An American made motorcycle, that was stripped down to its bare essentials, in hopes of competing against its rising foreign competition. We only have a small portion of our ads on eBay at any time. This bike is in real good condition. The item you are viewing is an original magazine print advertisement, which is what we sell. With a basic design, it had a single cylinder, 125cc engine that produce 3 horsepower. To keep costs down, the Model B lacked a front brake and battery-powered lighting and ignition.
Every issue delivers exciting and evocative articles and photographs of the most brilliant, unusual and popular motorcycles ever made! I will ship as soon as payment is received except for weekends and holidays, items will be shipped only on business days, that are not holidays. Year Published: 1949Format: Black + WhiteSize: 6. The pioneering forks were used first on an Ariel in 1913, a year after the Titanic sank, and even then they used a spring. Thanks again and happy bidding!!!! This website is not associated with any product manufacturer mentioned in any way. Even so, the S-125 proved to be efficient and reliable enough for Harley to keep it, and later variations based on the original, in the lineup through 1966.
Net result: a free fender and a few other free components that helped bring this bike back to 1948 status. The 170-pound bike rolled on 3. I believe the tires are original or period correct. Search for the bikes you have pictures of and use the link to upload pictures. The larger engine — displacing 165cc — came in 1953, and with it more horsepower and a new name. Car details I was told that this bike has been in one family since new. Successor was the Model 165.
It was touted by Harley, to get 90 miles per gallon of gasoline! Today, owning a Harley Hummer not hummer h3 can still be a very fun and rewarding experience! Well, it actually has its origins at a Harley-Davidson dealership in Omaha, Nebraska, when, in 1953, owner Dean Hummer sought a way to attract buyers for the little 2-stroke models sitting on his showroom floor. This was a welcomed change, however sales continued to lag. The title is clear in my name. I am also including a 1948 motor case in case you want to build it as a first year of production bike. You can pay for your 1949 Harley Davidson Model S-125 125cc service manual with Paypal or Visa, MasterCard or Discover.
By 1955, Harley Davidson was beginning to feel the pressure of the Japanese motorcycle invasion. We will give negative feedback if this occurs. Please do not purchase unless you are able to sign for package. In 1948, Harley introduced the Model 125. A new, 175cc engine, was introduced in 1962. The ad overall is in near perfect condition. Sales of the small Hummer, were beginning to slow down, although V-twin sales were still strong! Obviously, too, the Hummer moniker struck a nerve with enthusiasts, and to this day many people mistakenly refer to all 125-175 models as Hummers.
It features large, wire-spoke wheels, a single, coil-mounted seat, a single exhaust tube with a blacked-out muffler, a chain final drive, and a small headlight. This particular bike was owned by my father before it passed on to me. We miss 1 vote to show the rating. I can't imagine under what circumstance rubber bands on motorcycle suspension were a good idea, and yet. Please visit our to see a complete list of all the backup service manuals we offer.
Heck, the ride might even put a feather in your face to seek your own old bike to restore. Very reliable and looks new. In addition, 1953 also marked Harley's 50th year in business! What is a print ad? We also have a about restoration and valuation of each bike. So email me or call for more information or detailed pictures. You will receive an email with your tracking number once your item has been shipped. We are an experienced seller and will do everything in our power to make sure the transaction goes as smoothly as possible for both of us! Thank you for looking and if you have other questions, please ask. Contact Us Selling a 1949 Harley Davidson Hummer 125.
A little motorcycle called the Honda Dream, was everywhere! A pair of dubiously effective, small-diameter, mechanically operated drum brakes brought the bike to a slow, yet ultimate stop. Among the booty, the Allies gained access to intellectual property belonging to Nazi Germany for such things as the V1 rocket space travel, here we come , submarine and jet-propulsion technology — and motorcycles. It was a popular addition, to the 1948 Harley model line-up! I do not know how correct that is because the spedo cable is missing. The 3-speed transmission relied on the usual 1-down 2-up shift pattern, with the shift lever on the left side. We stand behind and have worked diligently to maintain our exceptional feedback rating!.
Pictures of classic bikes wanted Bikez is now publishing specs for pre 1970 motorcycles. Book Descriptions: 1949 Harley Davidson Model 125 125cc Factory Service Work Shop Manual is good choice for you that looking for nice reading experience. The Ranger was dropped from the 1963 line-up, leaving only the Harley Pacer and Harley Scat , both of which remained relatively unchanged, for 1964 and 1965. A totally new frame was introduced in 1963. Please do not check out with each one individually. After a little negotiating, Jim drove home with a new rear fender plus a few frames, tanks, engines and more, most of which he flipped on eBay. Powering through the gears, you could reach 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
Your 1949 Harley Davidson Model S-125 125cc service manual will come to you in pdf format and is compressed for a lightning fast download! Failure to properly mix the oil with the gas, was sure to cause engine failure! Bore and stroke measured 52mm x 58mm, displacing 125cc 7. Everything right down to the sparks plugs are new. By that time Harley had produced about 67,000 bikes based on the original S-125 platform. A tiny carburetor fed pre-mix oil and gasoline that was stored in the peanut-shaped 1. To celebrate this event, a special brass medallion was designed, and would grace the front fenders of all 1954 models, including the Hummer.