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Old 01-29-2013, 09:05 PM   #1096
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:25 PM   #1097
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It's a shame that Honda didn't go with this design. I guess it allows for accessories to be sold to create the look. Thanks for posting the pix. tp
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Old 01-30-2013, 04:23 AM   #1098
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I think a replacement seat and painting that silver side cover will improve the looks hugely. A sweet little rack on the back and a pair of throw-over saddle bags, and I'd be all set.

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Old 01-30-2013, 07:26 AM   #1099
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It's a beautiful bike, but it's, dare I say, too retro? It's looks border on 'dated.'

I like the cb1100 a little better overall. It's dynamics & geometries suggest more performance than the cb Four concept. I think it's a better exercise in style than the above bike.

Except for those 4-4 pipes. But, then again, that is easily rectified...


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Old 01-30-2013, 07:31 AM   #1100
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Wow, it looks like they lifted that engine right out of the '80s bikes. Looks like they pulled the cylinder tilt back to vertical or very close. Even looks like the same carburetors.

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Old 01-30-2013, 08:18 AM   #1101
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I too think the above rendition is too old school. I like the looks of the newly offered bike better. The cool thing is I feel this bike lends itself so easily to modifications and personalizing it. Something that I think is more difficult on SS bike, adventure bikes and luxobarges. Cruisers may lend themselves to individulization and I think that is part of the attraction to Harleys however not everyone wants forward controls. Painting the tank, side covers, changing handlebars, seats, cowling, lighting, engine color, luggage options (leather/hardcase) seems like it gives you more options to individualize your bike than any other type of bike. The Guzzi v7 is a good example. I know you can change any type of bike however the standard templete just seems the ideal bike to start with imho.


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Old 01-30-2013, 08:32 AM   #1102
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I like the cb1100 a little better overall. It's dynamics & geometries suggest more performance than the cb Four concept. I think it's a better exercise in style than the above bike.
For my way of thinking, this sums things up nicely from the standpoint of style. I don't share in the criticisms voiced here about the looks of the CB1100 along with it not being retro enough. To me the bike simply stands on its own with a healthy nod to Honda's past, yet still a unique bike in it's own right. That's not to say that I think the CB1100 is absolutely perfect, but I too prefer the style of the CB1100 over what would amount to a reproduction of the CB750. If I really wanted a bike that looked like a CB750, then I'd buy an original. Obviously, others feel just the opposite and that's okay. We all like what we like.
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:52 PM   #1103
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Hello down there..........

I wonder why there isn't more on the internet from people who actually own the cb1100 in Australia. There is no forum that I can find and nothing to report about it. I am curious why it does not seem to be a hit there. Many blokes chimed in over at cbr250.net about their weebee R's. If anyone finds any banter from down under, please share.
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Old 01-30-2013, 01:24 PM   #1104
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I think a replacement seat and painting that silver side cover will improve the looks hugely. A sweet little rack on the back and a pair of throw-over saddle bags, and I'd be all set.

If you-all got as interested as I did by this pic, here's the Ebay info ($280 - ended in October 2011, vendor seems inactive):
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Honda-CB750-...875048&vxp=mtr

Also, don't go to the classicscycle website - it'll try to slip a Trojan on you (virus, that is) and it's "under construction".
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Old 01-30-2013, 02:09 PM   #1105
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I wonder why there isn't more on the internet from people who actually own the cb1100 in Australia. There is no forum that I can find and nothing to report about it. I am curious why it does not seem to be a hit there. Many blokes chimed in over at cbr250.net about their weebee R's. If anyone finds any banter from down under, please share.
I wonder that myself. There are forums for every obscure bike there is except this one it seems, yet in bikepics there are lots of pics from owners with all kinds of modified CB 1100 s.
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Old 01-30-2013, 03:00 PM   #1106
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I wonder why there isn't more on the internet from people who actually own the cb1100 in Australia. There is no forum that I can find and nothing to report about it. I am curious why it does not seem to be a hit there. Many blokes chimed in over at cbr250.net about their weebee R's. If anyone finds any banter from down under, please share.
It's an old-school bike, maybe they are all faxing each other?
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Old 01-30-2013, 03:52 PM   #1107
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If you-all got as interested as I did by this pic, here's the Ebay info ($280 - ended in October 2011, vendor seems inactive):
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Honda-CB750-...875048&vxp=mtr

Also, don't go to the classicscycle website - it'll try to slip a Trojan on you (virus, that is) and it's "under construction".
I was just posting a photo of the look I'd want. The strap and the stitching are nice. Sorry if I led you on a wild-goose chase.
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Old 01-30-2013, 03:59 PM   #1108
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It's an old-school bike, maybe they are all faxing each other?

Now that's funny... and probably truer than many people realize. I still get emails, texts and messages confused. Sometimes I'm not sure how to contact somebody, especially my children, since they wont answer the dang phone.
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Old 01-30-2013, 04:57 PM   #1109
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I was just posting a photo of the look I'd want. The strap and the stitching are nice. Sorry if I led you on a wild-goose chase.
No need to apologize! It's good to know if practical items like that are available, and I'm always up for a good wild-goose chase!
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Old 01-30-2013, 06:16 PM   #1110
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