WHATS COOL IN ELDERS GARAGE THIS WEEK ISSUE-002 “CUSTOMISED HONDA CT90 K0”
- September 13, 2018
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In this second issue we bring you a fresh look of a vintage cub from Honda, 1968 CT90 K0. The Honda CT90 has an interesting origin story. Honda America’s first sales manager, Jack McCormack noticed that a Honda dealership in Idaho was selling more Honda 50cc bikes than all 6 dealerships based in Los Angeles. The dealership had swapped out the street tires for knobbies, put in a larger rear sprocket, and marketed it as a trail bike for farmers. Honda America sent one of these examples back to corporate, and the CT bikes were born.
The one we have in the garage this week is not fully original. it had been customised. The owner painted the front fender white, put a plug and play Roadster kit Gas Tank and swap the seat into a two seater.
it still has the original “trail” exhaust and the knobbies, so you can go where the roads don’t and with more fuel.
The owner is very fond of Honda motorcycle and wants to get the bike to match with his attitude. This
If you are in Jakarta and have an old bike like this and you feel that you need to restore it back to life, you can visit our Garage at Motovillage Kemang, Jl. Pangeran Antasari No.36, South Jakarta 1215
Or you can call us at +62 811-1288-684 (Anka) / +62 812-8576-5064 (Henny)
Photo credit : Nafal