2013 Honda CB1100

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

  1. kraven

    kraven Hegelian Scum

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  2. doggrell3000

    doggrell3000 Been here awhile

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    dear honda

    thank you for shipping the 2013 cb1100 abs to the united states . please be sure to send some black cb1100 abs bikes . do not ship only red cb1100s. all bikes should be offered in black . you cannot just send red cb1100 abs bikes . this would defeat the purpose of shipping the 2013 cb1100 abs to the usa - which is to sell your retro style motorcycles to actual customers . perhaps you should have a little chat with your honda marketing manager and ask him if he needs to take a long vacation . there are two kinds of motorcycle buyers in the united states : a) red motorcycle buyers - who are a miniscule part of the customer base . b) everyone else including black motorcycle buyers who are about 99% of honda riders . thank you for listening .

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  3. Dave in Wi

    Dave in Wi Long timer

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    Son of a gun, they are bringing it! And with ABS too.

    Interesting that the classify it as a super sports bike on their web page. MSRP TBD. That's the big question now.
  4. WI Ian

    WI Ian Adventurer

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  5. kraven

    kraven Hegelian Scum

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  6. Dave in Wi

    Dave in Wi Long timer

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    I wonder if any accessories will be available?

    Would my trunk just ruin the look?

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  7. DesmoTull

    DesmoTull Been here awhile

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    Can't wait. I'll be placing deposit soon...
  8. Gernick

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    I'll be damned. :clap
  9. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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  10. Glenngineer

    Glenngineer Scooty Puff Sr.

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    I'm probably buying a new bike this summer...
  11. siyeh

    siyeh Lawn Nazi

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    you just described me to a T

    I vote with my checkbook not with my keyboard

    make mine red please

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  12. kraven

    kraven Hegelian Scum

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    You and a ton of other people your age.
    I can't tell you how many guys walked out of the Honda/y/s/k dealer where I worked in sales because we didn't have something like a V65 Magna, CB750, etc. I think this is marketing genius to bring this bike here. :clap
  13. skysailor

    skysailor Rat Rider

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    Not sure if it'll make it to Canada. Probably will. We got the Versys 1000 before our American brothers. I'll take a very serious look at one.
    one question, WHY would Honda in 2013 even OFFER a non-ABS version? Just put an "off" switch on it for those allergic to change.
    Lyle
  14. tastroman

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    Because it will save you $1000 and break the psychological 10k barrier.
  15. Dave in Wi

    Dave in Wi Long timer

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    I have to agree. When cars first started to be offered with abs I was skeptical to say the least. Now I've got more than a decade with abs equipped autos and I'd never consider one without. It's saved my bacon a couple of times.

    Frankly, I think if I had to do a panic stop on my bike I might end up on my ear. I know I should practice. It would be nice to know I can just clamp on the brakes and get maximum braking and not worry about locking up. My next street bike will have abs, period.

    Don't want to turn this into an abs thread. I kind of like the Gold Wing too, at least in the photos.
  16. skysailor

    skysailor Rat Rider

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    If EVERY bike had ABS, it would bring down the cost! You can't buy a new bike in Europe without it. BMW puts it on ALL their bikes. High time the nit-wits at Honda figured it out as well. Non-ABS bikes will take a real shit kicking on resale. It's time we got with the programme here in NA! Do you people LIKE road rash?
    Lyle
  17. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    I'm pretty sure it's a law in Europe. So far, we aren't being forced to buy them.
  18. kraven

    kraven Hegelian Scum

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    Lyle, no abs does not = road rash. :lol3
  19. KMC1

    KMC1 There is no spoon.

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    Seriously, the only thing they haven't outlawed yet in Europe is the right to complain. Yet.

    Anyhoooo....you know, this is a GREAT looking bike.....I was really hoping Honda was going to bring out a more sport touring version of the VFR200 though. :cry

    How about a VFR1200 Engine in the new CBR frame?! Woohoo! :freaky. :lol3
  20. skysailor

    skysailor Rat Rider

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    You're correct. Still, after riding since 1968, my next bike will have it. So should yours. Cheers
    Lyle