Aprilia RC 50: history, specs, pictures
|Aprilia RC 50|
air-cooled, two-stroke, single cylinder Minarelli
|Bore / Stroke||38.1mm x 38.1mm|
|Fuel System||DellOrto SHA 14-12 carburetor|
|Transmission||Gear box: gears
Final Drive: chain
|Suspension||Front: 32mm upside-down fork
Rear: dual adjustable shocks
|Brakes||Front: 125mm drum
Rear: 125mm drum
|Front Tire||2.50 - 21|
|Rear Tire||3.50 - 18|
|Wheelbase||52.01 inches (1321 mm)|
|Length||78.31 inches (1989 mm)|
|Width||33.5 inches (851 mm)|
|Seat Height||34.61 inches (879 mm)|
|Weight||75.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||0.53 Gallon (2.00 Liters)|
The bike has a gears transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.
It came with a 2.50 - 21 front tire and a 3.50 - 18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 125mm drum in the front and a 125mm drum in the rear. The front suspension was a 32mm upside-down fork while the rear was equipped with a dual adjustable shocks. The RC 50 was fitted with a 0.53 Gallon (2.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 52.01 inches (1321 mm) long.
1981 Aprilia RC 50
The 1981 MY Aprilia RC 50 has, at its heart, an air-cooled, two-stroke, 49cc, single cylinder Minarelli powerhouse paired to a six-speed manual transmission. This entry-level off-road machine comes standard with a 32mm upside-down fork, dual adjustable shocks as a rear suspension, front and rear drum brakes, laced wheels with knobby tires mounted on them, plus a race-derived livery.