MAICO M 125 1948 — 1951

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Maico 500 Supermoto

MAICO M 125 1948 —

Engines:

MAICO M 125 123 (1948 1951)

History

Maico is the of a family business in the Swabian in Tübingen. It was founded in 1926 by mash than mash and began the construction of bicycles and From about 1931 motorcycles were also in the production and sales program, now the management of the sons of the company Otto and Wilhelm Maisch.

The test versions

Maico is the of a family business in the Swabian in Tübingen. It was founded in 1926 by mash than mash and began the construction of bicycles and From about 1931 motorcycles were also in the production and sales program, now the management of the sons of the company Otto and Wilhelm Maisch.

The test versions of the Maico were equipped with a engine, the ILO engine works. In 98 cc Fichtel Sachs engine and the powerful 118 cc were mostly and 150-cc engines installed Also, the use of 60 cc ILO, Saxonette, 200 cc and 125 cc Sachs engine in small can be detected.

By the Schell Plan, the Socialist government, which at reducing the diversity of types in the Car, Maico was forced in to build a single model, with the manufacturers Hecker, and UT. This model, the K 125 with 125 cc ILO port engine (single with two exhaust pipes) was mainly developed by Maico and during the war, in addition to the of parts from suppliers for the of armaments, built in small For export were the 98 cc — 118 cc and models still available.

After the Second World Maico turned briefly to the of toys and wood gasifiers, but in the face of stormy demand for vehicles back to the construction of bikes back, first the new 98 cc Sachs engine with twist shifter.

The production of the K 125 was strongly hampered by lack of availability and quality problems of the supplier ILO South American in Munich and lasting difficulties in the scarce engines over the into the French zone of occupied Pfäffingen. As developed and first Maico improved of ILO crankshafts and transmissions for the spare required to present a separate for the new model M 125 in the fall of 1948 for the time.

The M-125 engine as Maico-nose motor) only to his ILO optical model, in fact it was a new Key differentiator for the ILO’s three-speed shifter from Magura.

Stronger versions of this found 175 used motorcycles in the M 150 and M and also in the scooters Maicomobil Mb and 151 Mb. the beginning of 1952 M 175, MB and a few copies of the M 151 was a new four-speed Fußschaltgetriebe in the old form (so-called Maico-nose available for the models.

1953 was a redesign of the Maicomotoren. The dimensions were again the alternator is integrated into the the appearance was smoothed and remained unchanged in this form the release of the five-speed models 22 later.

This type of (so-called Maico-round engine) was in different capacity variants in the motorcycles M 175, M 200, Passat, M 175 S, M 200 S, M 250 / M 277 Blizzard, the scooters MB 200 and Maicoletta 175, 250 and 277 and various equipment. The top model of the 1950s was the an innovative two-cylinder two-… ³ with either 350 or 400 cc engine

From 1954, the general in motorcycles in Germany eased, trended toward automobile.

many other companies, as Maico produced from to 1958 small car models all-steel body, a water two-cylinder two-… engines from 400 to 450 cc with 15 and 18 hp. They speeds of 80 or 90 km / h, the two-seat Model 400 H was 3008 times in total, of as at Maico MC 400 / H 783 copies.

More successful was in 1955 at the IAA four-seater Type MC 500/4, of the shares at a price of 3665, DM were produced. Only series, however, experienced the model MC 500 G (a total of 21 pieces, 4500, — DM), the model MC 400/4 and 110 km / h fast Model 500 Sport, which was by the end of 1957 (only 4 pieces). from the latter model is in types just to continue the of the small car champion with further developments.

Due to the declining in road bikes and the less small car now on Episode sat Maico and off-road machinery, sports Maico enjoyed from the at this time a good and were successful.

From to 1961 Maico was able to the military motorcycle model 250 M / B in a of about 10,000 in the armed and the Federal Border. The Model 250 M / B the little terrain Triumph and DKW previously used, with the of internal political reason and due to the number of pieces had to call on the of the two-wheeler union in Nuremberg. The union mounted about a of the machines produced, but also for the Maico created in Nuremberg engine, tank, forks and

Maico 500 Supermoto

Also a new attempt in the field of bikes mid-1960s seemed at very successful. The Model MD 125 was in 1966 with 14.5 hp at the time the most powerful engine in its class. However, in there was no market for motorcycles of size, with Maico was to corresponding paragraphs abroad.

1962 Maico bought the development company OJR (Josef Rosamowski) a completed patent a a disc brake in order to the weak production in winter another business. The offered now disc brakes as an upgrade for should attract interested as a racing driver. Maico conversion kits except for the VW and 1500 as well for the Porsche Karmann Ghia, as well as on the 404.

In 1967 the suspension of the MD 125 is a (a day in the Federal Republic no longer in use class to 50 cc) under the name MD 50, a with a rotary valve However, with this Maico was unable to threaten the of Kreidler, Zundapp and Hercules in this market segment, not due to various manufacturing defects the MD 50 adhered and could not be completely

So also prevented the then six-speed gearbox (from the outstanding chassis, the construction more maintenance-free motor and the in relation to its competitors purchase is not that the MD 50 had a bad reputation. Also, the MD a 250 cc variant, most recently in the version of MD 250 WK on the market, and the attempt of the in the 1970s Maico RS 125 is a motorcycle for racing in larger quantity to Maico brought no commercial The up to 190-km / h RS 125 was offered until most recently for DM 6170.00, a current price of 8,700 entspricht.1

An almost legendary reputation, had developed by Maico from the road motorcycles that the success of the company through a of successes in the motocross sport in the Contrary to other statements, it is but failed to win a motocross world Besides Åke Jonsson, Adolf and Willy Bauer, Hans the son of Wilhelm Maisch, one of the successful factory rider.

By economic — not least because of within the family mashing it came in the middle of the 1980s, the bankruptcy, in which the family was dissolved.

In 1987, the industrial Lawrence Merkle sen. the of the company, including the brand Former headquarters was in Nördlingen in Lawrence Merkle jun. with a redesign of the Maico the innovations included as a diesel-powered Wankel engine.

Mid-1990s, was sold to a Dutch company. the brand name of Merkle was

According to a statement on its own website, the bicycle Köstler GbR in Leverkusen 1999 in small numbers motorcycles under the name her.2 the current bid are motocross, and supermoto machines with single-cylinder two-… engines of 250 to 685 cm ³.

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