Test Honda CB 1100: Back to the road Bikes Catalog

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Honda CB 1100

Test Honda CB 1100: to the road

Finally! Honda will charm in 2013 Japanese women of the Seventies and addicts with its sober and its large 4-cylinders cooled by For as much, the Honda CB 1100 not remain about it less one damned effective, natural, and for a large audience, Demonstration in the – rainy – of Spain.

It will made some run electronic ink on the Web famous Honda CB 1100 even its first turns of Indeed, seldom a motorcycle not as much have caused and of waiting on behalf of a fringe of sensitive to its arguments.

Appeared for in 2009, it will have been necessary to wait not than 3 years before the Honda CB 1100 unloading in of which France. Waiting is due to several factors: a sales aiming at providing initially in particular then the USA, of the constraints (related to the standards of noise different according to the then also undoubtedly, an situation today more to these neo-retro motorcycles.

In Triumph Bonneville record honorable scores of sale in (nearly 1,200 units all models), but also Moto V7 and other W800 (approx. 300 each one), without Sportster Harley-Davidson obviously 3,500 883 and 1200 units!).

In there is a request clearly on the return to the sources, and without any the Honda CB 1100 arrives it at named in this beginning to also draw some from fire…

Return to the roadster… of road

And a fire, precisely, one for of would well on the heights the area of in this at the beginning of January. we make our batch of outward returns since nearly an hour to satisfy the photographers and obviousness is reinforced between the drops of rain; if its look not have spoiled in a catalogue of the beginning of the Eighties, the Honda CB is not less one roadster of 2013.

which knew its famous generally equipped with before 19 inches which made fall the directions at low will understand better a long discourse the comparison: the news proposes for its part a in hands much more

Equipped with rims of 18 (against 17 inches for most motorcycles), of narrow tires with front, 140 in the back) and of one to old (27° of angle of fork), its pilot well in the center of the and not on the nose gear wheel, the CB1100 brings back for us at time where a roadster was very conceived like and not sporting without careenage.

seemingly only

Here, one from the start the facility and the of his direction – a model of the genre! -, specifies, without this stiffness often synonymous brutal reactions on the bumps in Doubled arm of important lever of its handlebar, here which almost make doubt the cubic capacity of this so much its doubled handiness of its balance is pleasant in cushy downtown, to stroll quietly on the boulevards, to rise in the traffic or to on a thread of gas.

A ghost with the motorcycle, something or fifty something – aimed by this model -, be undoubtedly happy to join with his first loves as much of facility, whereas a without real reference that quite simply “Why a motorcycle intended for the newspaper should it behave It is already a real reason for behind its references vintage, the CB1100 offers an unexpected for its gauge, and a naturalness which also much with the of the engine.

Honda CB 1100 Cm3 effective in the true life

of Mr Fukunaga, the father of this CB 1100 (and one crowned of beautiful Honda of the Eighties at our this 4-cylinders online as much work almost blocks a priori more tech. In particular, to allow air while meeting the current it was necessary to resort to an additional oil whose circuit traverses the engine, whereas the pressure is by a pump placed in the low casing.

In addition, the pistons and come not concentrate the power at a sufficiently distance very close to the red Doubled specific camshafts and reduction, here which explains this potential perfectly to the diversified course sometimes technique, even of this first contact the animal.

If its 90 horses will not into a panic faded stopwatch (it takes nevertheless 200 km/h…), the news Honda CB not offer of it less one availability of moment… and 1100 Cm3 damned in the true life. Downtown, the 4 agrees to begin again 1,000 tr/min on the higher but it is especially after 2,000 and more still in the zone of the tr/min than it gives the a push frank and less than linear.

Decorate the of a true facility of proportioning to the and you obtain what to charm the of Sunday and the epicureans attached to the feelings… without through Here, even the transmission it without faults, whereas it is made almost forget.

The 6 are

Thus, to 90 km/h, the machine you along peacefully, with tr/min. Fixed well on the – a little closes –, the hands on the high and broad handlebar, you fixing you well on board by between the thighs the tank in its back part. With the the saddle with reasonable should make it possible the of the gauges to flat pose at a foot on the ground.

But on the way, isolated on both of broad low driving, they its cubic capacity almost as in any case than the least of recoveries. With mid–mode, the CB 1100 gets constant and sufficient accelerations to be freed the least going beyond retrogressing. Better, the 6 are often whereas limps it comprises 5 reports… And then, naturally, the ends up increasing.

Honda CB 1100

With a dimensioned fork and a tubular hunting as generous as the footing, the stability of the Honda CB 1100 not have anything obsolete.

If were compounds postpone in clearance, one could approach situations with a true Working correctly on most comfort is worthy of what one from this kind of without excess nor molasses, a medium for a broad use.

to ask moreover?

Up to 8000 tr/min, its engine tractor draws good will, for lack of whereas the directional stability in the good average, provided one does not draw too much on the

Moreover, if the BT-54 specific to motorcycle ensure a correct a last joker remembers to good memory: the famous CBS braking which of only one of the foot offers already a power, whereas the lever the handlebar finishes convincing how to happen some after tasted there? The day passes, too quickly in these fast and all the more when the motorcycle you to overcome a capricious weather, to you on the pleasure of rolling, quite

However, the rain accompanies us the end by morning; the Spanish southern do not have anything a gift, very slipping. Even at fast intervals, the Honda finishes spreading out qualities one would really like to on roadsters much more tech and ambitious: a natural a reassuring stability, a making coupled braking, an acceleration to proportion and total performances usable. An equation a priori in the absolute, but less on the market…

Without fault… or almost

It is one fault. Almost here, you it, the feeling which prevails one goes down from machine for a first assessment. classical solutions seemingly, incontestably succeeds in projecting its in the dynamic standards of 2013, flattering the retina.

For as much, if one this time outward at the end of the reasoning, it is precisely perhaps on the feelings that most will be able to possibly to repeat.

Indeed, for those in of this famous “mechanical with the impossible definition, the of the engine of the Honda CB1100, particular brutality nor roughness, undoubtedly not be more attaching the day of the year.

Whereas certain plastics, the headlight besides that the casing of pinion of exit of box, do not have, it seems to us, place on a motorcycle asserting a cultural heritage. In Japan alia, the Honda CB 1100 already the object of many in the spirit of the Seventies, via new paintings, parts of preparing, saddles and equipment typified vintage.

returns from there the only more salted to the one, by considering an already starting price. Proposed 10,990 € by mid-January, the Honda is not thus to regard as a “basic” and in this price range, encounter very aggressive There remains a really general approval and a line on the doubled famous “made in which preserves today, and of many fans.

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