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Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2018, 12:20:41 AM »

Will small bikes save the motorcycle industry?

https://www.cycleworld.com/honda-unveils-2019-monkey?dom=rss-default&src=syn

Probably, it’s a natural progression from Vespas and scooters. Then up to bigger bikes if they want. I’m for it, I’m for anything that gives back or adds to motorcycling.
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2018, 07:11:11 AM »

yes yes, i started on the z-50! mowed yards put up hay and hoed baccer (tobacco) to pay for it used and worn out. fun, when it run! :cucumber: :jalapeno:
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2018, 07:36:33 AM »

Cool....
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2018, 09:08:46 AM »

My first mc was a 50. I had the red/white but always wanted the blue/silver. I saw one above the sales floor at a Honda dealer a couple years ago. I was looking at the blue one when a sales guy told me he had purchased it for $2000. I paid $150 used for mine saved all my bean picking and fruit picking money to get it. You know the old story, told parents I wanted a mc they said I would have to get a job and buy it myself so I did. I was 10. ;D
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2018, 09:19:19 PM »

Big, or small turds just can't be polished. Junk. There endeth the lesson.  Later--HUBBARD
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2018, 08:56:36 AM »

Way I read the announcement they are now 125cc? I rode my 50 so much it literally wore out, then sold it for $250.00. Later when my son was in his early teens I bought another one to take camping to ride in campground for $250 that was like new. Now the new ones, as I read the announcement, is $4199.00?
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2018, 11:02:50 AM »

Big, or small turds just can't be polished. Junk. There endeth the lesson.  Later--HUBBARD

Carl, that is no way to talk about the big or little bits of the engines you have grenaded and the pieces they left on the side of the road.
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2018, 11:08:43 AM »

I was going for this when I turned 13....forget a 50.  I wanted that HUGE 125...all 13 hp of it..... ;D

Raised on a farm in NE Alabama, this was going to be the bike for me on and off road...mowed and baled hay more times than I can count to save up....had all the brochures there were and the local dealer also dealt in HD's....walked right past them to this baby but never got it...mom finally said no way....that just made me want to ride all that much more and ma, look at me now..... :bananarock:

Still, $4,200 for the Monkey?  Wow, nostalgia costs a pretty penny....oh wait, this is an HD forum, we already know that... :huepfenlol2:
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2018, 08:50:52 AM »

Thats an early 70's  DT-125 right Haird?

That was my first motorcycle.  Learned on a Friends Honda Trail 70.  Then conned Dad into letting me ride his DT-125.  A year later it was mine.  It was to big for me, but I loved it.
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2018, 08:56:58 AM »

Thats an early 70's  DT-125 right Haird?

That was my first motorcycle.  Learned on a Friends Honda Trail 70.  Then conned Dad into letting me ride his DT-125.  A year later it was mine.  It was to big for me, but I loved it.

That's the one, Dave.  I trial-rode that thing many a mile sitting on it in the dealership.  Only difference is I wanted the Yellow/black color scheme.
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #11 on: June 15, 2018, 11:14:55 AM »

Very cool.... I had a 50 cc when I was a kid... Brings back memories...  :mango: :apple: :carrot: :huepfenlol2: :jalapeno:
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2018, 01:18:06 AM »

Carl, that is no way to talk about the big or little bits of the engines you have grenaded and the pieces they left on the side of the road.

Yes, 2Lane, you are correct in your assessment of me, blowing Harley engines to hell.  Everything to the limit.  That's the way I roll.  If it won't take it, we'll build another one.  LOL.  Crazy?  Yes.  Stupid?  No.  Consistent?  Always.  My question is, and you may find it in bad taste, but what or why, is there a conversation on this Site, CVOHarley.com, about a phucking honda?  I've outrun goldwings, and interstates.  Albeit, maybe, because the riders didn't have the gonads to twist them for the long haul, which most of them that I've met lack, why give them place here?  That's all I'm saying.  I'm in no way trying to match witts with you, or in no way debate with you.  I know I'm outmatched.  I respect you, Sir.  The fact is, I have no respect for Honda Motorsickles.  Never have.  Never will.  Later--HUBBARD       
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #13 on: June 16, 2018, 06:20:17 AM »

I guess you could petition Neal to remove all non-Harley related sections of the site.

I, the OP, posted because it’s “In The News” and related to the motorcycle industry. I believe it’s interesting to see what others are doing to try and grow interest in motorcycling. Harley is not the entirety of motorcycling and likely not most kids first bike either.

Are you enjoying any of the BMW K1600B discussions?

Har...
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Re: Honda Unveils 2019 Monkey
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2018, 08:06:48 AM »

You meet the nicest people on a Honda.
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