1974 HONDA MR50
The Honda MR50 Elsinore was an off road mini cycle made by Honda. It was available in the USA in 1974 and 1975 only. It was patterned after the CR125 and CR250 Elsinores. Like its big brothers it had spoke wheels, knobby tires, and plastic fenders. The engine was a 49cc, air-cooled, two-stroke with 3 speed manual clutch transmission. Starting was primary kick with the starter on the right side of the bike. The bike used conventional controls just like larger models. The shift pattern was neutral at the bottom and 3 up. Lubrication was premix at 25:1. The exhaust had a spark arrestor. The ignition used points. Parents could limit the speed the rider could go by placing an allen screw in 1 of 4 throttle stops on the throttle.
The 1974 model had an orange tank and fenders. The tank was silver for 1975 with red fenders.