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An all-original vintage Honda SL70

April 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on An all-original vintage Honda SL70 · Vintage

Check out this excellent ’72 Honda SL 70 my friend Ronnie Welch picked up at the 2010 Diamond Don’s Riverport National. This bike looks totally original — fenders, speedo, pegs, everything. Only one slight dent in the right side of the tank. Even the seat is in excellent condition! It’s amazing. And it runs. The […]

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Honda SL 70 – a story

April 8th, 2010 · 9 Comments · Vintage

Update: This story has been updated to reflect the facts. Check the comments for details. :end: A while back Mitch Boehm of Moto Retro contacted me about some old SL 70 stories. I don’t know if he used any of them or not as I haven’t gotten around to subscribing yet. But here’s one I […]

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Old school pitbike races – Honda SL70 and XR75

October 31st, 2008 · Comments Off on Old school pitbike races – Honda SL70 and XR75 · Events, Racing, Vintage

Recently my old school friend Ronnie Welch sent me a bunch of pictures from TVRC’s annual “King of the Ant Hill” race in Texas. If you were under the misguided belief that pitbike races were some new phenomenon, well, let me assure you that the only thing truly new in dirt biking is the backflip. […]

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Rebuilding the Honda SL70

January 10th, 2008 · Comments Off on Rebuilding the Honda SL70 · Vintage, Workbench

The first motorcycle I ever bought with my own money was a red 1972 Honda SL70. The picture is my younger brother David jumping the bike across the football field at Moore Jr. High when we were kids. Can you imagine trying that now? I think I sold the bike to David, but I can’t […]

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