BIKE OF THE MONTH


December 2019 Bike of the Month
Bike of the Month Rich Romano of Yorba Linda with his 1972 Hodaka Model 94 Wombat

Make: Hodaka
Model: Model 94 Wombat
Year: 1972
Country of Origin: Japan
Engine: 125cc Single
Transmission: 5 speed
Owner: Rich Romano
City: Yorba Linda

1972 Hodaka Model 94 Wombat

Congratulations to Rich Romano of Yorba Linda for winning Bike of the Month with his 1972 Hodaka Model 94 Wombat. Rich won a plaque provided by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys.

This is a bike Rich has wanted since he was a kid. He finally is able to afford it, and bought this one two years ago and started the restoration.

Hodaka was a joint Japanese and America company distributed by PABATCO (Pacific Basin Trading Company) of Athena, Oregon. There is a great article on Hodaka's on Wikipedia: Hodaka.

This is the second Hodaka to win Bike of the Month. Bill Blaty won back in January 2010 with hise 1968 Hodaka H100 Custom Trials Bike.

Thank you Rich for bringing your Hodaka out for all of us to see. See all the photos in our December Gallery.

The Bike of the Month contest is held monthly at the Vintage Bike OC meet. Qualifying motorcycles must be 30 years old or older. Former Bike of the Month winning bikes are not eligible to win again. Anyone attending the meet is eligible to enter a qualifiying bike in the contest and vote for their favorite bike. The winning bike is chosen by a popular vote and is featured on the Home page for one month and in this feature article. The Bike of the Month articles are permanent content on the site.

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