Well the YZ went down the road to a new owner yesterday, 40+ years of Yamaha except for a brief period on a Suzuki RMX in the late 90's. Hope the Beta is as bulletproof as my Yamaha's were. I started out on a 69 DT1 in 69 picked up used when a spoiled kid wanted a snowmobile so grandma said he had to sell the bike to pay for part of it. Don't remember the miles on it when purchased, but it was like new for $600 - had to sell it the end of the next summer to finish paying for the last two kids born. Back then you could charge the birthing costs at the hospital and we had two within 10 and a half months in 67 & 68 and I was feeling guilty, sold it for what I had paid. The Beta should make it easier for me with electric start and a shorter seat height, holding off from adding a Rekluse for a while as I have had them on my last couple of YZs. I will be getting one tho, I just think I learn more about the bike for a month or two riding with the manual clutch.