Traveling through life on a Honda 50
In 1968 a family member purchased a Honda 50 and drove it for a while until it started to need some maintenance, at which time I purchased it.
At 14 years old, I was working in restaurants making some money. I began repairing motorcycles and cars in the neighborhood. It certainly beat the restaurant business.
When it came time to complete my master's degree, I pulled the engine out of the Honda 50 and used it on a dynamometer that I had built as part of my thesis.
That master's degree and my practical experiences got me a job at Nissan North America, where I worked for 28 years, retiring last July.
When I got close to 50, I restored the Honda to almost original condition.
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