1964 Honda Super Hawk CB77


1964 Honda CB77 Superhawk

1964 Honda CB77 Super Hawk

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

7/9/2020 12:15:28 PM

Rode a friend’s 305 Dream. Hooked. 16 yrs. old..bought a used 62’ Super Hawk for $495. Young and not very smart did a side by side race with my friend’s Dream with two people on my bike...no problem pulling away. Loved the way that little 305 would wind up and wail...73 yrs old now...08’ Suzuki B-king my ride presently...but still admire those screaming little Super Hawks. MC...thank you so much for these articles.

1/10/2014 3:12:12 PM

As I tried to say in my previous "post" I agree - the 250 scrambler has one of the sweetest sounding exhaust tones I've heard. The 305 Super Hawk is also very nice over 6000 rpm with wide open throttle. Incidentally, the carb throat is so big on the 305 that you *need* to be over 6000 rpm before the engine will accept full throttle without bogging.

1/7/2014 9:22:58 PM

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