No Reserve: 1968 Honda CB350

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This 1968 Honda CB350 was reportedly purchased new from Boise Honda in Idaho by a member of the military, who used it to commute to base before placing it into storage during the 1970s. Power is from a 325cc parallel twin with a 5-speed transmission. The bike was recently acquired by the seller, and subsequent refreshment included a new battery, chain, control cables, and tires as well as an oil change and adjustment of the valves, timing, cam chain, and brakes. The seller has added only five of the bike’s 8k indicated miles since completion of the work. This CB350 is now offered at no reserve with recent receipts, an owner’s manual, a period sales brochure, extra gauges, factory tool kit, and a clean Idaho title in the seller’s name. The CB350 was one of Honda’s most popular motorcycles with over 250,000 units sold, and 1968 represented its first year of production. This example is finished in Candy Blue and White and retains all of the correct 1968 features including the “8” markings on all hardware. The finish shows a number of age related chips and scratches, and the seller mentions minor corrosion on the rims and frame hardware consistent with a well kept 50 year old bike. The seat was recently recovered by Interior Revolution of Caldwell Idaho. The control cables have been replaced under current ownership. Approximately 8k miles indicated on the odometer. The tachometer was recently replaced due to the the needle being stuck at red line, but the speedometer needle is also noted to bounce at cruising speeds. An extra set of gauges is included in the sale.   The 325cc parallel twin features dual Keihin carburetors and produced 36 horsepower in stock form. Power is transferred through a 5-speed transmission and chain drive. Recent work included an oil change and adjustment of the valves, cam chain, timing, and brakes. The carburetors were cleaned and a new battery, cables, chain, and tires were installed. Although not pictured, the chain guard was re-attached after a repair to the front mounting tab and a new chain fitted. Chrome wire wheels wear fresh IRC tires. The seller will provide receipts for the recent work, though prior service records are unavailable.

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