Honda CL77

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The CL77 Scrambler 305 was a close relative of the C77 Dream and the CB77 Super Hawk of the 1960s.

Scramblers, designated CL by Honda, differed from the sport bikes (designated CB) to allow for some off-road riding. The CL77 differed from the CB77 Super Hawk in a number of ways. To increase ground clearance, it had the upswept exhaust pipes running along the bike's left side. It eliminated the electric starter. It had a small-capacity fuel tank, fork boots, 19-inch front wheel, coarser-tread tires (called universals), a taller handlebar, and abbreviated fenders.

The 305 cc overhead cam engine had a redline of 9000 rpm and contrasted sharply from the low-revving European and American bikes of the day.

In 1968 Larry Berquist and Gary Griffen won the second official Baja 1000 race on a CL77 to give the model off-road credibility.

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The CL77 Scrambler 305 was a close relative of the C77 Dream and the CB77 Super Hawk of the 1960s.

Scramblers, designated CL by Honda, differed from the sport bikes (designated CB) to allow for some off-road riding. The CL77 differed from the CB77 Super Hawk in a number of ways. To increase ground clearance, it had the upswept exhaust pipes running along the bike's left side. It eliminated the electric starter. It had a small-capacity fuel tank, fork boots, 19-inch front& rear wheels, coarser-tread tires (called universals), a taller handlebar, and abbreviated fenders.

The 305 cc overhead cam engine had a redline of 9000 rpm and contrasted sharply from the low-revving European and American bikes of the day.