Bikes and stories

Kreidler Florett

17.11.2018 | 12:00

Kreidler Florett Mokicks were built since 1957. The Kreidler Florett RS was a moped model series with two-stroke engines from Kreidler, which was built from 1967 to 1981 in over 125,000 copies. Florett mopeds were very popular among tuners because these machines were available with a number of so-called tuning sets - especially in the Netherlands - whose use was illegal. Original with an 18-mm Bing carburettor, the engine produced 5.3 hp at 7250 rpm, which resulted in a maximum speed of 80 km / h with a claw-connected five-speed gearbox.

 

Yamaha V-Max 1200

16.11.2018 | 12:00

The Yamaha V-Max, called the VMAX since 2008, is a cruiser motorcycle made by Yamaha since 1985, known for its powerful V4 engine, shaft drive, and distinctive styling.Upon its release in 1985, the V-Max garnered instant critical acclaim and earned the title "Bike of the Year" from Cycle Guide.

 

Yamaha TDR 125

15.11.2018 | 12:00

The Yamaha TDR 125 is a 2-stroke 125cc Travel Enduro. She is the little sister of the Yamaha TDM. The TDR 125 is technically closely related to the Yamaha DT 125. The water-cooled single-cylinder two-stroke engine has up to 24 hp. The Yamaha TDR 125 receives its characteristic appearance through its two large headlights. It is similar in size to the larger displacement models from Yamaha. Since the TDR 125 has been built since the late 1980s, the design is also unmistakably from the time, but is still perceived by many as timeless.

 

 

Ducati 750 SS

14.11.2018 | 12:00

In the crisis-ridden early 1990s, the Ducati 750 SS developed into a bestseller. The 750 SS is the first Ducati that was equipped with Mikuni carburetors and Denso ignition. The motorcycle was introduced in 1991 as the successor of the built only two years 750 Sport. With the new Supersport series should, at least by name, be linked to the successes of the first SS series, which had emerged from the Ducati 750 GT. The engine of the new 750 SS came with some improvements from the first timing belt driven engine from Ducati , the Pantah.

 

Honda CBX 1000

13.11.2018 | 12:00

After presentation of the Benelli 750 Sei in October 1972 (production in 1974), Honda was forced to also offer a model with six cylinders. This was the legendary Honda CBX that was produced from 1978 to 1982.

 

NSU Maxi 175

12.11.2018 | 12:00

The successor to the NSU Superfox was the 175cc NSU Maxi, model number 175 OSB. The four-stroke with Ultramax push rod control made 12.5 hp and brought the vehicle to about 110 km/h top speed. Thanks to flat steel frame the weight was moderately full with 137kg full tank. The Maxi was built from 1955 to 1957.

 

Zündapp KS 50

11.11.2018 | 12:00

The moped was manufactured with the types 510, 515, 516, 517, 530, 540 from 1962-1984. With 6 hp and about 8,000 revolutions per minute, top speeds of up to 85 km/h were achieved. The following water-cooled vehicles reached 95 km/h top speed.

 

 

Honda Dax ST 90

10.11.2018 | 12:00

Since 1969, the Honda Dax is on the roads of the world on the road. The production went until 1994. In the small vehicle works a recumbent single cylinder, the most installed engine in the world, which is still produced today in license.The Honda ST-series minibikes are known as the Dax in Europe, the Trail 70 in Canada and the USA, and the Dachshund in Japan.The ST50, ST70, and CT70 were introduced in August 1969 and produced through 1981. The larger ST90 was produced from 1973 through 1975.

 

 

Honda NTV 650 Revere

09.11.2018 | 12:00

The Honda Hawk GT NT650 motorcycle was designated as model RC31 and was designed by Toshiaki Kishi, and was the second Honda with "Pro-Arm" suspension bike after the RC30 VFR750R. The Japanese model was named the Bros, which is the far superior of the NT breed of motorcycle. The RC model designation is for bikes up to 750 cc, though the Honda Pacific Coast (PC800) has an engine of more than 750 cc and a model designation of RC34.

 

Dnepr K-750

08.11.2018 | 12:00

Since 1946 motorcycles have been produced in the Kiev motorcycle factory (Kyivs'kyi Mototsikletnyi Zavod). The Dnepr motorcycles and the other Soviet brand Ural from the Irbiter motorcycle factories (IMZ Ural) are based on the BMW R 71. 1956 appeared the K-750, with new swingarm suspension, first with a short swing fork, later again with Telegabel. The model shown is a 1966 model.