Dad on His Bike 1970

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    1. Wermut (Chuckles) 104 months ago | reply

      My wife rides a factory perfect '78 CB400 Hondamatic. I like riding it too, but have a hard time not clutching/shifting. It goes pretty good though, 0 to 60 in about 30 seconds tops at 105! It is like riding an electric golf cart.
      Handles good, but most Hondas did, except the CB750F a ton of rolling exhaust pipes!

    2. superbaddavidh 100 months ago | reply

      the high pipe suggests "scrambler"

    3. Jason "pyro" Putt 96 months ago | reply

      from the lack of a traditional downtube id have second it being a cl,

    4. nebulous4 94 months ago | reply

      That's my Gramps!!! sheesh, i never even knew he was a cool biker........

    5. Jennie Faber 90 months ago | reply

      Photochemical - thanks for the update!

    6. Biker2000 83 months ago | reply

      The bike is:
      CL90L 5HP SCRAMBLER 90
      Sell Date 1968-1970
      Product Code 056
      Colors Candy Red/Silver Candy Blue /Silver
      5 HP Version of the CL90 for Nevada LIcensing Requirements.
      Taken fron HONDA Motorcycle Identification Guide 1959-1998

      I Used to ride one in 1970 it was a Beautifull Red one.

    7. suemcclain@sbcglobal.net 81 months ago | reply

      I bought my CL90L 5HP Scrambler 90 when I was 15 years old at the Honda shop in Traverse City, MI. It is the Candy Red/Silver model and I still own it. Any ideas on how I can find out what it is worth?

    8. Jason "pyro" Putt 81 months ago | reply

      jay dont think l meant limited since they made a cl350 scambler here a shot i got of a cl350 recently
      wildhogs 009

    9. nickf 72 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Moto Geeks, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    10. benadamx 69 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Small Motorbikes, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    11. snowfan 64 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called old japanese bikes, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    12. snowfan 64 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Vintage Motorcycle Pictures, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    13. GTR1400 63 months ago | reply

      Just like my First Real Bike.

    14. raynittolo 60 months ago | reply

      This was quite a popular bike in Miami Springs FL. It was about all that was available for a restricted license. I had the candy apple red version as there were 2 or 3 blue ones already. It was my first bike and looks much smaller now. You could replace the jet or slide to increase the HP which of course we did. It was a GREAT bike. It would jump, scramble, wheelie. I made the best jump of my life on this thing. Riding with about ten of my friends about 45mph I pulled on the shoulder cause I knew of a small hill ahead, flew in the air, planed beautiful, crossbar across my chest, back wheel kissed, then the front, pulled back into the group not missing a beat. What a feeling! Of course my freind on his Honda 350 tried and failed miserably. Split his nose.
      I could do wheelies for blocks on curves and circles. Really had to pop the clutch to get it up. Went through a few rear hubs as a result. Thing ran and ran, one time till the footpegs fell off. Finally died one day taking another hill. Never ran again. Was watching the movie "Independence Day" and they had a Candy Apple Red Honda CL90L hadn't thought of it for years.Thanks for pic, never had a pic of mine.

    15. Wermut (Chuckles) 60 months ago | reply

      Ok so HP is not everything. I was able to keep up (in the ccorners) with a Honda 175 in the hills near Salmon Hills, not far form Coloma CA back in the late 60's or early 70's. The 90 really allowed for some decent cornering. Yeah laugh it up, I know. But it was so fun!

    16. raynittolo 60 months ago | reply

      I loved it. Had more fun on that thing. I could keep up with most but a kawasaki 90 two stroke blew my "side covers" in. Hell, I used to ride with big BSA's Triumphs, Harleys, they would just pull over and have a smoke and a laugh till I whined by. I didn't care, I was there.

    17. ritaparada 43 months ago | reply

      that is so awesome Jennie! (love the parallel with your image ;-))

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