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Offroad Vietnam Motorbike Adventures – Minsk 125cc

MINSK 125CC MOTORCYCLES

(We haven’t provided/used any Minsk 125cc since May 2007 due to her reliability and pollution smoke)

About Minsk Motorbikes

The plant started on 6 November 1945. It is situated in the capital of Belarus – Minsk: Motovelo Corporation, 8 Partizanski Ave., Minsk, Belarus 220765; Tel: 375 17 221-6905; Fax: 375 17 221-6806

This plant manufactures on parallel assembly lines motorcycles and bicycles. 70% of bicycles are exported to Russia, while 90% of motorcycles are exported to countries outside of former USSR – Iran, Vietnam, Turkey, Mexico, UK, France, USA and Germany.

Since privatization the MotoVelo Corporation has been in decline trailing near bankruptcy. On 25 November 2005 some 600 employees of MotoVelo rallied and blocked one of major Minsk streets in protest of low salaries ($100/month) and poor work conditions. On 16 December 2005 majority stock (90% of stock options) were transferred to Belarussian state to save the plant. The Belarussian socialist economy means that the plant will soon have an influx of state money and improve.

Some believe that this whole situation was created by a Motovelo director deliberately, since immediately after the collapse of Motovelo he was promoted to high government position. Looks like Lukashenka regime was after the hard currency flow generated by this 90% export of motorcycles abroad. However – this is good news for consumers – the plant will survive.

Offroad Vietnam Motorbike Adventures - Minsk 125cc. Minsk 125cc: Minsk road motorcycle 125cc mmvz-112

MMVZ-112 Specifications

Engine Two-stroke, one-cylinder
Engine capacity, cc 125
Engine power, kW(HP) 7.36(10)
Number of gears 4
Maximum speed, km/h 85
Fuel Gasoline A76
Average fuel consumption (with one driver at speed 60 km/h, liter/100km) 4
Front fork telescopic, with hydraulic dampers, move 130 mm
Rear suspension balance, with hydraulic gas-filled dampers, move 85 mm
Brakes Drumed, with mechanical drive, diameter 150 mm
Tires 3.00-18 or 3.00/80-18
Battery None
Ignition Electronic, non-contact
Maximum weight, kg 105

Sorry this motorcycle is not available for rent any more.

Offroad Vietnam Motorbike Adventures - Minsk 125cc: Minsk motorcycle 125cc 2-stroke mmvz-113

MMVZ-113 Specifications

Engine Two-stroke, one-cylinder
Engine capacity, cc 125
Engine power, kW(HP) 7.36(10)
Number of gears 4
Maximum speed, km/h 85
Fuel Gasoline A76
Average fuel consumption (with one driver at speed 60 km/h, liter/100km) 4
Front fork Telescopic, with hydraulic dampers, move 150 mm
Rear suspension Balance, with hydraulic gas-filled dampers, move 95 mm
Brakes Drumed, with mechanical drive, diameter 150 mm
Tires 3.00-18 or 3.00/80-18
Battery None
Ignition Electronic, non-contact
Maximum weight, kg 112

Sorry this motorcycle is not available for rent any more.

Minsk Motorcycle Repair Manual

This manual is helpful for everyone planning to tour Vietnam on Minsk. Make sure to read it through before sitting on your bike. Special thank to Digby Greenhalgh of Hanoi’s Minsk Motorbike Drivers Club to whom this manual is copyrighted. You need Adobe Reader to view this manual.

Click here to download Minsk Repair Manual.
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OTHER MODELS

Offroad Vietnam Motorbike Adventures - Minsk 125cc: Minsk Blue

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MMVZ-901

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MMVZ-1.101 Baby

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Latest Minsk 125cc Models (Not Available In Vietnam)

Offroad Vietnam Motorbike Adventures - Minsk 125cc: Minsk 125cc mmb3-3.114

MMB3-3.114

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MMB3-3.11213

Offroad Vietnam Motorbike Adventures - Minsk 125cc: Minsk motorcycle 125cc mmb3-3.1135

MMB3-3.1135

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Dirt Bike 125cc Minsk Wildcat

Minsk 125cc: Minsk wildcatThe MINSK WILDCAT is built like a tank. Therefore, it has great performance and style. The 125cc two stroke engine has superb pick-up. Hydraulic forks and coil over hydraulic shocks in the rear. 18″ front and rear tires. Comfortable seat, steel tank and plastic fenders. In general, it’s an excellent entry level dirt bike because of easy handling. Great fun for OFF ROAD Russian style!

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