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Friday, 15 March 2013

Friday bike



1956 Colleda 250 TT

How's that for a groovy bike! The Japanese Colleda 250 TT was a two stroke twin producing 16 bhp and featuring 'interesting' styling. Love those long rear indicator mounts and the headlight nacelle!

Technical details:

Colleda TT 1956
Overall Length: 1,975 mm (77.8 in)
Overall Width: 690 mm (27.2 in)
Overall Height: 1,000 mm (39.4 in)
Wheelbase: 1,280 mm (50.4 in)
Dry Weight: 158 kg (348 lbs)
Engine type: Air-cooled 247 cc parallel twin 2-stroke. 16 hp/ 6,000 rpm, 2.1 kg-m/ 4,000 rpm.
Bore and stroke: 54 x 54 mm
Compression ratio: 7 :1
Tyres: 3.25-16
Maximum speed: 130 kph

What happened to Colleda? In 1960 they changed their brand name to Suzuki, and that's where another story starts........

1 comment:

  1. Styling is very much like a 50's NSU. Some of the early Hondas as well had that look.

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