2005 MZ 1000S Motorcycle Review — Ultimate MotorCycling

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2005 MZ 1000S | Motorcycle

When the conversation turns to motorcycles, three letters spring to mind: BMW. the most famous acronym in the world, the Bavarian Motor has been producing solid, motorcycles for more than 80 Not as recognizable in the United States, is another German manufacturer has been producing motorcycles for as long.

Simply known as MZ Zschopau), the company traces its to the once-glorious DKW Company, which began producing small engines for bicycles in 1920.

Chance landed the company the Iron Curtain at the end of World War II, and the German company took the MZ in 1956; by the time Germany in 1989, more than 2 small two-… motorcycles had out of the Zschopau factory. MZ enjoyed racing success both in the and on the racetracks of Europe, and in 1992 the privatized and began producing under the name MuZ (Motorrad und for a short time, before bought out by Hong Leong a powerful Malaysian conglomerate.

Continuing with its range of machines using a Yamaha engine, MZ started investing in new machinery and tooling to produce a 1-liter motorcycle. Known as the the first prototypes appeared in the bike entered full in early 2004.

There is no the bike’s distinct Euro The sleek, angular bodywork around a dual bridge, chrome moly frame, and a unique pair of dual headlights up front. A Marzocchi inverted fork holds a 17-inch front wheel and full adjustability for rebound and damping, as well as spring

The front wheel—as with the designed exclusively for MZ to be lighter and than a conventional alloy and comes wrapped in a 120/70 ZR 17 Sportec M1 tire. A pair of four-piston calipers, squeezing standard 320mm semifloating handle braking duties.

A crafted dual cantilever, swingarm is attached to the trellis in the rear and houses a single Sachs rear shock features a remote hydraulic adjuster and a 5.5-inch rear fitted with a 180/55 ZR 17 Sportec M1. There is nothing about the rear brake a good, solid Nissin caliper married to a 240mm The MZ1000S truly sets apart from the rest of the crowd with its powerplant.

Featuring a compact, 180-degree twin, the 998cc engine has built with longevity in and in its current state of tune out 115 hp at 9,000 rpm. Double camshafts work on four per cylinder, and are driven by a hydraulically cam chain running on the side of the A Sagem fuel injection feeds into the large and burned gas exits through a exhaust system, with two converters in each muffler.

This allows the MZ to pass Euro emission laws.

the engine in such a mild of tune, it is something of a surprise to the 6-speed gearbox is a removable unit. With a definite touring focus, it seems that MZ would fit a gearbox suited to the demands of racing; poses the possibility that a to the racetrack might be in the cards for MZ in the future.

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