|1960's Bridgestone Hurricane Scrambler
|Bridgestone 90 Series
With the introduction of the 90 series
to America in 1964 the Bridgestone 90’s
placed Bridgestone in the American motorcycle
market as a serious and dominating force.
With a total production sales of 51,000
by 1966 the 90 series was truly the
model that proved it. Offered in nine
different models the 90 series had the
most models of any other series offered
by Bridgestone to the U.S. market.
The 90 Models;
- Mountain W/Oil Injection
- Mountain WO/Oil Injection
- Sport W/Oil Injection
- Sport WO/Oil Injection
- Trail W/Oil Injection
- Trail WO/Oil Injection
|Bridgestone 50 Sport
Introduced in 1965, The 50 Sport
was the bike to beat in the 50 c.c.
class!, with it's 48 c.c. 4.8 h.p. rotary
valve, 4-speed transmission and an amazing
50 mph + top speed.
Offered only in America as the 50 Sport
version , but offered in several versions
in Japan including a SR version .
|Bridgestone 60 Sport
||Introduced in 1966 the Bridgestone 60
Sport should have been named longevity,
with it's durable 60 c.c. single cylinder
rotary valve 4 speed transmission 5.8
hp motor it stayed in the lineup for more
year's than any other Bridgestone model.
|1965 Bridgestone 90 Sport
2 stroke, single cylinder, disk valve
"Sports" 90 cc. Smaller cousin
of the GTR350 and 175 Dual Twin.
This bike was built in competition
to the Honda CB92 & C92 and Yamaha
YA5 YAS1 etc. but was actually the top
bike in Japanese 90cc racing class,
when it was tuned with the appropriate
equipment.. A rare alternative to the
FS1E B100P or SS90.
|1966 Bridgestone 175DT
Introduced in 1965,The DT175 was
the bike to beat in it's class!
With it's 177 c.c. 20 h.p. twin, dual
rotary valve, chrome bore cylinders,
selective 4-speed/5-speed transmission,
full time oil injection. Offered in
2 versions, the DT being the street
version and the Hurricane Scrambler
being the scrambler version.
|1968 Bridgestone 50cc
||50 cc 1968 Bridgestone motorcycle, model
BS-50/SP, serial # 13W025598.
|1968 Bridgestone 350 GTR
||Picture taken in 1978 prior to the addition
of expansion chambers. Sport version has
quarter fairing, low bars, bar-end mirrors,
all-chrome gas tank, oil tank and side
cover, Mulholland Shocks, ACCEL transistorized
ignition, solid-state rectifier, halogen
headlamp, Michelin Sport Compound tires.
Speed withdrawals while in the military
forced acquisition of this replacement
for the '71 I left behind.
||1969 Bridgestone GTR350
||Here's what one leading motorcycle magazine
said when they tested the 350 GTR: "The
engine/transmission unit is fantastic ...
It is so good, in fact, that only a real
technician can fully appreciate all the
details." Another said this, "As
big and as fast as any 500—and considerably
faster than most." Six speeds, 40 HP,
oil injection, dual rotary valves are only
part of the story. Your Bridgestone dealer
will show you a host of design innovations
that make the 350 GTR unlike anything you've
ever seen or ridden.
|1969 Bridgestone Mach II
|1970 Bridgestone 200RS
|1970 Bridgestone 350 GTR
|1970 Bridgestone 350 GTR
||Touring version has quarter fairing,
low bars, bar-end mirrors, Rockford saddle
bags, Metzler ME33 Lazer Sport Compound
front tire & Pirelli Phantom rear.
|1970 Bridgestone 350 GTO
||Bridgestone 350 GTR
||Engine - 345cc, air-cooled, disc-valve,
Top Speed - 93mph
Horsepower - 37bhp @ 7500rpm
Transmission - 6-speed
Frame - tubular double cradle
Brakes - 2LS drum/drum
|1971 Bridgestone TMX100 Scrambler
||Picture provided courtesey of www.raveengineering.com.
|1971 Bridgestone 350 GTO
||Introduced in 1969 the Bridgestone 350
GTO was the scrambler version of the FTR
that was a familiar model in the dual
twin Bridgestone family. With it's stylish
upswept pipes, lower gearing and true
tracking type skid plate made it a natural
light off road machine if you was brave
|1969 Bridgestone TMX100
|1969 Bridgestone Mach II-RS and Mach
||Both feature the new Bridgestone 200
cc dual rotary valve twin that already
holds 2 world land speed records in its
class at Bonneville! Five speeds, oil
injection, alloy cylinders with chromed
bores, dual carbs. suede-finish saddles,
new candy finish, bracket mounted instrumentation
are just part of the story.
|1969 Bridgestone 175 SR
||This limited production racer is without
equal in its class. Wins at Daytona and
N.H.R.A. World Dragstrip record prove
it unbeatable. Features hand-polished
ports, stuffed crankshaft. special exhaust
system, oversize dual carbs, modified
dual rotary valves, special ignition.
Each 175 S/R is dyno tuned, ready to race
and win out of the box.
|1969 Bridgestone 50 Sport
||Big performance at a mini price. Rotary
valve 2-stroke and 4-speed transmission
delivers more speed and acceleration than
anything in its class.
|1969 Bridgestone 100 Sport
||The race-proven Bridgestone 100 cc rotary
valve 2-stroke with 4-speed constant mesh
transmission puts a full 9.5 horses on
the road. Oil injection is standard. The
100 Sport is acknowledged to be one of
the best handling, hottest performing
lightweights on the road.
|1970 Bridgestone 175