Classic Excelsior Motorcycles

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High Achiever: 1916 Excelsior Twin

1916 Excelsior Model 17-3 Engine: 998cc (61ci) air-cooled IOE V-twin, 3.328in x 3.5in bore and stroke, 6:1 compression ratio (approx.), 15-20hp (est.) Carburetion: Single Schebler Model HX Transmission: 3-speed hand shift, chain final drive Electrics: Bosch ZEV magneto ignition Frame/wheelbase: Single downtube keystone frame w/engine as stressed member/59in ...

Margie Siegal

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