Tag Archives: Honda Classic Bikes

Honda 50 Cub

The Honda Cub debuted in 1958. The name Cub was said to be the acronym of Cheap Urban Bike because the development of this model was aimed to provide a kind of cheap urban transportation in busy cities. The name…

 

Honda CB350

The Honda CB350 was a 325cc twin-cylinder, four-stroke motorcycle produced by Honda between 1968 and 1973. Its reliable motor, coupled with dual Keihin carburetors proved to be a popular design, becoming the highest selling motorcycle in American history, with 300,000…

 

Honda MT5 Road Test

“Look at the pulling power you can have at 16”, the Honda ad of 1980 claimed, suggesting that buying an MT50 would not only move you around but attract the opposite sex too, bold claims indeed. Chris Pearson delves deeper…

 

Honda CD175 Road Test

Commuting 25 miles each day to and from the office in a car is frustrating in London’s suburbs. With a change in office hours, the trek was due to become a marathon, so the decision really made itself—go back to…

 

Honda CB350 Road Test

He’s a decent sort, really, my next door neighbour. Mark you, he’d be an even more decent sort in my estimation if he was to teach those two kids to stay in toe after seven in the morning, particularly on…

 

Honda CB350 Road Test

Whether it is good or bad is debatable and many of the sports singles like the Gold Star BSA and Velo Viper Clubman had just as good performance as this new high-rewer from Japan … but there the similarity ends!…

 

Honda CBX1000 Road Test

Honda didn’t pull any punches in the building and design of this machine, it was after all their Superbike of the time and as such the result is a perfectly ride able and usable machine. Thirty years on, most will…

 

Honda SS50 Restoration

Due to their loyalty to the four-stroke way of doing things, Honda very nearly missed out on the “Ped” revolution during the 70s. While Suzuki and Yamaha threw their hat into the ring with almost identical disc-valve, two-stroke, machinery, the…

 

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…

 

Honda MB5 Restoration

The Honda MB5 stands out as one of the most stylish of all restricted 50’s Steve & Tony Mawson are two brothers that have a passion for small Honda two strokes, especially the Honda MB5. Between them they own several…