Property of Yori Kanda
c.1974 Honda XR75
Frame no. XR75 1615429
Engine no. XR75E 1315412
Honda's long line of successful off-road models commenced in 1972 with the launch of the SL250 trail bike, though the nomenclature soon changed to the more familiar XL250. At that time Honda was Japan's biggest motorcycle manufacturer (it still is, of course) but the smallest producer of off-road models. Honda was soon building the XR range of four-stroke off-road models in a variety of capacities, including smaller versions intended for schoolboy competition or for use as paddock bikes. The XR75 was introduced in 1973 and received its first major updates, including a more powerful engine and longer-travel suspension, for 1976. Nothing is known of the history of this example, which is offered for restoration and sold strictly as viewed. No reserve.
- The Frame no. is XR75 1315429