Honda cd175 sloper 1967 classic bike

Price: £790.00
Condition: Used
Item location: Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Make: Honda
Model: CD175A SLOPER
Year: 1967
Mileage: 32,345
Color: Blue
Engine size: 175
Gears: Four-speed manual
Start type: Kick start
Drive type: Chain

HONDA CD175A 'SLOPER' 1967I bought this bike in 2011 along with another part restored sloper. The previous owner had bought it as a 'parts' bike to help restore the other bike and unfortunately had mislaid a box of bits during a house move. the most important of which was the number plate. As a result i've had to re-register the bike which was an absolute pain as the DVLA no longer had details based on the frame/engine number. I've kept all the letters written to the DVLA as proof. It is a genuine UK bike as the speedo is in mph and a metal plate riveted to the original number plate shows the supplying dealer as being MINEAR & BRUCE of Guildford. The bike is not restored to 'standard' as the silencers are hard to source so iv'e built it to resemble the more sporty SS125 with the round section silencers. chrome front mudguard and chrome rear shocks with exposed springs. The result as you can see is a very pretty bike which I think is better looking than the 'standard'commuter bike. The engine has been professionally rebuilt including a rebore with 2nd oversize pistons. new continuous timing chain and all new seals. It has since covered 265 miles so should be nicely run in by now and it starts easily from cold or hot with no untoward knocks. rattles or smoke. There was a minor oil leak from near the cam chain adjuster but this was cured by using a high temperature polymer putty (as shown in the picture) and is proving to be fine. The front forks have been rebuilt with nos seals from David Silvers and one of the fork legs had to be rechromed and reground by Philpott's. Fuel tank is professionally painted including 2 pack laquer and has been lined with Armour Coat ethanol proof liner all to help protect against E10 petrol and a new fuel tap fitted. The wheels have been shot blasted and powder coated with a very effective chrome effect finish. Looks more like a highly polished alloy but requires no maintenance. Many new parts have been fitted. including silencers. front mudguard. rear shocks. indicators. chain. tyres. battery. brake. lutch and throttle cables etc.  Has had a modern regulator/rectifier fitted as it wasn't charging the battery and also a new ignition switch. The exhaust downpipes and headlight rim have been rechromed. There are a couple of scratches caused by the spare ignition key swinging against the side panel- I should have thought on and removed it before riding and the back tyre goes down over 2 or 3 weeks! The air filter plastic end cap is missing from under the seat but doesn't affect it working and causes more induction noise above 40mph. There is a small hole in the seat on the right hand side (can be seen in the pictures)All in all this is a very pretty and well sorted little bike that rides as well as it looks. It is registered as 'Historic Vehicle' so is exempt from road tax and eligible for cheap classic insurance. I'm sure that just about covers everything but please come and see the bike yourself as there may be other things iv'e forgotten.  The sale is strictly by cash on collection and the bike is advertised elsewhere so may be withdrawn at any time. Thanks for looking.

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