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1961 - Early Trail


1961
 
The story goes, when American Honda saw that a certain dealer, in a very rural area in the Western, United States, was selling a lot of Honda Super Cub 50's (a C100 model), American Honda wanted to know why that was happening, as they did not think the Honda Super Cub 50 was very well suited to a rural area. When American Honda investigated the phenomenon, they found that this dealer was adapting a larger rear drive chain sprocket (for low gearing to climb hills and mountains) on the Honda Super Cub 50's and removing the front fender to make them more off-road worthy. After seeing this, American Honda was inspired to offer a more off-road worthy Honda Super Cub 50, thus the Honda Trail 50 was born in 1962.
 
This could be an example of one of those early dealer modified C100's (verified Serial / Frame Number), a precursor to the Honda CT...
 
Model ID
C100
Common Name
Honda Super Cub (Dealer Modified for Off-Road)
Serial or VIN Number Begins At
C100-10001
Engine Size
54cc
Engine Type
Push Rod
Carburetor Type
High Altitude Knob Present
No
Fuel Petcock Positions - ON RES OFF
Jets - Factory - Other
Transmission Speeds
3 Speeds
Transmission Shift Pattern (Toe)
N
1
2
3
High - Low Gearing Option
Large Rear Overlay Sprocket with extra chain segment.
Suspension Front
Bottom Link
Suspension Rear
Telescopic Shock
Speedometer Highest Speed
60
Speedometer Indicator Lights
None
Speedometer Trip Odometer
None
Brake Activation Front
Right Side Handlebar Lever
Brake Activation Rear
Right Side Foot Lever
Rear Cargo Rack, Size & Shape
Small with Flat Surface
Handlebar Rotates
No
Handlebar Color
Stamped Shape, Same Paint Color as Motorcycle
Paint Color
Scarlet Red
Yellow
Auxiliary Gas Tank
No
Turn Signals
No
 
Other Unique Features
Dealer Removed Leg Guard and Front Fender.
Dealer Added Large Rear Overlay Sprocket.
Dealer Modified Exhaust.

 

RED
 
Right Side
 
 
Left side
 
 
Front
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Rear
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Engine Right Side
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Engine Left Side

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Seat
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Speedometer
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Large Rear Overlay Sprocket (notice the holes in the large rear overlay sprocket, it was NOT created by Honda).
 
 
Exhaust
 
 
 
 


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