Hercules MF 2: history, specs, pictures

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Hercules MF 2
Manufacturer
Production 1948 - 1951
Engine
single cylinder, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 48.0mm x 52.0mm
Top Speed 31 mph (50 km/h)
Horsepower 2.15 HP (1.6 KW) @ 3500RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Transmission Final Drive: chain
Suspension Rear: rigid
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 2.25-26
Rear Tire 2.25-26
Weight 143.3 pounds (65.0 Kg) (dry),
Fuel Capacity 2.77 Gallon (10.50 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Hercules MF 2 was a single cylinder, two-stroke standard produced by Hercules between 1948 and 1951. It could reach a top speed of 31 mph (50 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 2.15 HP (1.6 KW) @ 3500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 48.0mm bore x 52.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 98.0 cubic centimeters.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 2.25-26 front tire and a 2.25-26 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The MF 2 was fitted with a 2.77 Gallon (10.50 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 143.3 pounds (65.0 Kg).