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The monkey is back!

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To celebrate 40 years on the world market, Honda‰Ûªs iconic Z50 Monkey bike is making a highly anticipated return to Australian markets. When Honda wanted to develop a bike in the early 1960‰Ûªs specifically to introduce Japanese kids to motorcycling, they called on the same engine used to power the highly successful Cub. The motor was considered to be bullet proof and, importantly, could be fitted into a tiny chassis. Over the past four decades, the Monkey bike has come in a number of distinguished guises. Its popularity has proved unwavering with a cult following of devotees always ready for the next incarnation. The Monkey 40th Anniversary Special has been produced in a similar fashion to the original Monkey Z50M launched and features the check-patterned ‰ÛÏtartan‰Û

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