Laverda SF1 750 (1973)

The Laverda 750 SF1 motorcycle was produced in 1973 and features a four-stroke parallel twin-cylinder engine with a capacity of 744cc. The bike has a compression ratio of 8.9:1 and is cooled by air. It is equipped with 2x 36mm Dell’Orto PHF carburetors and Bosch electronic ignition, which allows for an electric start. At its peak, the Laverda 750 SF1 has a maximum power of 65 horsepower at 7300 rpm. The bike has a wet plate clutch with a five-speed transmission, and the final drive is through a chain. For suspension, the front has Ceriani telescopic forks, while the rear has a swinging fork with Ceriani adjustable shocks. Braking is managed by 2X 230mm drums at the front and a 200mm drum at the rear. The bike has a rake of 28.0 degrees and a trail of 82mm/3.2in, with a wheelbase of 1452mm/57.2in and a seat height of 790mm/31.1in. The dry weight of the bike is 215kg/474lbs, with a fuel capacity of 19 litres/5.0 US Gal. Overall, the Laverda 750 SF1 is a powerful and reliable motorcycle that continues to be popular among enthusiasts today.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Laverda 750 SF1

Year: 1973

Engine: Four stroke, parallel twin cylinders, SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder
Capacity: 744 cc / 45.4 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 80 x 74 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 8.9:1
Induction: 2x 36mm Dell’Orto PHF carburetors
Ignition: Bosch electronic
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 65 hp / 47.4 kW @ 7300 rpm
Clutch: wet plate
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Ceriani telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Swinging fork, Ceriani adjustable shocks
Front Brakes: 2X 230mm drum

Rear Brakes: 200mm drum
Front Tyre: 3.50-18
Rear Tyre: 4.0-18
Rake: 28.0 degrees
Trail: 82 mm / 3.2 in
Wheelbase: 1452 mm / 57.2 in
Seat Height: 790 mm / 31.1 in
Dry Weight: 215 kg / 474 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 19 Litres / 5.0 US gal

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