Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Yezdi Roadking

The Yezdi Roadking was a model of motorcycle produced in India by Ideal Jawa Ltd, Mysore from 1978 to 1996. It was sold under the brand name Yezdi - Roadking. The bike had a 250 cc engine with twin exhausts and a semi-automatic clutch. The power was 16 bhp with a top speed of 125 km/h .



Features
  • The spark plugs were of cold type and the bike also featured a semi-automatic or auto clutch, where a cam inside the gearbox housing automatically activated the clutch through a cam which is unique to this and other Yezdi models in India.
  • The familiar Jawa-CZ twin exhaust ports made the unmistakable sound when the exhaust flute mufflers and end-cores were removed.
  • Another unique feature of the bike was that the kick-starter and the gear shared the same rod as with all Yezdi models. Once the gear rod is reversed it doubles as a kicker and once started it automatically returns to the original position.
  • The chassis frame is single frame of motocross origins and was built out of square tube.
  • Rims were 16 inches.
Specifications

Manufacturer

Ideal Jawa

Also called

Roadking

Production

1978 - 1996

Predecessor

1974 Jawa CZ 250

Class

Naked bike

Engine

250 cc Air-cooled, two-stroke cycle, single cylinder, twin exhaust, kick start 16 bhp

Ignition type

CB points (till 1992), later Electronic CDI

Transmission

4-Gear

Suspension

Front: Telescopic - Hydraulic Travel - 130 mm

Rear: Hydraulic Shock Absorbers Travel - 100 mm

Brakes

Front 160mm Twin Cam double leading shoe type

Rear 160mm Single Cam Single leading shoe Tires

Tyres

3.25 x 16" x 4 ply (front & rear )

Rims :1.86 x 16" (front & rear )

Wheelbase

1350mm

Dimensions

L 2000mm

W 750mm

H 1100mm

Weight

134 kg (dry), 144 kg (wet)

Fuel capacity

16 Litres

Related

Yezdi Classic, Yezdi Deluxe, Yezdi CL-11, Yezdi Monarch

5 comments:

  1. kat kampung i ader 1 moto lame lebih kurang macam nie.. =)

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  2. Nice motorcycle friend.
    Very classic. I have too like this one. In 1982 production.

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  3. Can anyone tell me abt the semi automatic clutch feature

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  4. I have two yezdi 1986 deluxe and 1995 roadking

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  5. Powerfull - 250cc 2-in 4 stroke mounted on yezdi frame; Can it happen?

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