Honda CB 125 Endurance
The Classic Workshop
Who Where When
HONDA CB125S COUPE d'ENDURANCE REPLICA
December of 1977 the magazine Motosprint comes the news
that the Honda-IAP which has just started production of
CB125S (the first motorcycle Honda, produced in Italy,
in the factory in Atessa) is organizing a trophy based
on the Endurance formula, with races of two hours for
teams of two riders with changes every half hour.
Simultaneously, announced the preparation of a '' kit ''
aesthetic and technical, with carburetor and exhaust ''
racing '' entrusting the job to Samoto of Rome and its
valuable technical manager Carlo Murelli.
1978 the start of the Honda CB125S Coupe d'Endurance
managed by HIRET (Honda Italian Racing Endurance Team).
Among the races worth mentioning that raced at Mugello
circuit on June 4, the fifth of the series, where the
small Honda CB125S, with standard engine, did
respectable speed and average lap time almost
unbelievable for a motorcycle, which in the road version
was just over 100 kmh. Game statistics report indeed an
average race speed of 110 kmh, the fastest lap at over
114 kmh and a top speed of about 150 kmh!
the great success of the first edition of the Trophy
with more than forty crews entered at the end of 1979,
at the Bologna Motor Show, Honda Italy presents a
renewed version of the Endurance, for the trophy. Tank,
seat and fairing of new design inspired to the RCB 1000
that at that time dominated the European Endurance
Championship. The design was assigned to the designer
Giuseppe Ricciuti who also built the '' Red Shark '', a
CB125 with full fairing who made numerous records on the
make all parts for transform your
CB125S in a funny ''Production Racer''
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