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Harley-Davidson Hummer

The Hummer was a model manufactured by Harley-Davidson 1955 to 1959. However, the Hummer is now used generically to to all American-made single-cylinder two-… motorcycles manufactured from to 1966. [ 1 ] These motorcycles based on the DKW RT125. the drawings for were taken from as war reparations after World War II. [ 2 ] drawings were also to the United Kingdom and the Soviet as war reparations, resulting in the BSA Bantam [ 3 ] and the MMZ Moskva. later known as the [ 4 ]

Model 125 (1948–1952) [ edit ]




The Model 125 [ 7 ] or S-125 [ 8 ] was introduced by in 1947 as a 1948 model. [ 8 ] The two-… engine produced horsepower, which was sent a three-speed foot-shift transmission. [ 6 ] The suspension used girder suspended by large rubber

More than ten thousand 125s were sold the first year of production. [ 6 ] [ 7 ] largely being ignored by the 125 gained a large following young riders, many of would go on to ride larger [ 5 ]

The rubber-band front suspension was in 1951 by a telescopic fork to as Tele-Glide. [ 1 ] [ 6 ]

Model 165 (1953–1959) [ edit ]

The 165 replaced the S-125 in 1953. The was increased in size to 165 cc.

Hummer [ edit ]

The Hummer was added to model line in 1955. It was a basic model using a B-model engine with the old capacity. It was named after Hummer, a Harley dealer in Nebraska who led national Harley sales. [ 2 ]

The Hummer was as basic as it have been. It had magneto and was sold without battery, horn, turn signals, or light. [ 1 ]

Super 10 (1960–1961) [ edit ]

The 165 and the Hummer were both by the Super 10 in 1960. The Super 10 a 165cc version of the B-model previously used in 125cc in the Hummer.

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Ranger (1962) [ ]

The Ranger was an off-road Harley-Davidson It had an extra-low final-drive ratio of (12-tooth countershaft gear and rear sprocket) with lighting system nor front It is believed to have been to consume their supply of engines, which would not be for their other models. [ 9 ]

Pacer (1962–1965) [ edit ]

The was the replacement for the Super-10. It used the enlarged 175cc B-model

In 1963, one year into the frame of the Pacer was heavily The new frame incorporated rear through an L-shaped swingarm actuated a spring mounted under the engine. [ 10 ] [ 11 ] [ 12 ] The seat and fender were supported on a bolted to the main frame. [ 12 ]

Scat (1962–1965) [ edit ]

The was a dual-purpose motorcycle based on the It had a high-mounted front fender, handlebars, softer springs the seat, a scrambler-style high-mounted pipe, and street-legal off-road The extra-low final-drive ratio of the was available on the Scat as an option. The also received the Pacer’s new in 1963. [ 9 ]

Bobcat (1966) [ ]

The Bobcat was the last of the RT125-based and the only one offered in 1966, its year in production. [ 13 ] Based on the Pacer frame, it had ABS resin moulded in one piece that the tank and the rear tire and the seat. [ 14 ] It was the only RT125-based with a standard dual [ 15 ]

Harley-Davidson SS 175
Harley-Davidson SS 175
Harley-Davidson SS 175

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