Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Taco 22 Mini Bike "My First Hog"

In Motorcycles > Show & Tell.
Motorcycles318 of 841Hungary - "Motorcycles" Postage Stamps1972 - Honda CB175cc Motorcycle
Love it
Like it

trunkmantrunkman loves this.
ttomtuckerttomtucker loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
EJW-54EJW-54 loves this.
RonMRonM loves this.
BelltownBelltown loves this.
kerry10456kerry10456 loves this.
bobogalbobogal loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
vanskyock24vanskyock24 loves this.
TheGateKeeperTheGateKeeper loves this.
jjsrjjsr loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
See 13 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 6 years ago

    (79 items)

    My first motorcycle was a 1970 Taco 22 series III mini bike. The picture on the left was taken on a local dirt track near Wichita Falls, TX in 1971 I was 5. When I got the scoot, I was four and my folks had to take off the seat and put a piece of foam in its place, so I could reach the ground. I rode it up and down the alley till one of us ran out of gas.... Second pic is Buffy and Jody from Family Affair. We always called it a Bulltaco, but I don't think they are related. It sure did haul a$$.

    Dealer info: STEEN’S TACO_22_logo, a penny-pinching, practical barrel of fun from its low initial cost to miserly miles-per-gallon operation and meager maintenance. The TACO_22_fits a husky 2.5 h.p. Tecumseh 4 cycle engine in it’s double-loop, cradle frame of heavy-wall, 1-inch tubing. A direct drive through the automatic clutch gives 6.5 pulling ratio to the 11 1/2-inch studded rear tire for 25-30 m.p.h speeds. Stopping power is delivered by a foot-operated friction brake. Curb weight is just 76 pounds, with a full 3/4-gal. Gas tank. The deluxe TACO_22_ is fitted with a hand-operated drum brake system. Price - $129.50

    Don't have this one any longer (wish I did). Dad traded it on a bigger model.

    See all
    1938 Harley-Davidson UH  1938 Harley Davidson UH
    1938 Harley-Davidson UH 1938 Harle...
    1981 Harley-Davidson Sturgis  Original Harley Davidson 1981 FXB Sturgis Shovelhead Original Paint
    1981 Harley-Davidson Sturgis Origi...
    1974 Harley-Davidson FLH  1974 Harley Davidson FLH Electra-Glide 1200 Original Paint
    1974 Harley-Davidson FLH 1974 Harl...
    1968 Harley-Davidson Touring  1968 Harley Davidson Electrglide
    1968 Harley-Davidson Touring 1968 ...
    1938 Harley-Davidson UH  1938 Harley Davidson UH
    1938 Harley-Davidson UH 1938 Harle...
    See all


    1. aghcollect aghcollect, 6 years ago
      Wow - had to look this one up cuz I never heard of them. - They are actually making complete kits now so you can build a brand new one.
    2. TheGateKeeper TheGateKeeper, 6 years ago
      You were a big boy when you were four! My feet wouldn't even reach the pedals on my tiny red triclyle. Kidding aside, that is a neat machine. The "Pickers" would go nuts over that.
    3. Belltown Belltown, 6 years ago
      My first motorcycle, too!
    4. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 years ago
      still have mine, lol, but has swing arm and springs for rear end
    5. gotwire gotwire, 6 years ago
      I've seen the new scooters (kits) for sale here and there. Adults (big kids) race them now. There's a big following in CA for these. I would want an original. Two sold on ebay that I saw, one without the motor $1400.00 One with motor (un-restored) $2200.00

      Thanks for all the luv

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.