 miles but the odometer says 118. He refers to it as a Trials model but those look much cooler. He has had the bike since 2000, and it’s been in storage the entire time. He includes plenty of information about the brand and its history. By the end of the run, these bikes weren’t competitive compared to what the Spanish marques of Bultaco, OSSA, and Montesa were putting out. Find this Dalesman for sale here on Craigslist in Santa Monica, California for $2,200.
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