Velocette LE MK2 (1950-58)

The Velocette LE MKII motorcycle was produced between 1950 and 1958. It was equipped with a four-stroke, flat twin cylinder engine with a capacity of 192cc and a compression ratio of 6:1. The bike had a water-cooled cooling system, a wet sump lubrication system, and an Amal 363 monobloc carburetor. Its ignition was powered by a coil, while its battery was a 6V, 42W unit. The bike had a pull handle starting system and could produce 5.9 kW of power at 5000 rpm. The three-speed transmission was paired with a dry, three-plate clutch and a shaft final drive. The frame was made of pressed steel, and it had spoked wheels, telescopic fork front suspension, and dual coil springs and spring loaded seat rear suspension. The motorcycle had a front 5 x 0.75in diameter offset drum brake, later increased to 1″, and a rear drum brake with identical specs. The bike measured 2083mm in length, 635mm in width, and had a wheelbase of 1300mm. Its seat was 711mm high, and it had a ground clearance of 114 mm. The two-tone color options were pale blue, olive green, ruby, and silver grey. The dry weight of the motorcycle was 113.4kg, and it could hold 5.7L of fuel, later increased to 7.4L. Source: Wikipedia.

Technische Daten:

Make Model: Velocette LE MKII

Year: 1950 – 58

Engine: Four stroke, flat twin cylinder
Capacity: 192 cc / 11.7 cub in
Bore x Stroke: 50 x 49 mm
Compression Ratio: 6:1
Kühlsystem: Wassergekühlt
Schmierung: Nasssumpf
Carburetor: Amal 363 monobloc
Zündung: Spule
Battery: 6V, 42W
Starting: Pull handle
Max Power: 5.9 kW / 8 hp @ 5000 rpm
Kupplung: Trocken, Drei-Scheiben-Kupplung
Getriebe: 3-Gang
Endantrieb: Welle
Gear Ratio: 1st 2.078 / 2nd 1.105 / 3rd 0.739:1

Frame: Pressed steel frame
Dimensions: Length: 2083 mm / 82 in Width: 635 mm / 25 in
Radstand: 1300 mm / 51.2 in
Seat height: 711 mm / 28 in
Bodenfreiheit: 114 mm / 4.5 in
Vordere Federung: Teleskopgabel
Rear Suspension: Dual coil springs and spring loaded seat
Front Brakes: 5 x 0.75 in diameter offset drum (from 1954 width increased to 1″)
Rear Brakes: 5 x 0.75 in diameter offset drum (from 1953 width increased to 1″)
Räder: Speichen
Front Tyre: 3.00 x 19″ (from 1956: 3.25 x 18″)
Rear Tyre: 3.00 x 19″ (from 1956: 3.25 x 18″)
Fuel Capacity: 5.7 L / 1.5 US gal (from 1955: 7.4 L / 1.9 US gal)
Dry Weight: 113.4 kg / 250 lbs
Colours: Silver grey, Two-tone: Ruby, Olive green, Pale blue
Quelle: Wikipedia

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