Adler Motorcycles

Adler MB201 1954-1956


Air cooled single cylinder two-stroke, 199cc, B/S 65 x 60mm
Compression ratio 5.4:1
Amal 19E1L carburettor
multi-plate clutch in oil bath
flywheel magneto ignition

Power: 10.5 HP @ 5200 rpm

Lubrication: 25:1 petroil mixture.

Fuel consumption: 2.34 litres/100k @ 64 km/h


    4 speed with neutral indicator
    Oil capacity: 1.2 litres
    Gearshift lever on left side of engine
    Shift pattern: 4 up - neutral, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th.
    1st gear = 2.80:1
    2nd gear = 1.53:1
    3rd gear = 1.11:1
    4th gear = 0.81:1
    primary drive = 3.44:1
    final drive = 2.0:1 (solo), 2.25:1 (sidecar)
    NB: All MB/MBS models have same gearbox and gear ratios.

Max speed: 95 km/h (59 mph)

Weight: 130 kg

Tyres: 3.25 x 16 front and rear.

Rear suspension: hydraulic spring dampers.

Front suspension: leading link with integral damping.

Electrical system: 6 volt 35/40 watt flywheel magneto, 6 volt 6 amp hour battery.

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