NOSTAGLIA The Honda X4 Motoring

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Honda X4 Low Down

NOSTAGLIA | The Honda X4

The Honda X4

at that fat wheel.

At first bike blew me away. It was everywhere. Huge tires, engine and pipes that be wings. The drag bars your riding position It was like something out of Akira.

A on this bike gathered emotions. It was heavy, hard to but cruising power on the highway was to make sportbike riders twice. It was beautiful.

At a time heavy cruisers were from the skies, Honda up with something that put a and cruiser altogether. This model was made for Japan Riding it out of town proved After a few hours on the saddle my were cramped from the low and high pegs. I actually like Mako after

The Americanized version is the CB1300 the higher seat and more features but could not compete the charm of the X4.

But Yamaha’s legendary was a tough act to follow. Both indeed were designed for use but both bikes also problematic on regular thoroughfares. can fit between cars thanks to the handlebars but figuring through is a nightmare. Best if these were away from life.

The 1298cc Honda X4 came out in until 2003, after production was discontinued. But like all models, a cult is expected to

Its powerful transverse-mounted, inline water-cooled engine is geared to more low-end torque. The visual appearance is distinctive, by its low-slung profile, solid rear wheel, bulbous yet side panels, and stubby, chrome exhausts.

A show for a good show. Motorcycle of Pipoy Ang.

In the 2000 model year, a new the X4 LD (“Low Down”) was introduced. It a slightly lowered seat and frame, improved suspension “piggyback”-style Showa rear absorbers), and minor cosmetic including an unpainted engine (versus the black of the original) and latticework inner rotors on the brakes (the originals solid discs).

In 2003, the model year, the LD was offered in a “black edition”, in which of the body parts were black or dark charcoal Very few of this edition produced.

I immediately appreciated the power riding with crotch on the highway. Overtaking speed was without downshifting or changing All it took was a flick of the wrist and I’m off a rocket. Reminded me of the Bandit.

In through provinces this a lot.

The instrumentation is clean but confusing. I don’t trust the gauge of this unit. It me twice and it’s a … this oil tanker to the gas station.

I ran out only a few meters away. You the old saying- if you treat the bike it’ll return the favor .

The neutral light is blinding. like a laser light straight into your I know it’s great to be on a bike like this but a on your face is pushing it. The are invisible being covered by a panel.

You’ll have to where to press for information.

an X4 is typical of any motorcycle. Either you it or love it but if it makes you want to it every morning, it’s its job.

If I were to be asked what I would keep, this is one of them.

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