1973 Hodaka Combat Wombat

In America, Japan, Off-Road by AbhiLeave a Comment

I’m not going to lie – part of the reason I’m featuring this bike because it has one of the greatest vehicle names ever. With that said, this Japanese-American joint venture produced a series of very popular bikes during the 60s and 70s, with fantastic names like the Combat Wombat shown here, as well as the Dirt Squirt and Road Toad.

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The owner took her time to document the bike with several photos and record a video with a walkaround and a quick demonstration of her starting it and putting around the neighborhood:

The seller claims that this bike is fully functional and has lot sof new parts, including the tires, some cables, controls, shocks – and several other parts that have been completely rebuilt.

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There’s no rust in the tank, and if the video is to be taken at face value, this bike fires right up with the kickstart. This would be a fun basic vintage MX bike for someone who’s presumably starting a little bit of a collection…

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Find it here on Craigslist for $1,500 in Garfield, New Jersey. An album with more pictures can be found here on the seller’s Photobucket album.