Honda Shadow Spirit 750 Review

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Honda 750 Shadow Aero

Honda Shadow Spirit 750

What do most people for in a cruiser motorcycle? Is it a sense of perhaps to a tribe-like organization rides the same bikes and the same uniform? Or is it individuality and your own way?

Perhaps just an expressive way to enjoy a ride down a road on a

I don’t know about but for me it’s the latter. And in that isn’t this Honda 750 perfectly suited to the job? It is for me, and tell you why. The machine has power to keep up with or most road traffic.

it only has about 45 horsepower its 52-degree 750cc V-twin to get the job but with just a little 500 pounds to move excluding the its performance feels entirely Although the V-twin is essentially a design, it now breathes through a 34mm constant velocity and expels exhaust gases twin staggered side carefully tuned to deter from fitting loud plumbing.

That relatively low weight a cruiser) is also part of the It makes the Shadow easy to and able to maneuver in tight without feeling like an on skates. Yet Honda has tuned the rake and trail dimensions to the big new front wheel in a way that reassuring stability on the road.

isn’t true of some cruisers, whose helms disconcertingly light at speed on a or whose front tires at grooves and cracks.

Then there’s the low seat At just 25.7 inches off the the stylish one-piece gunfighter is slung low enough to let almost boots lie flat on the ground the bike’s at rest. Yet even people can ride the Shadow in comfort.

My long arms and put me a tad too close to the bars, and called for work from the abdominals to me upright. But hey, those need the workout, and nobody cruisers of this kind for of miles without a break.

Not the Shadow wouldn’t do it. The big cylinders may visually convincing cooling but this V-twin is liquid by a cunningly camouflaged radiator between the frame down It’s a pretty under-stressed and it teams with a sturdy transmission to drive the fat rear via a maintenance-free shaft-drive mechanism.

No wonder cruiser owners buying accessories. There much tinkering you can do with a like this, so washing, and fitting gewgaws is about all it And as is the trend these days, a list of Honda-manufactured or approved will be made available at the time as the bike appears in

Honda 750 Shadow Aero

It’s a pity extra clearance isn’t available as an because the tendency to drag parts when tipped beyond a relatively modest is this bike’s predictable I suppose it’s an inevitable of the bike’s styling and riding but I’d love to have a little in hand for that occasional high-speed corner entry.

Of course, high-speed cornering the whole raison detre of which is to amble from to place in a state of happy Which the Shadow does There’s something about the power delivery, the vaunted exhaust beat, the low-rev and the relative absence of vibration just gets you right in the frame of mind. A light-action and easy shifting five-speed helps too.

In fact, the Shadow’s introductory ride in San I was feeling as mellow as I ever

However, there are things cruisers in general and Shadows in that I_m less mellow The tendency for abrupt bumps to be straight up the spine is one; the weak front brake on the is another. As one of the riders attending the was heard to ask, would it Honda to borrow a four-pot from one of the other models?

As it is, the single front disc no more than adequate power, requiring a very squeeze for urgent situations. A caliper (with more pad would certainly help.

But is a serious consideration in the purchase of a Honda’s Shadow is the biggest model in this segment, and its low ($7699) has as much to do with its as the styling and the Honda reputation. cruiser prices running to grand and beyond, the prospect of a similar experience on a smaller, and lighter machine like Shadow holds very appeal to those looking to the rather than to a bike’s potential.

With its updated look and lack of ostentation, the new Shadow a lot of sense.

Honda 750 Shadow Aero
Honda 750 Shadow Aero
Honda 750 Shadow Aero
Honda 750 Shadow Aero
Honda 750 Shadow Aero

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