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1962 - Trail 50


1962
 
The 1962 Honda Trail 50, Model CA100T and C100T was Honda's officially manufactured, first dual sport motorcycle, one that could be registered as street legal for riding on pavement and could also go off road. The year designation found on state titles or registrations usually refers to the year in which the CA100T or C100T were first sold. Production and dealer ordering (often controlled by American Honda) sometimes left CA100T's and C100T's on dealer showroom floors into the following years. We have seen several cases of CA100T's and C100T's with titles stating a year into the middle 1960's. There was a special dealer promotional Honda Trail 50 that was mostly chrome. Certain Honda dealers received one of these. This year continued the use of the dealer modified down swept exhaust, which was soon found to be a deterent for CT's to cross deeper streams without causing the engine to stop. The speedometer was integral with the stamped shape handlebar.
 
Model ID
CA100T
C100T
Common Name
Honda Trail 50
Honda Trail Cub
Honda Hunter Cub
Serial or VIN Number Begins At
CA100T-100001
C100T-100001
Engine Size
49 cc
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 Shocks
Speedometer Highest Speed
60
Speedometer Indicator Lights
None
Speedometer Trip Odometer
None
Brake Activation Front
Right Handlebar Lever
Brake Activation Rear
Right Foot Lever and Left Handlebad 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
Chrome (Dealer Promo)
Auxiliary Gas Tank
No
Turn Signals
No
 
Other Unique Features
Downswept Exhaust
Minimal Engine Shid Plate

 

Chrome
 
Right Side (Note rear tire snow chain in this photo)
 
 
Left Side
We need a Left Side photo to put in here!
Front
We need a Front photo to put in here!
Rear
We need a Rear photo to put in here!
Engine Right Side
 
 
Engine Left Side
 
 
Seat and Tank Badge
 
 
Speedometer
We need a Speedometer photo to put in here!
Front Bottom Link Suspension
 
 
Handlebar
 
 
 
 


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