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The '''Honda CB77''' is a 305[[cc]], [[twin cylinder]], [[four stroke]], [[street motorcycle]] manufactured by [[Honda]] in the 1950s and 1960s and commonly known as the '''Hawk''' or '''Super hawk'''.
At the start of the Sixties, motorcycling in Europe was heading into one of its darkest periods, America was rediscovering the joy of two-wheeled transport and Japan (led by [[Honda]]) was planning the revolution which would kick-start the world market.
==Honda Sets Off to Conquer the World==
In 1959 Honda revealed its global ambitions, setting up the American Honda Motor Company and entering its first [[Tourist Trophy]]. In order to take over the New World and Old Europe, Honda devised a strategy based on customer psychology. No bikes seemingly designed exclusively for "experts" or juvenile delinquents: instead, Honda produced bikes that were popular and easy to use, thanks to built-in electric starters. Honda became the world's No.1 producer in 1960, building half of the Japanese industry's total output of 1,800,000 [[motorcycles]] and exporting over 45,000. Five years later the latter figure was multiplied tenfold!