2013 Honda CB1100

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by DOUBLE-O G, Aug 24, 2012.

  1. Guth

    Guth Been here awhile

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    I tried looking into this at one point Best I could tell, one of the two had lower rise handlebars and that appeared to be the only difference. It looks like we're getting the higher rise bars here in North America.
  2. Guth

    Guth Been here awhile

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    Scoobynut, my post is so similar to yours, which I didn't see until after hitting the submit button, that I should delete. Then again, it's almost like existing in two places at once.
  3. Tripl Nikl

    Tripl Nikl Long timer

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    Adjustable Clubman bars to the rescue!

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    http://www.omarsdtr.com/bars4.html

    For $75, I think that this would be money well spent for anyone wanting to cafe their CB1100 since it's going to be hard to know where the angles should be for a while.

    Or, some drag bars:

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    I think the CB1100 would look great with either of these. As for "lounge like" angles, my DR650 is pretty relaxed. So, if I owned a cafe-able bike, some scrunching on the angles would be more acceptable to me. Between the CB1100 and the upcoming Triumph Street Tracker? Good times!!
  4. dirtdreamer50

    dirtdreamer50 long time rider

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    "Though with a taller seat and bars than the original Japan/Australia version (Europeans are taller than Australians, apparently), the CB11 has still been designed as a manageable, unintimidating machine – and Honda’s certainly succeeded. ‘1100cc four’ may sound daunting but the CB’s perch is relatively slim and low, the whole bike impressivly narrow and not overlong, the leverage provided by the wide bars ample and the weight, on the whole, carried low."

    An excerpt from an MCN review posted a few pages back. Taller seat and bars than Japan and Australia models...
  5. Scoobynut

    Scoobynut Been here awhile

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    Nah, don't delete it. If someone disputes our point, they'll have to take us both on! :huh
  6. Scoobynut

    Scoobynut Been here awhile

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    I'm assuming this applies to the Euro model, but not necessarily the USA model? I guess we'll find out soon when the regular production ones start hitting our shores, or when some full road tests start appearing in our domestic mags/websites.
  7. ARDirt

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    Was hoping to start seeing some full blown ride test in the March issues of the mags but so far haven't seen anything. If someone see's something please post. This bike is also calling me!!!!
  8. Gregster

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  9. Guth

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    I believe that the USA model is getting the taller seat as well. Tall that is when compared to seat that was originally released in Japan.
  10. Guth

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    The March issue of Bike magazine (out of the UK) gave the CB1100 a very favorable review.
  11. siyeh

    siyeh Lawn Nazi

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  12. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    BIKE magazine (Mike Armitage) say this bike out Bonnie's the Bonnie, in terms of retro feel and fun, and fit/finish.
  13. dpg

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    I noticed that too. I just got a call from my local Honda dealer that said they are now willing to waive the $190 doc. fee after I had offered to put money down for MSRP only, last Saturday. I politely told them that I had done some research and for a half a days drive I could save over $1000. If my local dealer was being honest when they said they were only getting one ABS then I'm sure they won't have any issues selling that locally for atleast MSRP anyway.
  14. M3-SRT8

    M3-SRT8 Been here awhile

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    The time to order this bike, without having to pay a premium, is rapidly closing, if it hasn't closed already. Sooner or later the dealers will wake up to the fact that there won't be enough to go around, at least in the Spring.
  15. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    Naw.

    Early-orders generally pay more. If they're popular then Honda will ramp-up the production and send more over... they may be 2014's, but they'll make more.

    Somebody please find me a larger fuel tank option though. jesus...
  16. wannaklr

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    Mambo Dave, here you go. :lol3

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  17. mrbreeze

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    yep, and if the bike is in deman, expect to see a bump in the price. NC700X went up $500 for the standard model.
  18. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    Yer a good guy.
    You're being reasonable, and letting them make some money on a new model. At those discounted numbers unless the dealer is tacking on extra fees I doubt they're making more than 2 or 300$, which is sad and dumb.
  19. dpg

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    So am I supposed to pay $1000+ more in the open market just to be a nice guy? Seems to me like MSRP is fair, which is what I offered at my local dealer. Can the southern dealerships really be selling at $1000 less than MSRP and taking a huge loss? Even though I detect sarcasm in your post, RedRocket, I am really trying to understand how one dealer would sell at such a huge loss and why wanting to originally buy at MSRP is so wrong?
  20. mrbreeze

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    your MSRP offer was more than fair. They should have accepted it. Their loss. I tried real hard to buy a bike locally last September, but they were insisting on a bunch of fees. I really don't care what buckets they want to put the money in, it's the out the door price that matters to me. We were about $800 apart, and they were adding almost $900 in fees. I took my money and went elsewhere.