No Reserve: 1968 Honda CL90

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This 1968 Honda CL90 is a Scrambler model which has reportedly been in California since new. The Scrambler was mechanically similar to other Honda 90s of the period but featured off-road touches including a high mounted exhaust, extra rear fender clearance, and a handlebar brace. This example is described as largely original by the seller, who has ridden it approximately 1,300 miles since purchasing it from a friend 21 years ago. Recent work includes cleaning of the carburetor jets and replacement of the speedometer cable. The motorcycle is sold with a clean California title in the seller’s name. All CL90s came with silver-painted tanks, here faded and showing the occasional ding or scratch. Pressed steel frames were available in three colors including the black seen here. Brightwork shows its age throughout, including a rear fender bearing an STP decal that was given to the seller by Richard Petty. The condition of the tank pads, seat upholstery, handgrips, and other soft items is shown in close-up photos below. Simple switchgear is also detailed along with the Denso speedometer and 5-digit odometer, which currently shows just under 8,200 miles. Wire wheels wear older tires with extensive sidewall cracking. A black California license plate is retained out back, and the seller notes that its registration tag has now been brought current through 2018. The 90cc 4-stroke, overhead-cam single made eight horsepower from the factory for a claimed top speed just north of 60 mph. The 4-speed transmission uses a standard hand-operated clutch and was reportedly rebuilt to fix a failing second gear soon after the seller’s purchase. Walk-around and start-up videos have been added below.

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