Old's Cool Once Again 1973 CB450

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by NeedForSpeed, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. NeedForSpeed

    NeedForSpeed Nitron Shocks USA

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    The newest (oldest) pony in the stable...
    1973 Honda CB450 with 7,231 original miles

    My father bought this in 1975 and I grew up riding it, felt like a dresser when you're 14 yrs old, feels like a moped now next to the 1200GS Adventure...

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  2. dirtjet

    dirtjet Adventurer

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    I know how you feel. I had a CB450 when I was15. It was huge and fast as hell back then. I just bought a CL450 and it is small compared to my adventure and 650 X challenge. But it's still fun.
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  3. Prmurat

    Prmurat Long timer

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    One of the great Honda with a fabulous engine!!
    I have mine since 77, a 71 model dressed as a 69... European model. My wife stole it from me now!
    Pic is just before getting rid of the Marzocchi.
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  4. Skowinski

    Skowinski Eukaryote

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    Looks like a very nice old CB450. I like those bikes, very classic styling, simple, they take you back to days gone by just looking at them. :freaky
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  5. ride2little

    ride2little MoveAlongNothingHere

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    Ahhh, those old Honda's. 71, 72, 73. Yes, please.
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  6. HapHazard

    HapHazard Waiting for Gudenov

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    A green one! Very nice, indeed.
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  7. Harry94025

    Harry94025 Been here awhile

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    I saw this motorcycle parked outside of a Half Moon Bay furniture store a couple of years ago, and I think I even may have talked to you (or your wife?) about it...:D Very Nice!

    Harry
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  8. Prmurat

    Prmurat Long timer

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    Good memory... She did break down there: a battery wire cut itself!!
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