Friday, January 25, 2013

1967 Honda Super Cub 50 (For Sale) with Rally Kit by Honda Custom Group - Honda of Chattanooga Vintage Honda Motorcycle Collection



1967 Honda Super Cub 50 Rally Kit For Sale C100 C102 Honda of Chattanooga Vintage Honda Motorcycles TN

This 1967 Honda Super Cub 50 is For Sale as is the rest of our Vintage Honda Motorcycle collection here at Honda of Chattanooga. If you would like more information please contact Kevin - Kevin@HondaofChattanoogaTN.com

I won't share to much on Honda of Chattanooga's history in this post but with being in business for 50 years it has allowed the owner to acquire quite the collection of Vintage Honda motorcycles here at Honda of Chattanooga that he grew up with over the years when his dad was running the business.

If people like seeing and reading the information on them I will pick out a couple more and do them on a weekly basis. Check out some of the other posts on here about the rest of our vintage Honda collection here at Honda of Chattanooga. This post will be on the 1967 Honda Super Cub 50 with the Honda Custom Group Rally kit.

If you enjoy reading this little bit of history about the Honda Super Cub 50 and Honda of Chattanooga etc, please take a minute to comment down at the bottom or share this with your friends. Also keep checking back as I will be doing more and more articles on our Vintage Honda Bikes here at Honda of Chattanooga on a weekly basis if people enjoy checking out the history.

Stock Cub 50
- 1967 Honda Super Cub 50 C100

This isn't your normal Super Cub 50... It started its life out as just a plain ole Honda Super Cub that has been in continuous production since 1958, with production #'s exceeding 60 million in 2008. The Super Cub is the most produced motorcycle in history.

1967 Honda Super Cub 50 For Sale at Honda of Chattanooga TN
Our 1967 Honda Cub 50 (Before)
 One of the many benefits to having a family owned Honda dealership for 50 years is having many cool parts laying around that are from the '60s and on that were purchased and stashed away. For example, this Rally kit was purchased from Honda in 1966. Charlie White, the current owners father when he purchased the kit put it away with all of the receipts (pictures of original receipt from Honda in 1966 below).


Vintage Honda 1960's order form receipt HCG C100 C102 rally kit Honda of Chattanooga For Sale
Original Honda Order Form - 1966 

Vintage Honda Honda Custom Group Invoice Super Cub 50 Honda of Chattanooga For Sale C100 C102
Original Order Form from Honda - 1966

Honda cub 50 Rally Kit HCG Vintage Honda of Chattanooga
Honda Custom Group Rally Kit in the box (Not opened until 40 years later)

Honda had a division called Honda Custom Group which created these 4 kits to try and help boost sales in the late '60s on the commuter step through models in the US market. Honda offered 4 types of conversion kits to give your C100 / C91 etc a more sportier look. These kits included custom gas tanks, seats, speedo's and handlebars. Unfortunately these kits offered no engine hop-ups. The 4 kits available were the Boss, Rally, Roadster and Student kit.

Here's a cool picture of an ad from back then showing the 4 styles of kits available to customize your Honda. Here's a funny quote for you to show how Honda was pushing these kits to try and help sales "Watch the girls rally 'round when you ride up!".


Honda Custom Group Bossy Student Rally Roadster Kit C100 C102 Super Cub 50 Honda of Chattanooga


Fast forward a few years (over 30) and Barry decided it was time to strip down a Super Cub 50 and put the Rally Kit to use. So our Head Technician Doug (Honda Tech 30+ years) went to work on installing of the goodies that came with the kit to transform it into what you see in the pictures.

Now we will get to the "After" pictures of the whole process, well some pictures of the process and then ending with the "After" pics.

Please excuse the quality of some of the pictures as I had to take pictures of a picture so I didn't risk damaging any of the originals.

Honda Cub 50 C100 C102 Rally Kit Parts Honda Custom Group Honda of Chattanooga
Some of the Rally Kit parts


Honda Super Cub 50 Restoration with Honda Custom Group Rally kit Honda of Chattanooga
Now we get to some of the pictures I've taken today. The assembly of the Rally Kit on the Cub 50 took place in 2003, when you add up the years from 1966 when the kit was ordered - it really is amazing that this box stayed intact for so many years. As it turns out these kits are worth quite the $$ these days. They didn't know that back in the 60's though, it was actually a flop that nobody wanted to spend the money on which is how they ended up having this kit stashed to the side for 46 years.

Honda Super Cub 50 Rally Kit Gas Fuel Tank C100 C102 Honda Custom Group For Sale Honda of Chattanooga TN

What's funny to think about when it comes to parts being worth a lot of money when you don't expect it to be and how that has happened to everyone over the years with classic cars / motorcycles etc. Well the guys here at Honda of Chattanooga had a ton of these Honda Custom Group - Boss, Rally, Roadster and Student kits still in stock in the early 1990's. They weren't aware these little gems were worth some money so they did a stock-return and sent them back to Honda. I'm sure these are stashed in one of Honda's warehouse / museums while a lot of collectors scour the internet trying to find a complete kit to get their hands on.

Would you like to see the rest of our Vintage Honda Motorcycle collection that is For Sale here at Honda of Chattanooga? Here is link to our website with the list of Vintage Honda's - Vintage Honda Bikes For Sale at Honda of Chattanooga


Honda Super Cub 50 For Sale Rally Kit Seat C100 C102 Honda of Chattanooga TN

Honda of Chattanooga Vintage Honda Motorcycles for Sale C100 C102 1967 Honda Super Cub 50 Rally Kit

Honda Super Cub 50 Owners Manual C100 C102 Honda of Chattanooga Vintage Hondas
Original 1967 Honda Super Cub 50 C100 Owner's Manual


Quick little video walking around our 1967 Honda Super Cub 50 with the Rally Kit here at Honda of Chattanooga.




You can also view more pictures and information at Honda of Chattanooga
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2 comments :

  1. HELLO~ ARE U STTILL On SALE, I NEED ONE MOTOBIKE ON VIETNAM。

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  2. It is nice to see an old rally kit. A friend of mine found one of these kits at a swap meat in Portland OR. About 6 years ago. it was a roadster kit it. is the only one I have seen and the only one he has too.I have 9 pre 67 bikes and he has almost 200 bikes pass the love of hondas on to our youth

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