1978 Honda ST90

SOLD FOR: $1,850

Reserve price has been met.

This auction ended on May 25, 2023

Winner: Rider2710

Winning Bid: $1,600
Buyer Fee: $250
Total: $1,850

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Please Note: This bike currently does not start; the seller believes it needs a carb clean and has asked us to list it as-is.

Additional photos are available here for your perusal.

First manufactured in 1973, the Honda ST90 is a compact and versatile motorcycle that embodies Honda’s commitment to delivering practicality and fun in a single package. The ST90 is equipped with a 89cc, four-stroke, air-cooled single-cylinder engine. The engine is mated to a four-speed transmission, allowing smooth and precise gear shifts. With a telescopic front fork and dual rear shocks, the ST90 provides adequate suspension travel for a comfortable ride on various terrains.

It features drum brakes on both the front and rear wheels, providing reliable stopping power. The fuel tank has a capacity of 1.5 gallons (5.7 liters), offering a decent range for its intended purpose. With a seat height of 28 inches and a weight of approximately 165 pounds, the Honda ST90 combines a lightweight design, efficient engine, and reliable components to offer a versatile and enjoyable riding experience.

Manufactured in December of 1977, this example is VIN: ST901010768. The seller acquired the bike three years ago.

The odometer shows 4,657 miles.

The seller reports that the bike “ran great before storage.” He suspects that it will need a carb clean.

Per the seller: “The bike was serviced and tuned up by certified Honda mechanic before storing.

The seller states this example appears to be stock.

Inside of the tank:

It is riding on tires that have aged out.

The sale includes one key.

This sale includes a new Yuasa Powersports battery.

Cosmetic Blemishes: please see the album up top for all known cosmetic blemishes. Here is a selection:

Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California (please make an appointment for an inspection), this Honda is offered on a bill of sale only. Have any ST90 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

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Santa Monica, California












Bill of Sale Only

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Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

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Total Bids Placed: 10

Auction has ended.

Highest bidder was: Rider2710

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
Rider2710 May 25, 2023 9:57 am PDT $1,600
madmattdawson May 23, 2023 9:29 pm PDT $1,500 Reserve
Bigvee1979 May 23, 2023 9:29 pm PDT $1,200 Auto
Bigvee1979 May 23, 2023 6:19 pm PDT $1,105
madmattdawson May 23, 2023 6:19 pm PDT $1,005 Auto
madmattdawson May 22, 2023 1:16 pm PDT $1,000 Auto
dab772 May 22, 2023 1:16 pm PDT $900
madmattdawson May 21, 2023 2:51 am PDT $600
starhead May 21, 2023 2:51 am PDT $500 Auto
starhead May 18, 2023 10:40 am PDT $1
Auction started May 18, 2023 7:30 am PDT
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