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The Matchless G50 is a racing British motorcycle made by Associated Motorcycles (AMC) at the former Matchless works in Plumstead, London. This is one of the classic British racing motorcycles that comes from the single-cylinder era. Approximately 180 factory G50s were made up to 1963. A race-winning package in the late Fifties, the G50 was lighter than its main competitor the Manx Norton, and as result was often more competitive on tighter, short circuits. If success is measured by longevity then this is the most successful Matchless motorcycle, and high specification replicas are still being produced to this day, although financial problems at AMC ended production in 1963. More specs and user manual of Matchless G you can see in next overview.

Matchless G50


Matchless G50 specifications

General information by Matchless G50
Lightweight frame and swing arm.
Fontana all magnesium front hub, standard G50 rear hub.
Magnesium 6-speed gearbox with lightweight clutch.
Short circuit petrol tank.
High level exhaust system.

Matchless G50


Engine and transmission
Magnesium crankcases.
special lightweight crankshaft assembly with titanium rod.
Chrome ceramic bore.
Special camshaft.
Pal magneto.
Amal smooth bore concentric carburetor.
Titanium and ergal fasteners used throughout.

Matchless G50

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