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CZ CEZET Motorcycle Manuals PDF

Cezeta 125 516
Cezeta 125 516
Cezeta 125 516.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 8.0 MB
Cezeta 250 471 Colour Code
Cezeta 250 471 Colour Code
Cezeta 250 471 Colour Code.doc
Microsoft Word Document 487.0 KB

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History of CZ Cezeta

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By the beginning of the 30s of the last century, when the first Jawa motorcycles had already appeared in Czechoslovakia, the Ceska Zbrojovka (CZ) arms factory also decided to switch to the production of motor vehicles.


Motorbikes with a 60-cc engine mounted on the front wheel were recognized as a very unfortunate technological solution.


In 1932, the CZ factory began mass production of motorbikes with a 2-stroke 76 cc engine, which was installed in the lower part of the frame. A year later, a new model appeared with an engine of 100 cc, and then a 175 cc motorcycle with a double stamped frame and a three-speed gearbox.


The modernization continued, and in 1936 the plant produced 250 cc Cezet motorcycles, in the line of which subsequently appeared models with a single-cylinder engine of 350 cc and a two-cylinder engine of 500 cc.


The prototype of the post-war Cezet motorcycles, which glorified the CZ factory, was the lightweight 125-cc tubular-frame motorcycle released at the very end of the 30s.

The Jawa parent plant was in a worse position than CZ, which managed not only to reorient to other products, but also to establish ties with the Italian concern Cagiva, which showed an increased interest in the Eastern European market and Czech motorcycles.


The Italians bought the CZ factory and in the early 90s launched the production of the Roadster road bike with two engine options: with a 124 cc 2-stroke Cagiva engine and a 200 CZ 4-stroke engine.


In Europe, all motorcycles manufactured at the CZ factory were sold under the brand name Cagiva.


However, this East European project did not live up to expectations and caused significant losses, therefore, in the late 90s, Cagiva refused to further produce motorcycles at the production facilities of the CZ plant, which at one time played such a prominent role in the history of not only Czech, but also all over the world motorcycle industry.