Originally Posted by ECN-ROL
If I thought this CB1100 was a far better bike than my 1982 CB900F I would consider buying one. But one thing that really puts me off buying one are the skinny wheels and tires. If Honda had put 17 wheels on it with a 120 front and at least a 160 rear, I would definately have been interested, as that is one of the major shortcomings of an old bike.
I understand your point completely,skinny tires are hard to get used to looking at.I grew up with the skinny tires so it's not as big a deal for me.You can also be limited with selection/choice.
Even several CB900F riders swap wheels and swingarms with early model CBR's !!!!! It's a common mod to upgrade to modern rubber.