Suzukit TS185 Sierra (1973-76)

The Suzuki TS185 Sierra was a two-stroke, single cylinder motorcycle introduced in 1973 and produced until 1976. It had a 183 cc capacity and could produce a maximum power of 13.4 kW at 7000 rpm, and a maximum torque of 18.6 Nm at 6500 rpm. The engine had a compression ratio of 6.7:1 and was cooled by air. The induction was provided by a Mikuni VM26 carburetor, and the ignition was Suzuki PEI, pointless. The bike had a kick starter and a wet, multiplate clutch with a 5-speed transmission and chain final drive. The front suspension was telescopic fork, oil-dampened and three-way adjustable, while the rear suspension consisted of a swinging arm, dual shocks, coil springs, oil-dampened and five-way adjustable. The brakes were drum, internal expanding on both the front and rear wheels. The bike had a length of 2035 mm, a width of 838 mm, and a height of 1135 mm, with a wheelbase of 1341 mm and a ground clearance of 246 mm. It could climb up to 35 degrees and had a dry weight of 102 kg. The fuel capacity was 6.8 liters and the top speed claimed was 121 km/h.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Suzuki TS 185 Sierra

Year: 1973 – 76

Engine: Two stroke, single cylinder, aluminium, piston port
Capacity: 183 cc / 11.2 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 64 57 mm
Compression Ratio: 6.7:1
Cooling Sytem: Air cooled
Induction: Mikuni VM26 carburetor
Ignition: Suzuki PEI, pointless
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 13.4 kW / 18 hp @ 7000 rpm
Max Torque: 18.6 Nm / 1.9 kgf-m / 13.7 lb-ft @ 6500 rpm
Clutch: Wet, multiplate
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Telescopic fork, oil-dampened, 3-way adjustable
Front Wheel Travel: 152 mm / 6.0 in

Rear Suspension: Swinging arm, dual shocks, coil springs, oil-dampened, 5-way adjustable
Front Brakes: Drum, internal expanding
Rear Brakes: Drum, internal expanding
Front Tyre: 3.00-19 4PR Trails
Rear Tyre: 3.50-18 4PR Trails
Dimensions: Length: 2035 mm / 80.1 in Width: 838 mm / 33.0 in Height: 1135 mm / 44.7 in
Wheelbase: 1341 mm / 52.8 in
Ground Clearance: 246 mm / 9.7 in
Climbing Ability: 35o
Dry Weight: 102 kg / 225 lbs
Oil Capacity: 1.1 Litres / 2.3 US pt / 1.9 Imp pt
Fuel Capacity: 6.8 Litres / 1.8 US gal / 1.5 Imp gal
Top Speed (claimed): 121 km/h / 75 mph

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