What Are Some of the Features of the Cushman Super Silver Eagle Motorcycle?


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The Cushman Super Silver Eagle motorcycle features an air-cooled, four stroke, single-cylinder engine. The bike has an all-aluminum 9-horsepower Super Husky engine made by the Outboard Marine Corporation. It features a maximum speed of 50 miles per hour. It uses a two-speed sliding gear for the transmission. Automatic disc and manual release are some of the performance options. The bike also features a windscreen, a passenger seat and twin mirrors.

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The Cushman Super Silver Eagle comes with a Folo-Thru Bendix turnkey electric starter, saddle bags, turn signals and a speedometer. A steel tube is used for the chassis. The transmission uses a chain final drive. The cylinders in the engine have an inline arrangement with an overhead valve single cylinder. The engine has a displacement of 354 cubic centimeters.

The bike uses telescopic forks as the suspension for the front wheel and a swing arm as the suspension for the rear wheel. It uses drum brakes for the front and rear brakes. It uses 10-inch standard wheels with Cushman 100 tires.

The Super Silver Eagle, which was unveiled in 1961, was the first motorcycle from the company to feature the aluminum OMC 9-horsepower Super Husky engine. At the time of its release, the OMC engine had some teething problems that were later resolved.

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