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The Lonely Honda CL200--Ever Seen one?

The Lonely Honda CL200--Ever Seen one?

Author:  David Hellard, 2020 It is rare when Honda only made a one year motorcycle.   However, to me, the Honda CL200 has always been somewhat of ...

The Honda XR185, XR200: They were not maintenance snowflakes

The Honda XR185, XR200: They were not maintenance snowflakes

 This October’s fall day, as I am starting winterize my motorcycles, I cannot help but pine away for the days of simple motorcycles and uncomplica...

The Cadillac Honda

The Cadillac Honda

The Cadillac Honda As Published in the Oct/November 2020 VJMC Magazine It was the summer of 1966. I had just finished my summer job working at a Y...

Yamaha DT360.Be Careful About Your Motorcycle Memories. Click on the picture for detail

Yamaha DT360.Be Careful About Your Motorcycle Memories. Click on the picture for detail

Someone posted a picture of this beauty. However, seeing it brought out a long faded memory, and not particularly a pleasant one. When the RT and ...

The Honda Urban Express, an undiscovered gem. click on the picture for details

The Honda Urban Express, an undiscovered gem.  click on the picture for details

The Honda 50cc Urban Express. I thought I might shake up the big bike Honda  followers with the story of a very small Honda. I picked up this litt...

My College Motorcycle

My College Motorcycle

That College Motorcycle It was late fall 1970 when I saw an ad in the local Dayton Daily News advertising a Honda CL175 for sale.  I called the own...

Honda CL175K3 Sad Day eventually made better.

Honda CL175K3 Sad Day eventually made better.

The first picture: A Honda CL175K3 sitting out in front of my apartment in 1973 minding its own business.  Soon to be betrayed by its owne...

Yamaha YJ1 and a summertime so long ago. Click on the picture for details

Yamaha YJ1 and a summertime so long ago.  Click on the picture for details

The 1965 Yamaha YJ1 60cc

My Wild Day on a Bridgestone in 1971

My Wild Day on a Bridgestone in 1971

in the Spring of 1971 a guy I barely knew let me take a ride on a new Bridgestone 350 GTR.  This one and only ride on a Bridgestone was unbelievably exhilarating but nearly disastrous...on the streets of Oxford, Ohio.

The Curious and Different Honda"s CD175 CA175 Touring. Click on the picture for details

The Curious and Different Honda"s CD175 CA175 Touring.  Click on the picture for details

Honda CA175, Honda CD175 ?
Honda threw a curve ball from 1968-1970 on one of their 175cc engined motorcycle models. They looked like a cross between the "Dream" models, and the standard 175. They had flared fenders, and a single carburetor. However, even the Honda Identification Guide 1959-1998 seems to struggle concerning the proper identification for these models

Colorado Off Road Riding Over the years. Click on the picture for more pictures

Colorado Off Road Riding Over the years.  Click on the picture for more pictures

 OK you say: so what the heck what the heck was that red circled picture?    2003 Mt Antero Trail Summit.  Locate near Buena Vista, Colorado     It...

The New York Dream Click on the picture for details

The New York Dream  Click on the picture for details

When you have a motorcycle website and are willing to share your phone number with people who seem to be legitimate buyers, it is not unusual to ge...