FS: 1978 Hobbit. NE Ohio.

Selling a 1978 Honda Hobbit. This was going to be a winter project of mine. Ran with a bright spark until about 2:00 yesterday, when it lost that spark. It's probably something minor, but I don't have the time and motivation to work on it.

It's ugly as fuck; looks like a fixie with its mismatched parts.

-PA50I with PA50II carb and variator. New belt, petcock, and really clean tank. Has a non-sealed beam headlight that needs wired up. I'm also throwing in a box of parts which includes another variator, 2 more carbs, extra pedal arm & crank (there might be two sets of cranks actually), another swingarm, and other various odds and ends.

$100 in Youngstown, Ohio.

Pics, because this thread is useless without them:

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Pending...

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Check your email.

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Are you serious? You're selling this already?

Dude, you should have just kept the Hercules.

Why is it that no one wants to work on this bike? Is it cursed?

Still a good deal for someone, I guess.

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yeah james, i'm an idiot. i thought i would have more time and money than i currently do. i probably would've sold the herc anyway...

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No worries - I have a Hobbit in the basement. It will effing well stay in the basement until it apologizes for only going seven miles per hour.

These things are beasts when they run, though. Remember the yellow one Chad bought on his way to Pittsburgh (was it Tom who rode that)? That was just a stock PA50II - no kit, tiny weird Chad pipe.

You do have all the parts to build one of those...

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Plus they're indestructible. Tom crashed it hard, gave it a once over, and kept going.

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so is this sold or can i buy it this weekend?

pickup... 1978 Hobbit. NE Ohio.

I am the pending pickup. Chris..... emailed- I still need directions to your place to pick this up Saturday morning.

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i crashed it hard!? what! phht, that was chad's i went head over the bards on

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dude where did you get those footrests, they look brand new

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I think that the dude in Pittsburgh who started to bring this up to

running condition did some serious ebaying.

They're cool, but go take a peek at what they go for. I can

almost guarantee that sticker shock will have you out in the

garage with a hacksaw - sawing off the footrest mounts to

remove the temptation to blow your next paycheck on the

plastic shinies.

SOLD. 1978 Hobbit. NE Ohio.

Thanks chris- got it home safely.

Got it to fire up again, but still needs some TLC before we trust it to leave the backyard.

I also dig that Pinto2, good luck on the fine tuning.

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