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aostling
09-09-2014, 10:14 PM
removed by popular request.

d kirby
09-09-2014, 10:41 PM
Thanks,

one minute and 55 seconds of my time I will never get back!!!! ONE MORE DAMN COMMERCIAL

Dave

ikdor
09-10-2014, 03:45 AM
Lol, you're reading all of this forum and you're worried about wasting two minutes of your life.
The irony.
Igor

aostling
09-10-2014, 08:47 AM
Here's the offending link, for anybody who has time to waste: https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/Dxy4n0UT82o?rel=0

Old Hat
09-10-2014, 09:06 AM
I liked it, I still remember around '77-78' ish an ugly tiny red car turned up at work.
CVCC ? I think? we all went out at lunch to see who brought it to work.

A.K. Boomer
09-10-2014, 09:23 AM
i liked it - I posted that awhile back on here with mixed reviews but thought it was done up good and showed what that company is into and it's pretty impressive to say the least...

Ridgerunner
09-10-2014, 10:46 AM
I thought this was going to be about the 60's motorcycle.

aostling
09-10-2014, 12:54 PM
I thought this was going to be about the 60's motorcycle.

My brother had a 1964 Honda Dream. He tells me that a pure white one features in the British movie The Knack ... and How to Get It. My library has a copy so I will pick it up and have a look.

davidh
09-10-2014, 01:29 PM
just a real creative computer ad...... I have a few of their products and find them to be nearly bullet proof, so to speak.

Ridgerunner
09-10-2014, 04:18 PM
My brother had a 1964 Honda Dream. He tells me that a pure white one features in the British movie The Knack ... and How to Get It. My library has a copy so I will pick it up and have a look.


I had one too. I don't remember where I got it or what I did with it though. Actually, I don't remember much about that whole decade. :D

aboard_epsilon
09-10-2014, 07:38 PM
My brother had a 1964 Honda Dream. He tells me that a pure white one features in the British movie The Knack ... and How to Get It. My library has a copy so I will pick it up and have a look.

It Was an Ariel Arrow in the knack .....
Don't watch the film it's terrible!!!

all the best.markj

aostling
09-11-2014, 10:02 PM
It Was an Ariel Arrow in the knack .....
Don't watch the film it's terrible!!!


You are right. I started the DVD, hoping to see interesting black-and-white footage of London from 1965. The movie is non-stop twaddle. I fast-forwarded to have a look at the Ariel Arrow. It was very aerodynamic.

aboard_epsilon
09-12-2014, 03:07 PM
Hmm
Look no further than a series of documentaries called "look at life"
and they are all in colour and from around 1965
There are over 500 of them, some are on you tube.
The most interesting are a series on transport - 4 volumes - 34 x 10 mins movie's and a series on science 3 volumes - about 24 movie's and there is a series on the military - 3 volumes.
They portray Britain as up and coming, happy, always vibrant and always sunny place....its a massive escape to watch them!

a selection from youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhSXNr4_hUA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-P-f1mssUeI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkN2Rr1Ol7Y


all the best.markj

Peter.
09-12-2014, 03:17 PM
Honda CB250/400T was the Honda Dream round these parts. Later evolved (if you can call it that) into the N-model 'Super Dream'. I've owned several variants of both models and none were particularly super, nor dreamy.

PStechPaul
09-12-2014, 06:41 PM
I think the Honda Dream was the big brother of the "Bently" I think it was called, and mine was a 1966 CA160, while IIRC the Dream was CA305. The CB305/350 (later the CB360 which I also had around 1975) had telescoping forks and exposed chain. The CA series were rather unique with a hinged front fork and shock absorber, square covers on the rear shocks, and a totally enclosed chain. I have a couple pictures of my machine, which I purchased new for something like $600 cash in 1966, got my Class M motorcycle license that summer, and used it as my main transportation commuting to JHU until it became problematic in the winter. I bought a 1960 Ford Falcon 2 speed automatic for about $400 and that was my ride until 1970.

http://pauleschoen.com/photos/p&chonda.jpg http://pauleschoen.com/photos/honda66.jpg

One of my friends had a Yamaha 50 and he put chains on the tires so he could ride safely (although noisily) in the winter. And another friend (whose father was an auto shop teacher) got a Honda 90 which ran pretty good until the chain got loose in its enclosed chain-guard and wrapped around the motor shaft and cracked the crankcase.

I really wanted a Honda four cylinder 350, 450, or maybe the 750. My CB360 seemed more like a racing bike than touring. I think it redlined at about 12,000 and didn't really "kick in" until it hit about 4000. Never could make it idle nicely.

http://www.motorcycleforum.com/showthread.php?t=83213

mooney1el
09-13-2014, 07:53 AM
I rode a Honda Benly (no t) , CA95, back in the early '60's. It was reliable/dependable and I think the Honda motorcycles were (and are) part of Honda's successful master plan to get and maintain auto sales here in the US. Sell a quality, durable and reliable motorcycle to the youth and product loyalty/reputation will result in increased sales of automobiles. The early motorcycles were to establish the reputation and gain a foothold. Remember the Honda cars from that era were rejected (rightly so as they were unsuitable) but the motorcycles firmly established Honda's reputation in the US.


Richard