Phil Read Replicas: Honda CB750F2

Phil Read captured the TT Formula 1 title at the 1977 Isle of Man, and though the win was controversial, a Honda CB750F2 replica soon followed.

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by Jeff Barger

Engine: 736cc SOHC, 4-stroke air-cooled inline 4-cylinder, 61mm x 63mm bore and stroke, 9:1 compression ratio, 60hp @ 8,500rpm
Top speed: 125mph
Carburetion: Four Keihin 28mm
Transmission: 5-speed constant mesh, chain drive
Electrics: Battery/dual point and coil, 12v AC generator

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