J'ai fait 500km depuis sa restauration et elle est très agréable à conduire et très saine. . Also available as options were sport tanks of 26 L 5. It has good alloy rims and tires are good. Designed by Max Fritz, it was very advanced for its day, being of unit construction and featuring a recirculating wet sump oiling system with a drip feed to the roller big -end bearings. Because the was dry, there were seals at the rear of the crankshaft, at both ends of the transmission, at the rear of the driveshaft, and at the front and rear of the rear drive unit: lots of seals to develop leaks.
The rubber-mounted headlamp threw a wide, flat beam which illuminated both sides of the road for a sufficient distance ahead to permit speeds up to 80 mph to be used on unlit main roads in perfect safety after dark. The photo was used by a scammer in an attempt to defraud a buyer in Belgium. Related bikes List for comparison of specs. When we are two contestants back we start the motor to warm her up. Front-fork trail and shock-absorber mountings are readily adjustable for sidecar work. Record return runs are all conducted first thing on the morning following the qualifying run.
Wide spacing of the gear ratios and a relatively heavy engine speed clutch combined to make clean gear changes difficult. The pleasant hum from the interconnected exhausts reflected the fact that exhaust noise is controlled by legislation in Germany. My son and grandsons love them so, they are priceless to me. The bike is with me here in Murcia - Spain. The new dome Z-Racing is made from acrylic 3mm plastic, offering good flexibility and high resistance to impacts and scratches, says Puig.
We get the timing slip from the timing shack and do a quick computation. In short, the latest R50 is one of the most outstanding contemporary models, combining to an admirable degree high performance, silky running, quietness, comfort, cleanliness and ease of maintenance. A green light in the headlamp shell indicates that neutral is selected. Reigning champion Checa of Althea Ducati had a stunning high-side crash while leading on the sixth lap of Race One. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 00:00:00 -0700 Documents released by the U. Je l'ai achetée en 1987 , à un ami. High road performance necessitates good brakes.
With the twistgrip set for a fast tickover, the engine invariable came to life at the first depression of the kick-starter The starter pedal moves in a transverse plane and it was a simple matter for the rider to operate it with his right foot while standing on the left of the machine. Earles fork and telescopic fork models both were manufactured for these two years and were available to customers. Pivoted at its nose, the pan-type saddle further enhanced the rider's comfort. These were the 26bhp 500cc R50, the 30bhp 600cc R60 and the sporting 35bhp 600cc R69. If you are interested let me know. This meant that leaking seals could become a problem for the owners. The Z-Racing has been tested in a wind tunnel and now gives a claimed 12 per cent aerodynamic improvement over the original screen.
Engine starting was effortless and certain. I have the throttle to the stop now and watch the tach climb quickly to 8,000 then 8,100rpm. An ingenious twistgrip design gives a graduated rate of opening of the two throttles. Fairings included the Wixom Ranger handlebar-mounted fairing made in Illinois, and Avon. This year we added a fabulous dustbin fairing fabricated by Dean Paulus and painted by Bob Clark of Puget Sound Autobody. If you like them they are worth what you and the seller agree on. Here is your opportunity to own and drive a piece of motorcycling history.
During that period, the famous German marquee has also earned renown for allegiance to shaft transmission, cleanliness of power units and high quality of workmanship. The hand grips are not original, but much more comfortable. Black paint is probably original, stripes are probably not. Those delivered in the U. Once shiny new cherished possessions, they became with the passage of years and miles just another old motorcycle.
Most of us don't get that opportunity. Do not give out your phone details, do everything by email. The front brakes were double leading shoes, and the rear had a single leading shoe. I sit up and slow quickly, making the turn toward the recovery road. Its high engineering quality gives real pleasure to the knowledgeable and should add appreciably to pride of ownership.