Maico MD 50 (1971-76)

The Maico MD 50 is a 49cc, single cylinder, two-stroke motorcycle that was produced from 1971 to 1976. The engine features a rotary valve inlet and an air cooling system, with a fuel/oil mixture ratio of 25:1. The bike has a maximum power output of 6.3 hp at 8200 rpm, with a 6-speed transmission and chain final drive. The front suspension is a hydraulic fork, while the rear suspension is a swing arm with spring legs. The bike is equipped with drum brakes, and has aluminium alloy wheels with laced wire spokes. The fuel tank capacity is 13.5 L, and the bike has a wet weight of 91.5 kg. The Maico MD 50 is available in red, blue and orange, and has a top speed of 95 km/h.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Maico MD 50

Year: 1971 – 76

Engine: Single cylinder, two stroke, rotary valve inlet
Capacity: 49 cc / 3.0 cub in.
Bore x Stroke: 38 x 44 mm
Cooling System: Air cooling
Compression Ratio: 11.2:1
Fuel/Oil Mixture: 25:1
Exhaust: Single, chrome
Ignition: Flywheel magneto, Bosch
Fuel System: Bing 20 mm carburetor
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 4.6 kW / 6.3 hp @ 8200 rpm
Clutch: Wet, cable operated
Transmission: 6-Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Hydraulic front fork

Rear Suspension: Swing arm with spring legs
Front Brakes: Drum, aluminium full hub, 136 mm
Rear Brakes: Drum, aluminium full hub, 160 mm
Wheels: Aluminium alloy, laced wire spokes
Front Tyre: 2.50 x 16 in.
Rear Tyre: 3.00 x 16 in.
Wet Weight: 91.5 kg / 202 kg
Fuel Capacity: 13.5 L / 3.6 US gal
Colours: Red, Blue, Orange
Top Speed: 95 km/h / 59 mph

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