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Old 11-06-2012, 02:54 PM   #1191 (permalink)
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I'm just acting like HAP.
Well then, I shall thank you for keeping me on my toes.
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:28 PM   #1192 (permalink)
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Old 11-06-2012, 04:54 PM   #1193 (permalink)
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This picture has been around for years and is of private collections at a gathering. The white one right behind the CB is the dream but the writer simply miss labeled them. History of Honda, great reading and the only true source of models and introduction dates of same. And, as a once Honda racer (1964-72, both 2 stroke and 4) I had the pleasure of seeing the first Hondas come to the states in 1959 as a young lad living down the ally from the motorcycle shop. The Dream was one of them.
You seemed so sincere and determined here, I went looking deeper. Apart from your spelling, Benli instead of Benly, it seems you are absolutely correct. I really doubted you when I saw a 125cc 4-stroke twin cylinder engine. I still think it is a ludicrous engine design, but you were right!

HONDA CB92 125 Super Sports

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Old 11-06-2012, 05:08 PM   #1194 (permalink)
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:46 PM   #1195 (permalink)
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So, Boldy, if a P2 125cc design is ludicrous, how do you feel about a I6 250cc?

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You seemed so sincere and determined here, I went looking deeper. Apart from your spelling, Benli instead of Benly, it seems you are absolutely correct. I really doubted you when I saw a 125cc 4-stroke twin cylinder engine. I still think it is a ludicrous engine design, but you were right!

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So, Boldy, if a P2 125cc design is ludicrous, how do you feel about a I6 250cc?
One is a poxy commuter. The other is a race bike.

One is ridden by a Numpty. The other by Agostini.

One needs a broad power curve. The other may squash all of its power into a 2'000 rpm band.

Apples and Oranges HAP.
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Apples and Oranges HAP.
Not sure what I said to deserve that...
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