Bultaco's main line of motocrossers was the Pursang. The Bultaco
Pursang first hit the market in 1965. The leading model in the
United States was the 250cc, but Pursangs were built in various
engine sizes including 125cc, 360cc and 370cc. Pursangs were always
known for their power and excellent handling.
For consignment a 1972 Bultaco Pursang 125cc motocrosser. This bike
was popularized by American rider Jim Pomeroy who was the first
American rider to win an FIM international motocross race aboard a
Spanish bike. He was also the youngest and made the Bultaco a
popular choice of vintage motocross riders.
Our example, the 1972 125cc Pursang has a single-cylinder
two-stroke engine with a displacement of 244.29cc and a bore and
stroke of 72x60mm. A 32mm Amal carburetor is used, and the bike has
a five-speed gearbox. The front forks have 6 1/2 inches of travel.
The back suspension has 5-way adjustable shocks with hydraulic
dampening and provided 3 15/16 inches of travel. The 1972 Pursang
has 9 5/8 inches of ground clearance and has a dry weight of 220.4
This consignment is bathed in black which is a fairly heavy coat,
showing some orange peeling and dents and dings. A nice leather
seat will accommodate a duo but keep in mind it has the soul of a
As to the workings, the bike will kick over, but will not start.
Probably due to a check of the fuel tank and it will need a
thorough cleaning and draining.
A vintage motocrosser, ready to be loved with some TLC to have a
great example of a classic dirt bike. Go ahead, git a little mud on
your tires, and your smile!
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barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown,
Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia
on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is
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vehicle in person.
1972 Bultaco Motorcycle
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