• Montesa Sprint motorcycle

    Montesa Sprint motorcycle

    Record number:13062
    ​Date: 1956
    Geographical specifications: Barcelona (Catalonia)
    Dimensions: 106 x 50 x 173 cm

    Montesa Sprint motorcycle; red with a black chassis and windshield with golden edging. This is a single-seater competition motorcycle with a single cylinder two-stroke engine mounted on the chassis (beneath the fuel tank). It has 6 gears, with a foot-operated gear change lever on the right-hand side. The starter pedal is on the right, and it has suspension on both wheels, tele-hydraulic at the front, and spring-adjustable friction dampers at the rear. The windshield, which also covers a part of the rider's arms, is mounted on the handlebars, and there are three round, white spaces (to indicate the race number): 2 on the side to 1 at the front. The seat is black and elongated.

    It competed in international Grands Prix, such as the Isle of Man race in 1956.