Tag Archive | "Cub"

Following Japanese Kustoms

Wednesday, January 27, 2010


Images of Austin, Texas come to mind when I think about the words “Hot Rods” and “Customs”. The 9th Annual “Lonestar Rod and Kustom Round Up” is a huge convergence of classic Americana parading up and down Congress Street… The only rules? No imports and nothing newer than 1963. I can’t say those rules apply […]

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Honda Cub to go automatic for 2010!

Thursday, September 10, 2009


Honda’s gone and done it! Adding an automatic transmission to the Cub has been on Honda’s upgrade short list for some time now, and just two days ago Akisan sent us the scoop on Honda’s new CV-Matic engine for Cubs (all underbone type Hondas). Here’s a snippet from the press release: TOKYO, Japan, September 8, […]

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Honda introduces the 110cc Cub! (not here… yet)

Monday, June 29, 2009


PRESS RELEASE Business model, “110 Super Cub” released just 10 days ago.This is the… um, rough translation: Honda has a powerful output characteristics of air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke 110cc and with a total frame up a new engine model provides a good body size取RI回SHI “110 Super Cub”, Friday, June 19 release do. Super Cub 110 is […]

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Speaking of "Posties"…

Wednesday, June 24, 2009


(Oh!  You ride a Postie?  I’ve got a special delivery for you my dear.) I like work-themed bikes.  I’ve always said if I got my hands on a Big Ruckus, I’d turn it into a military messenger bike.  Well, if I got my hands on a cub, I would undoubedly spend untold hours and dollars […]

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Top Gear – The Vietnam Special

Sunday, June 21, 2009


On December 28, 2008 BBC 2 broadcast a special edition of the award winning show Top Gear in which the hosts were challenged to travel approximately 800 miles from Saigon to Halong Bay in the span of 8 days. Traditionally the hosts equip themselves with cars using money supplied by the program, but this time […]

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Cubs to begin arriving in three weeks

Wednesday, April 15, 2009


(You can stop staring at your scrapbook because the cubs will be landing soon. Image source) Many of you have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the first new cub type scooters in the USA since Honda discontinued the Passport back in 1983 (actually, there have been others but nothing worth mentioning). Well my friends, […]

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