Clymer Manuals MV Augusta 850SS Walk Around Video
http://www.clymer.com Clymer Manuals got an up-close look at Dale Keesecker’s 1977 MV Augusta 850SS at the 2013 HoAME Vintage Motorcycle Show. This classic Italian motorbike was named Best-Of-Show by the HoAME Club.
Clymer on the lift didn't have to go far to attend the 2013 Heart of America Motorcycle Enthusiasts club 22nd Annual Vintage Motorcycle Show. Classic vintage antique motorcycles motorcycle bikes British, German, Japanese, Italian, European, American motorbikes were all on display. Manufacturers included Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Yamaha, BMW, Harley Davidson, Vincent, Triumph, BSA, Norton, Brough Superior, Indian, Cushman, Vespa, Laverda, Puch, Lambretta, MV Augusta, Ducati, Matchless, Zundapp, Moto Guzzi, AJS and more. There were 100% perfect restorations, bike ridden in, a few trailer queens, full-on customs, cafe racers, choppers, bobbers, trials bikes, dirt bikes, road racers...any type or style motorcycle you could imagine.
MV AUGUSTA SPECIFICATIONS on BIKESEVOLUTION.COM
Air cooled, four stroke, transverse four cylinders, DOHC. 2 valves per cylinder.
Bore x Stroke
68.8 x 56 mm
4x 27mm Dell'Orto carb.
Ignition / Starting
61 KW 81.8 hp @ 9000 rpm
Transmission / Drive
5 Speed / chain
38mm Forcelle Italia telescopic forks, preload, rebound damping adjustable.
Dual Koni shocks preload adjustable
2x 280mm discs
Single 280mm disc
850SS on BRINGATRAILER.COM
Blue-Chip Bialbero: 1977 MV Agusta 850SS
MV Agusta was famous through the 50s and 60s for their innumerable Grand Prix wins, but it was the DOHC Four of the 70s that ascended their bikes into the hyper exotic.
In the realm of four cylinder designs, few are as evocative as a 70s vintage MV Agusta. One look at the cylinder head, and one is instantly reminded of MV’s prolific racers of the 50s and 60s. Furthermore, this design borrowed heavily from older Gilera race bikes, which in turn descended from the Rondine four of 1934. The heart of this bike is the culmination of decades of Italian racing history.
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