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Maico is the name of an private company in the Swabian with Tübingen. It was created of Ullrich Maisch as MAIsch and began with the building of and accessories. Off approx.

1931 also easy of motorcycles in and sales programtaken up, now under the of the sons of the firm founder, and Wilhelm Maisch.

Toward the World War one turned the production toy and wood-distilling apparatuses to, deliberated however after economic the building of Motorfahrrädern using of other manufacturers.

Since the for larger machines continued to engines of appropriate size of foreign suppliers were not produced Maico 1950 the own two-… engine, which also in the scooters “ Maicomobil “Maicoletta” use.

End of the 1950er years left the interestat motorcycles in Germany the demand tended toward Like many other then produced also from 1955 to 1957 car of models with water-cooled secondary act row series of 400 and 450 cm 3 capacity 15 and/or. 18 HP of maximum output; the model MC400/H was manufactured in copies.

The viersitzige type MC was still more successful, by over 6300 pieces produced. Only small experienced however the combination MC 500 G, the viersitzige model MC 400/4 and 110 the fast 20-HP model sport”, toAt the end of of 1957 was (only 4 pieces). Refrained the latter model it acts these types only the production continuation of the champion car with some advancements.

Because of the leaving interest in motorcycles and the little successful car episode Maico set CROSSes now on and Moto — Machines; the devices from the house enjoyed at this time a reputation and were successful.

1960 to 1966 Maico deliver the military motorcycle M 250/B in a number of items of 10,000 to the German Federal Forces. The model M 250/B the before usedlittle cross-country — and DKW machines off, the work had to take the assistance of the union due to the high number of in Nuremberg to assistance. The two-wheeler installed for instance a third of the machines; however Maico also for the motorcycles engine in Nuremberg,Tank, forks and hubs.

Also a new attempt within the of the road motorcycles in the middle of the years seemed first successful. The MD 125, whose amounted to 1966 14.5 HP, was at time strongest Serienmaschine of its However no market for motorcycles of existed in GermanyOrder of magnitude, Maico one hoped for appropriate abroad.

Maico GS 360
Maico GS 360

1967 appeared to 125 in the of the MD a small motor cycle today in the Federal Republic no common motorcycle class to 50 ccm under the designation MD 50, a model the uncommon rotary valve increase. HoweverMaico with model was not in a the position, the dominance of the Florett and Hercules — in this market segment to not last also due to the various defects, which the MD adhered to 50 and be never completely eliminated.

So also that could at time uncommon six-course (starting from 1972), the chassis, which do not prevent dependently rather maintenance-poor and the purchase price favorable in to the competition that the MD 50 had a bad reputation. the MD 250, 250 a ccm variant, last in the version MD 250WK on the market, and the with the Maico R-S 125, a for road racing, built the 1970er years, did not bring a success to Maico.

Maico year of construction 1968, Moto CROSS Radevormwald, 2005

an almost legendary however had starting from 1960er area motorcycles, justified the success of the company by a of successes in the Motocross sport the 1970er years, developed of Maico. The drivers of the May CO running placed 50 Motocross world in 20 years not only, but achieved a multiplicity of further prices. one was Hans Maisch, the son of William of one of the successful May CO work drivers.

To economic problems — not due to of disputes within the family — it came in the middle of the years to the third bankruptcy, which the exempt private was finally dissolved.The mark was sold and is manufactured in such a way today still motorcycles the label name Maico.

became the company Maico to the supplier Lorenz Merkle sold. Company headquarters at time was in Nördlingen in Bavaria. Merkle June. began a new conceiving of the May CO motorcycles.Center of the 1990er was sold to Maico to a Netherlands the company name remained until today (conditions in the possession of the family Merkle.

Maico GS 360
Maico GS 360
Maico GS 360
Maico GS 360
Maico GS 360
Maico GS 360
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