National Geographic : 1971 Apr
The Honda Mini Trail 70. All the fun of back-packing without sore feet. Take two along. Two Mini Trail 70's fit easily in the back of a station wagon. They only weigh 143 lbs. apiece. Foot pegs fold up. Handlebars fold down. And when you get to the country, it just takes a few seconds to set them back up again. Then you're ready for miles and miles of fun, off-the-road riding. Ride easy. The CT-70 comes with an easy automatic clutch and three-speed trans. Or a big-bike hand clutch and four-speed transmission. Quick-stopping brakes front and rear. And a nice, soft contoured seat - perfect for grown-ups and kids. Ride rough. The Honda Mini Trail 70's built to take a beating so you don't. Front and rear suspension level off the bumps. The rug ged little knobby tires grip on almost any surface. And with the upswept tailpipe, steel skid-plate and pro tected air filter, you can even run the 70 through shallow streams without stalling. Ride confident. That's the nicest part of all. With a Honda four stroke overhead cam engine powering the 70, you know you're riding with the most dependable motorcycle engine ever designed. So dependable that the CT-70 carries an excellent warranty. And you also know that with the USDA-approved spark arrestor/ muffler, you'll leave the great outdoors just the way you found it. Quiet and green. So enjoy yourself. See the Mini Trail 70 TM at your Honda dealer's. And take a hike with them soon. From Mighty to Mini, Honda has itall. Always ride safely. Wear a helmet and observe all rules of the road. For a free color brochure, write: American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Dept. DL, Box 50, Gardena, California 90247. © 1971 AHM.