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1976 Mugen/Al Baker
XL 350 Honda

What a rare and great bike. In 1976 Al Baker was located adjacent to the Mugen company and provided race support on the Honda bikes. Al Baker and Mugen didn't think there was a reason they could not produce the ultimate thumper. They took a XL 250 and put on a Poweroll 360 kit. Mugen built the top end and the megaphone pipe. Al Baker set up the oil cooler and suspension system. Years later Rick Doughty did a full restoration on the bike for Cortez Lawrence who provided the bike to PGM. Before we obtained the bike we spoke to Cliff White of American Honda and he was aware of this bike and encouraged us to obtain the bike as a fitting tribute to Al Bakers vision.

  • 1976 C&J Frame w/ fresh powdercoat
  • 1976 XL 250 w/Powroll 360 bore & stroke kit (fresh rebuild)
    (This was the HOT set-up back in the day as it was 15lbs lighter than an XL350 motor and revved like a 250 two-stroke)
  • Mugen ported head and cam
  • Mugen pipe and megaphone
  • Button electronic ignition
  • Shaved flywheel
  • Lockhart Oil cooler w/ braided lines
  • New 36mm Mikuni
  • New K&N filter
  • New cables and wiring
  • Polished DID rims and HD spokes
  • Powdercoated hubs w/new brakes & bearings
  • New chain & sprockets
  • New Dunlop tires
  • Genuine Andre bars
  • Genuine NOS seat cover
  • New Magura levers
  • New replica Vintage Iron CR plastic
  • Freshly painted CR250 Tank
  • New 9" travel Ceriani Magnesium forks and triples
  • New Works performance aluminum body shocks
  • New polished aluminum motor mounts
  • NOS cad-plated footpegs
  • Restored by Vintage Iron in 2004 and never ridden


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1976 Mugen-Al Baker XL 350 Honda 1976 Mugen-Al Baker XL 350 Honda 1976 Mugen-Al Baker XL 350 Honda 1976 Mugen-Al Baker XL 350 Honda 1976 Mugen-Al Baker XL 350 Honda
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