I guess because I called everyone who wants to call on copyright laws a "limp d$ck," I should respond.
Believe me, I know about copyright laws. Goes hand in hand with both technical writing and photography (profession and hobby, respectively). I am not arguing that is not wrong. But Honda makes millions a year selling these bikes to us, and the least they could do is provide us with a manual to repair the product they sold us. Because of some stupid survey they even cheated me out of a tool kit, which the dealer ordered after I paid for it, only to find that most of the tools were backordered. I am not too happy with Honda's service right now, and if a good citizen can help me out by putting a service manual in PDF that I can download to use to repair my bike, then kudos to him. I will continue to buy Honda, but if what they say is true, I may never need another bike anyway!
Just an afterthought, I am pretty sure they would not get sued if some idiot took his bike apart according to the service manual; if that was the case you wouldn't even get an owner's manual.
One more thought...born and raised in Montana, lived in Alaska for a time, forcefully relocated to the heat of San Antonio...for now.