Classic Silk Motorcycles

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1977 Silk 700S Sabre MK 2

1977 Silk 700S Sabre MK2Engine: 653cc 2-stroke water-cooled parallel twinTop speed: 110mphTransmission: 4-speed, enclosed chain final driveWeight (dry): 310lb (141kg)Fuel capacity: 3.6gal (13.6ltr)Price then/now: £2,482 ($5,262 at $2.12 per £1, 1979 avg. exchange rate)/$2,000-$7,000As far as Brit George Silk was concerned, the fun of riding a motorcycle in the ...

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