1960 DSK


| 12/13/2011 10:32:06 AM


Tags: Barber's Best, DSK,

1960 DSK

1960 DSK

Country: Japan
Engine: Air-cooled single cylinder four stroke
Ignition: Flywheel magneto
Power Rating: 12 hp
Bore and Stroke: 68 x 68 mm
Displacement: 245 cc
Valve: Overhead, pushrod activated
Fuel System: Single Japanese Amal carburetor
Transmission: Four speed, shaft final drive
Suspension: Front Earles type leading link fork, rear twin shock
Breaks: Front and rear drum
Weight: 315 lb.
Top Speed: 65 mph

1960 DSK

No, this is not a BMW R26, but a near identical copy made in Japan. If you are going to copy something, it may as well be one of the best lightweight designs.

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rtillery
4/14/2016 8:38:01 AM

Japanese replica or not, there's a high "cool" factor in this machine. They had me at "push rods", especially with the unique kick start & overall engine/tranny design & shaft drive...oh yeah, I'd ride it,...without shame.


tonycarlos
12/17/2011 9:21:44 AM

Another good reason to boycott Japanese made products. So long as Asians think that knocking-off other people's designs is an acceptable way of doing business, no original works will be safe. All because they feel they can produce great products cheaper.





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