I was a small kid with big dreams then. Some time in 1962, when dad brought home a colorful catalog from Boon Siew Honda, my attention was drawn NOT to the cubby stuff, but a big stately majestic 250cc model, called “Dream”. I liked the squarish headlight, the squarish-section front forks & rear suspension arms, the sparkling chrome fuel tank, etc., and not the least of all, the whitewall tyres.
(By contrast, modern m-bikes all seem to resemble creepy bugs that appear in nightmares)
Anyway, I told my dad “buy this one”. But Dollars & Sensibility sank in. We could only afford the 50cc Kap Chai, but that big fella remained the stuff of my dreams for a long time.
Anyone owned this machine before ?