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Luigi Taveri and Honda’s incredible five-cylinder 125cc Grand Prix racer: a tribute

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/cars/fea...cc-grand-prix/

"A normal rev limit of 21,500rpm – and another 500rpm still left for the last-lap dash to the line – an eight-speed gearbox and a race weight of 85kg (187lb) mean that the Honda “five” was the absolute limit of motorcycle engineering in 1965."

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Good find! I had never heard of the 5 cylinder, although the Honda 6 was very well known. Thanks for posting this.

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What a great little bike and read . thanks 01-7700



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