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Triumph Trident Sprint 900 Specs and Info (aka Triumph Sprint 900)

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Triumph Trident Sprint 900 (1994 model)

Triumph Trident Sprint 900 Specs…..

The Triumph Trident Sprint 900 was a half faired, sport tourer motorcycle produced by Triumph and available for sale in the UK between 1992 and 1997.

The Trident Sprint 900 was a half faired sports tourer that was built in Triumph’s Hinckely (Leicestershire) plant between November 1992 and October 1997. The Trident Sprint used a 885cc, 3 cylinder engine.
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Suzuki CS50 Roadie Specs and Info (1982 to 1988)

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Suzuki CS50 Roadie specs
1983 Suzuki CS50 DD Roadie (electric start model)

Suzuki CS50 Roadie specs…..

The Suzuki CS 50 Roadie was a 49cc, 2 stroke scooter manufactured by Suzuki Motor Corporation and sold in the UK between 1982 and 1988.

The CS50 was marketed as the ‘CS50 Roadie’ in the UK and the ‘CS50 Gemma’ in Asia and was also sold under license as the ‘Puch Lido’ in parts of Europe.
The CS50 was available as a 6 volt scooter with kick start only and a 12 volt scooter with kick and electric start.
Although the CS50 shared many parts with the CS80 (so parts could be interchanged between the 50cc and 80cc models), it was almost completely different to the 125cc model.
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Honda VFR750 Specs and Info (1986 to 1997)

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Honda VFR750 FP (1993 model)

Honda VFR750 Specs…..

The Honda VFR750 (also known as the VFR750 Interceptor in the US) was a sport tourer motorcycle produced by Honda and available for sale in the UK between March 1986 and December 1997 (when it was replaced by the VFR800.

The VFR750F used the Honda V4 configuration engine. The engine was a completely redesigned and improved version of the earlier VF700 and VF750 F models that had numerous cam shaft and bearing problems.
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Piaggio Zip 50 Cat Specs and Info (2001 to 2005)

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Piaggio Zip 50 Cat specs
2003 Zip Cat 50cc in blue

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Piaggio Zip 50 Cat Specs…..

The Zip Cat 50cc was a 4bhp, 2 stroke scooter released in January 2001 in the UK by Piaggio. The Zip Cat was a variation of the Zip 2000 with basically the same features and styling.

The Zip 50 Cat had a catalytic converter on the exhaust system and the word ‘Catalyst’ just under the word ‘Zip’ on the badges either side of the tail panel!
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Gilera DNA 50 Specs and Info (2000 to 2006)

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Gilera DNA 50 Parts…

Gilera DNA 50 Specs
Gilera DNA 50cc in red

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Gilera DNA 50 Specs…..

Introduced into the UK in July 2000, the Gilera 50cc DNA was a ground breaking hybrid of a motorbike and a scooter. The DNA 50 featured larger (14 inch) wheels and front forks and body layout similar to a motorbike, whilst using a twist and go engine, automatic transmission and drive from a scooter.

The DNA 50cc proved massively popular with younger riders and although it was restricted to 30mph (as per UK law!), it was fairly easy to de restrict and unrestricted 50cc models could (supposedly!) get up to 60mph!
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Honda SGX50 Sky Specs and Info (1997 to 2003)

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Honda SGX50 Sky Specs
SGX50 Sky with chrome plating on the exhaust cover

Honda SGX50 Sky Specs…..

The Honda SGX 50 Sky was a budget, step through, 2 stroke, 49cc scooter/moped hybrid with 16 inch wheels sold in the UK March 1997 and May 2003.
The SGX50 Sky was available in 3 different styles, a basic model, a ‘Deluxe’ model with chrome plating on the headlight, tail light, indicators and rear carrier rack and a ‘Fun’ model with semi transparent bodywork.

Although the SGX50 Sky was popular for a short while in the UK, it proved very popular in Southern Europe because of it’s simple styling and ‘easy to use’ features.

The SGX 50 was, at one point, considered as a likely replacement for the Honda C90 Cub.
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Yamaha XJ600 S Diversion Specs and Info (1992 to 2004)

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Yamaha XJ600 Diversion Specs

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Yamaha XJ600 Diversion specs…..

The Yamaha XJ600S Diversion was a basic half faired sports touring/commuter bike manufactured by Yamaha between January 1992 and January 2004 (in the UK).
The XJ 600 Diversion was also available in Europe, Australia and the USA (although it was known as the ‘Seca II’ in North America and Australia).
The XJ600S Diversion was a half faired version (aka 4BR model) released between 1992 and 2004, the XJ600N Diversion (aka 4KE model) was a naked version of the bike (with no front fairing) released between 1995 and 2004.

XJ600 Diversion front
Front view of a 1998 / 4BRE model XJ600S Diversion

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Suzuki AN125 Specs and Info (1995 to 2000)

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Part of our ‘Biking on a Budget’ blog series, we have acquired a Suzuki AN125 scooter and will be getting it back on the road just to show that you don’t need to spend £1000’s to get into (or back into!) motorcycling…….

Suzuki AN125

A little bit about the Suzuki AN125 specs…..

Models and years (in the UK)

The Suzuki AN 125 was sold in the UK between February 1995 and December 2000 and was marketed as a ‘futuristic styled’ scooter.

AN125 S (Feb 1995 to Dec 1995)…..

Frame number started: CF42A-100001—-
Description: 125cc Mono shock scooter with 10 inch, 3 spoke wheels, trapezoidal type headlight and built in indicators.
The AN125 has ‘futuristic styling’ (Suzuki’s words, not ours!), lockable front storage box, dual seat with underseat compartment and a rear carrier rack.
Available colours: Maroon or black
Cost new: £1999
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Aprilia RS50 Replica 2 Stroke Specs and Info

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Aprilia RS50 Replica

A little bit about the Aprilia RS 50 Replica…..

Engine, gearbox and drive stuff
Displacement: 49.7 cc
Engine type: Single cylinder, two-stroke, liquid cooled
Bore and stroke: 40.3mm x 39mm
Compression ratio: 11.5:1
Lubrication: Fully synthetic 2 stroke oil
Clutch: Multi plate wet clutch
Gearbox: Six speed
Gearbox oil: Synthetic 75w90 gear oil
Final drive: Chain drive
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Yamaha SR250 SE Specs and Info (1980 to 1985)

Yamaha SR250 SE specs

The Yamaha SR250 SE was a commuter style 4 stroke motorcycle manufactured between 1980 and 1985 (ish!). With styling taken from the Yam SR500 and SR400, the SR 250 was aimed at the popular quarter litre motorbike market (in the UK we used to be able to ride a motorcycle up to 250cc on a car license without the need to take any further motorbike tests).
The SR250 was available in other countries and was called the SR250 Exciter in the USA.
The SR250SE proved to be (and still is) a popular and reliable commuter bike.

Yamaha SR250-SE

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A little bit about the Yamaha SR 250 SE…..

Yamaha SR250 engine
1981 Yamaha SR250 SE engine

Engine, gearbox and drive stuff…
Information: SR250 Service Manual
Yamaha engine code: 3Y8
Displacement: 239cc ccm
Engine type: Air cooled, four stroke, single cylinder, SOHC (single overhead cam)
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