No Reserve: 1965 Honda CB160

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This 1965 Honda CB160 shows 23k miles and was modified into a cafe racer style in 2010. The seller and his father have owned the bike for the past six years. As a first-year model of the CB160, it is powered by a 161cc single-overhead cam four-stroke twin paired to a 4-speed manual transmission. The petcock was recently rebuilt, and additional modifications include a clubman bar, license plate bracket, kill switch, and updated charging system. It is titled in Georgia as a 1969 CB160 and is being offered for sale with no reserve. The tank, fenders, and chain guard were hydro-dipped, resulting in a carbon-fiber effect on the finish. According to the seller, this example maintained a stock appearance until it was modified into a cafe racer seven years ago. A clubman handlebar was added, and 23k miles are indicated on the odometer, with only 200 miles added by the seller. The speedometer is not currently functioning, which the seller believes is due to a faulty speedometer cable. The 161cc four-stroke was serviced in December at Sport Cycle in Savannah, Georgia and according to the seller makes good torque through all four gears. The petcock was rebuilt, new gaskets were installed in the carburetors, and the charging system was updated with a unit from Rick’s Motorsports. The battery was also replaced. An ignition kill switch was added, and the seller notes that some idle adjustment is occasionally necessary. A couple service records are included in the sale, with prior history largely unknown. Motorcycles imported to Florida in the 1960s were reportedly not issued titles until 1969, and this example is titled as a 1969 CB160.

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