When it comes to the big, road-going two strokes, the RG500 Gamma usually tops the list as the smoker that is most like its GP counterpart. Arguably the sharpest and strongest of the two strokes offered during this era - and never officially imported into the United State - the Gamma has grown to legendary status as a rider as well as a collector. This particular example touts a nearly-impossible-to-get California title, which for the denizens of the Golden State will sell organs and first born children.
From the seller:
Here is the ultra rare 1986 RG500 suzuki Gamma! This bike has had a lot of money put into it! Starts first kick! Runs great! This bike has had a bunch of lance gamma work done to it, like his custom reinforced swing arm, carb check ball valve, jets and air filter kit, custom chambers as they weave between each other under the gas tank (was told they might be mark dent?) I can not confirm that as all of this work was done in the 90's including custom battery relocation with built in oil tank with clear hose on the side to show level. Large suzuki wheels with nice big rubber, custom gsxr front end with dual disks and tokico breaks on front and stock gamma on rear with new lines. This bike was in a private collection with some really amazing bikes keeping it company when I found it. This bike comes with clean California title and non op registration as it has not seen road use since 1996!
The seller has produced a "start up" video of the bike. The video definitely shows the less than museum quality condition of the plastics & paintwork, and some of the camera angles may induce nausea for those with motion sickness. But crank up the sound and listen to the glorious soundtrack of a rotary valve, square four two stroke!
Bidding has been brisk in the auction thus far - so there is clear interest in the bike. There is a reserve in place and the current bid has just crossed over the $5k mark. The bike does not appear to be street legal currently (missing headlight and mirrors), and as such is likely more a "work in progress" for those looking to show it off on the street. Still, we don't see many Gammas these days (there can never be enough!), and fewer still with CA plates and title. Check it out here.