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Honda's V-Max fighter



Has anyone ever owned or seen an X4?

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They do come in black i guess.



And someone tell that chick/man the bike rolls the other way

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They do come in black i guess.



And someone tell that chick/man the bike rolls the other way
Her balls hurt more when she rides it the other way.

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Gotta love the "power cruisers"


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[QUOTE=applespeed;423744]They do come in black i guess.



Hmmmm, dual rate springs, maybe progressives but they look like dual rate from the pic.

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That motor looks HUGE!!!!!!!!!! What size is it?

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1300cc inline 4

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Nighthawk on steroids ? Id ride that. In black.

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The motor is underpowered. No need to speed regulate it. Remember in the movie "Stand By Me" the "Lardass" story?

Well, there you go...................



Hmmm, if Honda put the big V-4 in it..........well, that would be another kind of flying altogether!

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Some imported pre-loved ones in New Zealand.

Look OK. Kind of like a big curvy girlfriend.

I'm sure I've read somewhere that the engine is a predecessor to the current CB1300 motor.

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Looks nice in white I think


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Being slow and all, why and the F.... do they call it a V-max.
It's a inline 4.

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Being slow and all, why and the F.... do they call it a V-max.
It's a inline 4.
V-Max fighter........


But, that's just a name.

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Wouldnt be caught dead on one but an old neighbor rode one. I had it pegged as a straight-line bike but the wear pattern on the rear tire suggests it can be pushed quite bit on the curves as well.

...tho I guess that's due more to the pilot than the bike.

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Seriously, I've never met a motorcycle I didn't like in one way or another.


Saw a guy bangin' down the highway today on a very nice Black Norton Commando......vintage. Mmmmmmm mmmmmm.

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Seriously, I've never met a motorcycle I didn't like in one way or another.
Thats right Sir, I'm with ya on that.......

The picture of the white one reminds me of the old Kawasaki Eliminator.

That'll work........
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As a former Zephyr 1100 owner I can appreciate this bike.

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Weird looking bike, I am kind of partial to the old Honda V65 Magnas, they were the original Vmax fighter.

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I'd have been King Shit with that back in the 80's. The motor looks pretty damn awesome.

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1300 cc's and fuel injection. I need one dammit.

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I have one of those in black,Engine is fantastic,has ABS so brakes are really good.It's a BIG heavy Bike and goes really well,
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I have one of those in black,Engine is fantastic,has ABS so brakes are really good.It's a BIG heavy Bike and goes really well,
Nice! You fellows across the pond get all the good bikes.

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Thats right Sir, I'm with ya on that.......

The picture of the white one reminds me of the old Kawasaki Eliminator.
DO NOT race a 900 Eliminator stop light to stop light.

Those things are WAY fast to 60.

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DO NOT race a 900 Eliminator stop light to stop light.

Those things are WAY fast to 60.
They are, wonder how they stack up to our 9r's?

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It (CB1300) is very low geared only has a 5 speed box so you are always looking for another gear.My good lady has a GSX1400 that has better torgue and 6 speeds so it feels less frantic.I will compare them against the 900 Hornet if (when) I get it finished.There are not many 900 Eliminator's over here so cannot test against it.But will keep a look out.

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You can't miss one if you see it. Have never seen another bike with a profile like the Eliminator. Bit of a rare bird. Used to see a few back in the 80's but for the most part, I think they led a hard life. Only made for one purpose. Stoplight to stoplight. Power was basically identical to the Hornet at 105hp/63ftlb, but the weight was over 500lbs. I hear they were geared pretty low so they should be competitive against a hornet, depending on the rider of course.
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They are, wonder how they stack up to our 9r's?
If they get the "jump" on you it's over....................

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I raced one on my Zephyr 1100, but we were rudely interrupted by the police. Never did settle that score. I think he would have beat me.

The ZL1000 was even more powerful. Have yet to see one.

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