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Old 03-24-2014, 04:40 AM   #91
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i donīt see much innovation in this. i would rather like to see innovation from honda in form of an electric bike. wonder when the big companies will jump on this bandwagon. with all their resources, they should be able to build a nice electric bike with good range.
if you ask me about this bike, well iīm 33 years old and i still think iīm young, but this design doesnīt do anything for me. it is fugly. i see it more as a geezer ride. or people that can't swing their leg over a "regular" bike for any reason. new is not always better. but, if i look at the new bikes in general, i donīt see much that appeals to me anyway.
one thing i keep thinking about all this getting new young riders into the sport is, they donīt have the money to buy a bike and a car, and if they have to decide, they buy a car. you know the youth of today, the are lazy and donīt want to put up with rain or cold weather on their way to work. and in urban areas, they donīt have either car nor bike. even the guys that have well payed jobs spend their money on other things. vacation, electronic geek stuff, clothes and a gym membership.
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Old 03-24-2014, 05:42 AM   #92
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i donīt see much innovation in this. i would rather like to see innovation from honda in form of an electric bike.
TADA

Stick that up your nose and trim it Seppo.

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Old 03-24-2014, 05:42 AM   #93
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Seppo, street motorcycling is no more a sport than driving a car is.
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Old 03-24-2014, 05:52 AM   #94
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Seppo, street motorcycling is no more a sport than driving a car is.
sorry, but english is not my first language. i used the term "sport" because i couldn't think of another word. i hope you know what i meant anyway.
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Old 03-24-2014, 05:53 AM   #95
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TADA

Stick that up your nose and trim it Seppo.

seen this before, and i donīt think this one is too ugly. it does look kind of cool. for a nose hair trimmer
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Old 03-24-2014, 06:34 AM   #96
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I didn't know that. I do know that when they were new they were considered, um, er, "creative"
There's a guy I used to know that used a couple of gutted pacers for gro-houses...starting plants or whatever. Now that pot is legal in Colorado I expect we'll see more of that sort of thing.

Come to think of it, Honda may sell a few Vultus' to that crowd as well.
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Old 03-24-2014, 07:50 AM   #97
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Maybe if they called it the Pacific Coast then the yuppies hipsters will buy it ...?

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Old 03-24-2014, 09:47 AM   #98
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There's a guy I used to know that used a couple of gutted pacers for gro-houses...starting plants or whatever. Now that pot is legal in Colorado I expect we'll see more of that sort of thing.

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Now that's creative!
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Old 03-24-2014, 11:37 AM   #99
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I like the concept, I just don't like the styling. I think an economical bike with great comfort, plenty of storage space, and most importantly - great wind and weather protection, would do well in any market.

I also think Honda's DCT is going to bring new riders into play, at lest in North America. It's getting hard to find car with a manual transmission these days. We will see this trend toward "automatics" as well, though not to the same degree.
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Old 03-24-2014, 06:56 PM   #100
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And right when I thought Honda couldn't get worse, they outdo themselves.
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:27 PM   #101
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Riding a motorcycle on the street is a "recreational activity" Some cars fit that description as well, such as a manual transmission Mazda Miata.
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:50 PM   #102
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Old 03-24-2014, 11:33 PM   #103
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102 posts? Just how many ways are there to say UGLY?
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Old 03-25-2014, 01:49 AM   #104
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102 posts? Just how many ways are there to say UGLY?
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Old 03-25-2014, 03:44 PM   #105
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I just don't understand, the market for this thing.
I am 68,and am more likly to take a shot at one going by,
Than ride one!
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