Yamaha RS100: review, history, specs

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Yamaha RS100
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Manufacturer Yamaha
Also called RS-100DX, RS 100 DX, RS100 Tourque Induction, RS 100 Tourque Induction, RS 100
Production 1975 - 1996
Predecessor Yamaha L2GF
Successor Yamaha STX
Yamaha RS110F
Class Classic
Engine single cylinder, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 52.0mm x 45.6mm
Compression ratio 7.0:1
Top speed 65 mph (105 km/h)
Horse Power 9.79 HP (7.3 KW) @ 7800RPM
Torque 6.64 ft/lbs (9.0 Nm) @ 7000RPM
Sparkplug NGK B8HS '75-76
Battery YUASA 6N4A-4D '75-76
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Suspension Front: Telescopic forks
Rear: Dual shocks
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 2.75-18
Rear Tire 3.00-18
Wheelbase 48.82 inches (1240 mm)
Dimensions L 76.61 inches (1946 mm)
W 28.7 inches (729 mm)
Seat height 30.51 inches (775 mm)
Weight  (dry), 106.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 2.38 Gallon (9.00 Liters)
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The Yamaha RS100 Tourque Induction was a single cylinder, two-stroke Classic motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 1975 and 1996. It could reach a top speed of 65 mph (105 km/h). Max torque was 6.64 ft/lbs (9.0 Nm) @ 7000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 9.79 HP (7.3 KW) @ 7800 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, two-stroke. A 52.0mm bore x 45.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 97.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a membrane.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 2.75-18 front tire and a 3.00-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a Dual shocks. The RS100 Tourque Induction was fitted with a 2.38 Gallon (9.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 48.82 inches (1240 mm) long.

1976 - 1981 Yamaha RS 100[edit]

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The RS100 is a simple motorcycle. Yamaha RS100 has equipped with a five-speed gearbox, a race-bred frame and fully hydraulic suspension.


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