Tag Archives: Honda CB750

Classics from the classifieds – Honda CB750K0

The most desirable Honda of all of the single overhead cam models is this, the 1969 CB750K0. What sets the K0 apart from the later models is the sand cast engine parts. We contacted Frank Kellond who owns Motorcycles Unlimited…

 

Honda 750 Phil Read Replica

On a visit to the David Silver Honda Collection we had to stop and admire this forgotten single overhead cam Honda 750. Here’s a potted history of how it came about. At the 1977 Isle of Man TT, Phil Read…

 

Kawasaki Z1 v Honda CB750

History tells us that the first machine that we now know as a Superbike was the CB750 and if you look no further in the annals of time than that then all is well. Honda only got there by the skin of their teeth however, as lurking in the wings during the same period was Kawasaki’s much higher specification, 750cc four cylinder machine that unfortunately was being so rigorously developed and tested it missed the limelight by the merest of whiskers.

 

Honda CB750 Road Test

Honda stole the march on the rest of the world when, in 1969, they launched the stunning CB750. They weren’t the only ones close to doing so however, beating Kawasaki literally by weeks. Honda changed the biking world for good…

 

CB750 Phil Read Replica Restoration

A tribute to a TT winner 63-year-old Michael Edwards is a retired foreman who used to oversee the council gardens in and around his Teeside home. The same sort of attention that went into his flowerbeds is now evident in…