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Hi all, I'm not so good in telling stories so I sum up my impressions below:
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+ engine is very very good, start pushing from 2.000 and stops I don't kno...
+ front brake is great
+ riding position is excellent
+ wheeling is very easy...
+ there are places for passenger to hold

CONS:
- it's difficult to see the rpm...
- exhaust is too "legal"

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Wow, how'd you get that test ride Andrea?

When you say the exhaust is too legal, you mean too quiet? Where did I read where someone says that in high gears but low RPM it sounds great? Did you find that at all? Personally I think it's a bit ugly, that exhaust, can't wait to see what options are available regarding aftermarket systems soon

( :lol Just noticed the man in your signature, ha ha ha)
 

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Honda Italia organized "honda Festival" this weekend.
I completely didn't hear the exhaust voice during my test ride (max 8.000 rpm), but except from this aspect the bike is PERFECT!
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:clap Thanks Andrea, that's brilliant. Nobody seems to have anything bad to say about the bike that we can't sort later :thumbup
 

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andreanegri said:
Hi all, I'm not so good in telling stories so I sum up my impressions below:
PROS:
+ engine is very very good, start pushing from 2.000 and stops I don't kno...
+ front brake is great
+ riding position is excellent
+ wheeling is very easy...
+ there are places for passenger to hold

CONS:
- it's difficult to see the rpm...
- exhaust is too "legal"

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You say there are places for the passenger to hold on where????? I cant see anywhere that would be suitable without an after market grab rail fitted
 

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You say there are places for the passenger to hold on where????? I cant see anywhere that would be suitable without an after market grab rail fitted
Hi Bill, under the passenger seat there are two fissures where the girl can put their fingers.
It's not so much but enough for riding in town.
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Is the strap on the pillion seat no use? Never tried using one I must admit but can't imagine them being much use
 

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andreanegri said:
billcbr6 said:
You say there are places for the passenger to hold on where????? I cant see anywhere that would be suitable without an after market grab rail fitted
Hi Bill, under the passenger seat there are two fissures where the girl can put their fingers.
It's not so much but enough for riding in town.
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Thanks andreanegri but I think for my better half it would have to be a grab rail
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Anyone want to buy a pillion grab belt.... not longer required :lol

Seriously though... my missus (when she used to go out on my 900 Hornet), preferred the grab belt to grab rail.
 

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'Love Handles' are the way to go, a belt that wraps round your waist and has 2 handles, much better for the pillion and the bike corners better because you're both closer to each other.
 

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'Love Handles' are the way to go, a belt that wraps round your waist and has 2 handles, much better for the pillion and the bike corners better because you're both closer to each other.
I find my wife 'nuts' me now so would probabaly be worse with love handles it would have to be grab rail or nowt for her
 

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billcbr6 said:
JJON said:
'Love Handles' are the way to go, a belt that wraps round your waist and has 2 handles, much better for the pillion and the bike corners better because you're both closer to each other.
I find my wife 'nuts' me now so would probabaly be worse with love handles it would have to be grab rail or nowt for her
Next time you take your out, don't let her use a helmet, she'll soon get the message ;)
 

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No Ant.They are EVERYWHERE across Europe.I personally saw seven on the way to the shops this evening.
 
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Hi Andrea,

as you're one of the luckiest and have a real experience with this beauty beast, I'd like to ask you a couple of things.

- Are the mirrors wide enough? From the videos/photos I am not quite sure that I will see behind. I know, I know, most of the time I'll see forward :), but just in case...
- Were you satisfied with it's 825 mm seat height? Did you get the ground safely?

Thanks,
.fi
 
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