What's this Monkee Minibike?

It turns out the Internet may not know everything! Ever since I was a wee lad, I’ve been watching The Monkees in endless, glorious reruns. I’ve always wanted to know what the minibikes in the opening credits are. As it turns out, everyone on the Internet thinks they are Hondas. They are not. Have a look at the screen capture of Peter Tork on one: square headlight, dual silver-colored horns, chain guard, and what appears to be a vertical cylinder, with a downtube that looks more early-2-stroke, therefore not a Honda. I’d love to hear if anyone knows what these bikes are! I remember thinking those looked like SO MUCH FUN!! The things that stick in your mind from your childhood, right?


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