In 1974, Jaroslav Falta came within 6 points of winning the 250cc World Championship. It all came down to the final round of the Championship, during which Falta had a slim deficit to overcome to go from 2nd place to 1st overall. Many believe that Russian riders kept ganging up on Falta to protect Russian KTM rider Gennady Moiseev, the holder of first place. Falta was still able to win, but the Russians protested saying Falta had jumped the start. FIM agreed with the Russians, which is why I can’t say that Falta won the 250cc World Championship in 1974. To commemorate this almost-victory, the CZ Falta 400 Replica was released.
With the exception of engine displacement (available in both 250cc and 380cc options), the Falta reps were basically the same. Features included air shocks with alloy bodies, alloy rims, and a leather belt to keep the aluminum gas tank in place. For more on the Falta replicas, check out this profile on Motorcycle Action Mag.
This specific CZ Falta 400 is being offered by a seller that has had it for 3 years. Though he’s practice with it for the AHRMA Sportsman class, he’s never raced it competitively. It’s had some recent work, including a new Mikuni carb, Works Performance rear shocks, new seals and main bearings, and more. The transmission had two gears replaced, and the engine was bored over – note that the motor will be need to resleeved the next time as it’s at the last oversize. The fuel tank has a few small dents in it, but it’s otherwise clean. It comes with two new undrilled white plates for the side to match the front.
Find this CZ Falta 400 for sale in Woodinville, Washington with a BIN of $3,500 or best offer