No Reserve: 1963 Honda CR93 Benly Replica

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This 1963 Honda motorcycle was built by an enthusiast in Northern Ireland as a tribute to the successful CR93 Benly race bikes. The build was based on a CB160 frame and is powered by a CB160 SOHC twin fitted with a CB175 cylinder head and barrels, lightened crank, Megacycle camshaft, 24mm Keihin carburetors, and a megaphone exhaust. Shifting is through a transmission modified with a fifth gear and a taller gear ratio. The bike was purchased a year ago by the selling dealer, who has since added a handful of miles and performed a tune-up. This CR93 replica is sold with a binder of technical specs, spare parts, build records, an electric roll starter, and a New Jersey bill of sale. The CR93 dominated club racing in the early 1960s, and only 140 original copies were produced. This tribute is finished in correct silver and orange and is said to feature accurate detailing throughout. The fiberglass fairings were reportedly molded from an original CR93, and an extra unpainted front fairing is included in the sale. Features include Tarozzi rearsets, Ikon shock absorbers, 
and a megaphone exhaust with Supertrapp baffles. Valanced aluminum rims are fitted with stainless steel spokes and new Avon Roadrunner tires. The seller reports that the bike has been used primarily for display since construction and has not been raced or used on track. The custom-fabricated aluminum fuel tank features a quick-fill cap. Other details include a CR93-style steering damper and clip-on bars, a suede covered seat, and a modern AutoMeter tachometer. The CB160 twin modified with a CB175 cylinder head and barrels, and built with new pistons, rods, and bearings as well as a lightened crankshaft, Megacycle cam, and Keihin PE24 carburetors with velocity stacks. A CB160 4-speed transmission case was machined to accept a fifth gear and taller gearing was installed. A tune-up was recently performed, though the seller recommends a thorough inspection before taking this bike to the track. As with many racing motorcycles, this example must be push started. An electric roll starter is included in the sale as well as spare pistons, cables, and gaskets. A binder containing build records, invoices, and technical details about the build will be provided along with a laminated CR93 magazine test.  

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