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Honda ST 1300 ABS

ST1300, The Favored Long-Haul

Sport-touring bikes have to do and do both well. The Honda is proof that if you start out the world’s ultimate touring and the world’s best sportbikes, you can something magical. One part hauler, one part canyon-carving ST1300 combines Gold luxury with CBR-derived Its wind-tunnel-honed bodywork and hard perfectly complement a powerful V-4 shaft drive, a race-bred and ABS.

The result? A bike equally at home swallowing up of blacktop as it is dicing through the of alpine passes. And all without breaking a sweat.

Long adventure is best experienced a machine that’s keenly in with your riding For years, the Honda ST1300® has the call of the open road by the standard for power and handling in a that’s the perfect fit for crisscrossing the USA or enjoying a long weekend on the Equipped with a powerful V-4 engine and Honda’s sophisticated Fuel Injection, plus bodywork, a three-way adjustable seat, a motor-driven adjustable dual saddlebags and more, the remains the choice of dedicated riders.

Honda ST1300 ABS and Benefits

Honda Power

understands V-4 engines like And the fuel-injected 1261cc engine on the ST1300 is the stuff of legend, power and performance honed decades of innovative design.

How to make a great bike better.

A selection of Honda Accessories can make a great like the ST1300 even Want to know what’s The information is just a click

Anti-Lock Brakes

You never what’s around that turn, or what the road’s to throw at you. That’s why the brake option on our ST1300 ABS it a favorite with riders who pile on the miles.


Nobody can combine technology, and comfort like Honda, and the is a great example. With its all-day ergonomics and sportbike-bred and performance, it’s also the of both worlds. No matter your riding takes or cross-country—you won’t find a sport-touring motorcycle, and the groundbreaking highlighted here are the result.

Genuine Accessories†

— Accessories: Removable Saddlebag Set, Saddlebag Scuff-Pad Knee-Pad Set, Fairing Set, Tank Pad, Grips

— Additional 12-Volt DC Accessory Socket Cycle Cover

† WARRANTY: we’re so confident in the quality of of our Honda Genuine accessories, pleased to offer one of the best in the industry. One-year warranty on the day accessories are purchased by the customer.


The Red Velvet Cupcake

a V4 that is as smooth as a premium red cupcake from Jamaica’s in Los Angeles, the venerable 2009 ST1300 returns for a seventh (eight, if you’re counting in and it proves that a classic remains tasty over

As is so often the case, the 2009 reflects Honda’s relentless typically successful) pursuit of Taking the motorcycle for repeated rides, it’s difficult to faults that don’t expecting the ST to be something it is not. In the of the ST1300, it’s all about in exceptional comfort, with the to ride it like an upright when desired.

On the touring because the motorcycle has roots to 1990, it is fairly barebones. You won’t find the motorhome-like that make the Gold the luxurocruiser it is, but if your primary is ergonomics, the ST is flawless. If range you, the tank holds a 7.7 gallons. As it’s a sporting you do not sit in a recumbent position.

Instead, you an almost perfectly neutral position that is both for the long haul and well to more aggressive riding.

The Honda ST1300’s suspension save rear preload) has the sort of wide ranging It soaks up bumps and bruises in the as if they weren’t there, yet it wallow in turns (the frame adds to this) ridden at a sensibly fast I don’t want to oversell its abilities-it’s not a Brutale-but for the typical who is also interested in long-distance the Honda ST acquits itself

Ground clearance is good in even those tight with dips that test lean angle. At speeds, touching down is a reminder that you’re on a motorcycle, not a superbike. Ride reason (and that is a acceptable range, as I engaged in 100 mph and the Honda ST1300 will you generously with abundant (and noticeably less

Certainly, the ST1300 is not a motorcycle wants to dive into with impunity; though its is two inches shorter than the new the ST is considerably heavier. It’s to set the motorcycle up for turns and pick a you like. It is not anxious to cut tighter a turn than you planned, but you can do than you think might be if you are willing to add some muscle to the bars.

Without a doubt, this is not a that oversteers.

Honda ST 1300 ABS

Interestingly, the ST is when it comes to side-to-side S-turns are a delight. And, the ST may have a longitudinally mounted V4 Guzzi-style) and a shaft drive, are not any strange handling quirks to go with it.

There’s neither up during acceleration, nor squatting stopping.

Power is abundant, and the V4 quite quickly. The redline earlier than you expect, because the motor is so smooth. You get an 500 rpm before the rev limiter gently in at about 9000 rpm.

A bit though nicely controllable, off the V4 gains speed nicely, much of the motorcycle’s heft to Gear selection isn’t unless you are pushing the sport end of the equation.

Brakes are always an commodity on a motorcycle pushing 730 (plus rider, passenger and The twin 310mm discs up (not radially mounted, but six pads per caliper) are fine for the as is the single rear disc. The ABS is a great safety feature if you in areas with unpredictable In the dry, you could easily go your entire ownership of the without accessing the ABS service.

However, it is a nice ace-in-the-hole to to protect against unexpected stops (Malibu housewives in their Porsche Cayenne even though the Bridgestone are reluctant to relax their on the pavement.

Then there’s the Braking System. Linking the and rear brakes, and front and brake levers, it allows you to effectively using only the pedal. As an experienced rider, I quite buy into that, but I mind the rear brake intelligently applied, even I’m only actuating the brake.

Ultimately, it is transparent, and all you can ask for.

The stock, removable bags are nice and roomy, and There are plenty of bags won’t carry my LowePro Trekker camera bag when loaded up, but it snuggly fits one of the ST’s bags. As the V4 is smooth as I didn’t worry about taking a toll on my Nikon D2H and VR lens, and it did not.

I certainly say the same for many motorcycles on the

The ST1300 does have an adjusted windshield that has a of almost 7-and-a-half inches over two manually adjustable so riders of a wide variety of can fine-tune the shield to almost any or desires. For sport riding, I run it On the freeway, I jack it up.

Both positions are perfect in situations. Additionally, Honda Accessories offers a fairing set that allows further

Twenty years since the first hit the road, the ST1300 a pleasing and relevant mount. It have the luster of the latest-and-greatest, but as a sport-tourer that has all the amenities and that you need to get nowhere the 2009 Honda ST1300 ABS not disappoint.

Action photography by Callan

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