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King Of The Road – The Yezdi Roadking

I own a Yezdi Roadking, The Yezdi is in collaboration with Jawa a Czechoslovakian manufacturer, produced in India by Ideal Jawa Ltd, Mysore from 1978 to 1996. The company is defunct and I have one from the last year of production 1996.

The bike is turning out to be a cult following in India, like the Enfield Bullet and Rajdoot Yamaha RD350.

For the bike enthusiasts here are a few specs;

My 1996 Yezdi Roadking

Manufacturer: Ideal Jawa Ltd. Mysore

Production: 1978 – 1996

Predecessor: 1974 Jawa CZ 250

Engine: 250 cc Air-cooled, two-stroke cycle, single cylinder twin- exhaust, kick start 16 bhp

Ignition type: Electronic CDI

Transmission: 4-Gear


Front: Telescopic – Hydraulic Travel – 130 mm,

Rear: Hydraulic Shock Absorbers Travel – 100 mm


Front: 160mm Twin Cam double leading shoe type,

Rear: 160mm Single Cam Single leading shoe

Tires: 3.25 x 16″ x 4 ply (front & rear ), Rims :1.86 x 16″ (front & rear )

Wheelbase: 1350mm

Dimensions: L 2000mm

Width: 750mm

Height: 1100mm

Weight: 134 kg

Fuel capacity: 16 Liters

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