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HONDA CDI H 100S

Suvro SenFebruary 16, 2013

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HONDA introduced HONDA CDI H 100S  in 1986 as  a gift for the regular bikers .We all know the quality of  HONDA bikes and a  bike like this really  represented a total picture of the quality and the  performance of  Honda bike. It has an amazing attraction ability and by this the bike dominated not only the Bangladeshi market but also all over the world. Though the Honda Company targeted the developing countries but the bike got huge success in all over the world even in Europe. Before this bike Honda released their another eye catching bike the ROADMASTER. So the HONDA CDI H 100S competed with a bike like Honda cd200 roadmaster. The overall performance of this bike is good for that time because 1986 a bike like this is really a gift for the bike lovers. Now let’s have a look what the bike has.

honda cdi h 100s

DESIGN

As a bike of 1986 the designers of Honda tried their best to give it the best look. So the bike got an attractive look and it was enough to dominate the market. People accepted it hugely because of the availability of various color. HONDA CDI H 100S was available in four colors black, brown, maroon and red. But all of those we generally see the red color bikes in our Bangladeshi road. The bike actually a great combination of color and structure which made the bike special to the bikers. The square shape of the headlight increased the beauty of the bike. Steel cradle frame is used in HONDA CDI H 100S which made it more durable.

honda cdi h 100s

ENGINE 

HONDA CDI H 100S has a single cylinder, two stroke 100 cc engine. But the main thing to be mentioned is the engine has oil and air cooling system where the roadmaster has only air cooling system. No electric start system in this bike so kick start is the only way to start the bike. You count it as a negative side of this bike but it’s not a major criteria to judge a bike. Digital ignition system and 4-speed manual transmission system made bike different from the other 100cc bikes. Wet plate clutch system is used in HONDA CDI H 100S. The vibration of the engine is annoying but to have a real idea about this bike you need to ride on this bike.

honda cdi h 100s

TYRE and BRAKE 

Drum brake system is used in both side of the bike. Inverted forks are used for front suspension and twin spring shock is used for rear suspension. The tyres used in this bike are simply good but it can’t give you good service in rough road. But proper maintenance can improve the durability of the tyre.

FUEL CONSUMPTION and SPEED

The most funny thing of HONDA CDI H 100S is its fuel efficiency which is only 20 kilometer per liter in average! Its really unexpected from Honda and also it’s a shame for the bike of 100cc series. But the positive thing is fuel capacity of this bike is 18 liters which is good for a 100cc bike. In the circumstances of 1986 it might be good but in the prospect of 2013 this is really worse. Honda always produces the great bikes but the company sacrificing the fuel consumption issue because of speed. People got a top speed of 125 kilometer per hour in this bike. The most amazing thing is the bike takes only 12 second to achieve 60 kilometer speed. It’s really amazing for a bike like HONDA CDI H 100S.

honda cdi h 100s

PERFORMANCE        

 It can be a good choice for the Bangladeshi bikers specially the people who live in village. They can use it for short distance. Even in 2013 the bike looks beautiful in road. The overall performance of HONDA CDI H 100S is quite satisfactory than the other 100cc series bike released 1986.Allthough the bike is very much suitable for Bangladeshi road. But the tyre may give you problem. Actually the bike got huge popularity because of speed. Speed like 125 km/h isn’t so funny in a bike of 1986.

honda cdi h 100s

OTHER FEATURES

Other features like an exhaust pipe which is made of stainless steel, comparatively large mudguard etc. Though the analog speedometer is not much attractive but someone must be impressed by the overall design of this bike. It has a well shaped handle bar which is very essential for a comfortable ride and a fuel tank with Honda logo turned it one of a most beautiful bike of Honda. The fuel tank store 4.76 gallons fuel which is really a positive side for any bike.

 FULL SPECIFICATION AT A GLANCE

Model: Honda H 100 S
Year: 1986
Capacity: 100cc
Engine type: Single cylinder, two-stroke
Top speed: 125 km/h
Max RPM: 4500
Ignition: digital
Cooling system: Oil & air
Gearbox: 4-speed
Clutch: Wet plate
Fuel consumption: 13.3 km/l
Exhaust system: Single stainless pipe
Frame type: stell cradle
Front suspension: inverted forks
Rear suspension: twin spring shocks
Front brakes: drum brake
Rear brakes: drum brake
Weight 93.0 kg
Overall length: 1,010 mm
Fuel capacity: 18.00 litres
Starter: Kick
Color options: Brown/maroon red black

All bikes from Honda are popular for some specific feature. Actually it’s their business policy that target one thing and achieve success. As a bike from Honda this bike also got popularity because of its speed and design.

So HONDA CDI H 100S can be a good choice for the Bangladeshi bikers but you have to sacrifice the fuel efficiency.

Suvro Sen is the Founder & Editor In Chief of BikeBD. A simple motorcycle lover. Who want to share his Bike & Biking tips, knowledge for the Bangladeshi Motorcycle lovers & Riders. You Can connect with him Via

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