Watch: Little Giant The PW50 Story

Film: Brett Smith of We Went Fast/Early Light Media

For the last four decades, the Yamaha PW50 has been a legend in the backyards of future motocross champions, Dakar winners, and backwoods warriors alike. Follow along with journalist Brett Smith as he takes a trip down memory lane and shares the roots of his love of motorcycling with his daughter by rebuilding his original 1981 PW50 together and teaching her to ride it. Ricky Carmichael, Ryan Villopoto, Becca Sheets, Cory Texter, and Cooper Webb share how the fabled PW50 helped to shape their careers and the world of motorcycling. Chances are, you or someone you know were amongst the millions who had a PW50 spark their passion for two wheels.

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