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Barber's Best

A virtual tour of the classic motorcycle collection on display at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Leeds, Ala.


1964 Honda Superhawk CB77

1964 Honda CB77 Superhawk

1964 Honda CB77 Superhawk

Country: Japan
Engine: Air-cooled twin-cylinder 4-stroke with 180 degree crank
Ignition: Battery and coil
Power Rating: 28.5 bhp @ 9,000rpm
Bore & Stroke: 60x54mm
Displacement: 305cc
Valves: Single overhead camshaft, chain driven
Fuel System: Two Keihin slide-type carburetors
Transmission: 4-speed
Suspension: Front telescopic forks, rear twin shock
Brakes: Front and rear twin leading show drums
Weight: 350lb
Top Speed: 95mph

1964 Honda CB77 Superhawk

Honda set new standards when they introduced the Hawk models. Performance was equal or better than the British 500cc machines, and the quality and reliability quickly convinced enthusiasts that the Japanese invasion would drastically change the motorcycle scene.

1964 Honda CB77 Superhawk