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Old 03-14-2009, 03:27 PM   #76
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Laugh SWEET! Im finally gettin some Wheels.......

OVERJOYED JUST DOESN'T CUT IT!

By next Friday i will be the proud owner of a 1969 CT90!

I have been transportless and more importantly. Bikeless for 11 Months.
I know its not much. but it means the world to me!

I cant wait!
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Old 03-14-2009, 09:34 PM   #77
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...I know its not much. but it means the world to me!

I cant wait!
Not much??? People are bidding like mad for these wonderful bikes on eBay. I think the small Hondas epitomize what motorcycles are all about. Consider yourself extremely fortunate to have one.
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Old 03-15-2009, 12:06 AM   #78
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Not much??? People are bidding like mad for these wonderful bikes on eBay. I think the small Hondas epitomize what motorcycles are all about. Consider yourself extremely fortunate to have one.
I was meaning not much as in... compared to a BMW 1200GS or a DR650 fully farkled up.
I am as pleased as hell to be getting what is one of the first Models with Telescopic Forks its a CT90 K1b 1969 model, has 5400 original miles on it and runs perfect. And I'm also pleased that it has had a lot done to it so it saves me some cash... ( It has a freshly rebuilt carburetor, new air filter and air boot, rebuilt fork tubes with new seals, new battery, new fuel lines, new seat, new tires and tubes, and everything including the horn works.)

Its a sweetie and only $875!
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Old 03-15-2009, 01:10 PM   #79
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I think I'd rather have the CT than either of the two big bikes you mentioned...
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Old 03-15-2009, 01:40 PM   #80
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I think I'd rather have the CT than either of the two big bikes you mentioned...
Well its a while since i rode one........ I have gotten used to bigger stuff in the last few years, XT600, BMW K10RT, Yamaha XV1600........ so Im going to have to get used to the fact that at 6'2" tall and 340lbs, its not gonna be a rocket with me on it.... but it will at least pull me....... I have seen C90 Cubs ( Passports u call em here) carry HUGE loads in China. so I should be no problem.
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Old 03-15-2009, 08:12 PM   #81
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A '72 just went for $830 on eBay. These puppies are in big demand!!
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Old 03-16-2009, 11:24 PM   #82
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The CT's are simply great little motorcycles. I'm a tall, large guy (6'5", 270#), but they have no problem moving me around in traffic here in Houston. Here's my crop:





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Old 03-16-2009, 11:28 PM   #83
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What make/Size of tire is that on the front of the Middle one? looks like it would give better grip on softer going muddy tracks?

Sweet lil collection!
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Old 03-17-2009, 11:34 AM   #84
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What make/Size of tire is that on the front of the Middle one? looks like it would give better grip on softer going muddy tracks?

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It's a Cheng Shen knobby in 2.75 x 17". But that bike is now wearing Michelin Gazelles. ;)
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Old 06-28-2009, 03:33 PM   #85
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I know a few of us would really love to see one of these on our local showroom floor tomorrow here in the U.S.. But let me pose a question that is a little outside of the focus on this bikes particular image, and more in line with its function. Would not a brand new crf150f or a crf100f do what we're describing here? All it would need is a more comfortable seat, enduro tires, and perhaps a larger tank and, viola?
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Old 06-30-2009, 07:38 AM   #86
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yep either with a light kit and some trials tires would be easy on the budget. And still fun to ride in the dirt. Get some springs from BBR to stiffen it up and a frame cradle to protect the bottom.
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Old 07-01-2009, 12:07 AM   #87
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for me at least the ct110 and passports are fun because of the size AND the old school aesthetic. While something else could surely do the same job it would lack the style i am after well and maybe so some of the stupid simplicity these old brutes have that I love. But I am a vain man with an imaginary image to uphold and skill not much beyond that of an old one lung honda engine. ;)
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Old 07-01-2009, 01:25 AM   #88
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While something else could surely do the same job it would lack the style
i couldnt agree more!
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Old 07-22-2009, 07:22 AM   #89
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ct style

I have never owned a CT90... have ridden them and enjoyed the ride alot..

waayyy back in 1974 i was on a trip with my two buddies we rode from Calgary Alberta Canada accross the country to Prince Edward Island a total of aprox 3500 miles one way..we did the trip on modern large bikes for that time Kawasaki 900 , Honda 750 and a Harley Sportster..
We were camped out on P E I hanging about when this guy rides up on a ct90 Honda he checks out our bikes and we talk about our trip which was considerable and i ask him where he was camped and where he was from , he said Seattle Washington and i am camped over there.
I actually looked for a motorhome , as it was common to strap a ct 90 on them, it became apparent that he just had the tent and his gear..
I looked at him and said you rode that bike from Seattle to here? Yes sir 50mph all the way , and i am heading back tommorrow..
farther by the way then we had come via the U S A and more south and west , my guess would be some 3800 miles one way..
He did say he would have to stop and get some tires on the way home..
Now thats impressive for a rider bent on adventure and on any motorcycle even now.
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Old 07-22-2009, 10:39 AM   #90
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Have you noticed this thread here at advrider?

Riding > Ride reports and pics, pics, pics...


(for some bizarre reason i tried to just post the url link and it kept rerouting the url right back to this thread! I tried it three times. It showed the right url in the post, but when you click on it you are rounted right back to this thread. Very strange indeed.)

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