See photos of the classic all-purpose utility motorcycle that made waves when released in the Memorable Motorcycle: Honda CT90 photo gallery.
- 30 mph is the maximum speed in trail gearing on the Honda CT90.
- The Honda CT90 is wafer thin and perfectly practical for most modern road conditions.
- The CT90 KO's leading link forks are not so good, but the tiny drum brake is surprisingly effective.
- The 1968 KO Honda CT90 used in this test is one of the rarest machines in the bike's thirteen-year history.
- Honda CT90 KO.
- Many of the parts in the CT range were lifted from other Honda step-throughs which sold in the millions. While Norton was making 200 bikes a week in Birmingham, Honda was producing 200 Cubs a minute.
- The CT90's target audience was customers with nearly no knowledge of motorcycles, so offered a cheap, reliable and easy-to-use machine to great success.
- Honda stiffened the CT90's suspension for off-road use, making a bike that handles better than a standard C90 road bike.
- As standard, the bike would have carried a US Forestry approved spark arrestor but, with this removed, I wouldn’t mind betting that the standard pipe is running at over 100 dBA.
- Need to transport a deceased moose after a successful hunt? Throw it over the back of this huge carrier and the CT90 will still get you where you need to go.
- The little Honda is surprisingly practical on the road.
- The magic transfer box that gave eight speeds.