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Administrator 02-27-2009 09:54 AM

2010 Honda Fury Review
 

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2010 Honda Fury Review

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longride 02-27-2009 10:04 AM

"There’s irony in the fact that Honda, the “nicest people” company, is now building what in our modern vernacular is a chopper, a genre previously associated with ne’er-do-wells, tattoos and hard living. "

Pretty much tells me every thing I need to know about the 'Fury'. A cool, badass chopper for the rest of us! It went from Honda chiding Harley for building an 'inferior' V-Twin in the 80's, to this. How far the mighty have fallen.

seruzawa 02-27-2009 10:33 AM

So, what happens when someone goes in to a turn too hot? Does the frame tweak and spit the rider into the abutment just like the bikes it copies? Is the Furry as dangerous to ride over a crawl as the gold-plated garbage it mimics?

Kevin_Duke 02-27-2009 11:06 AM

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Originally Posted by seruzawa (Post 205846)
So, what happens when someone goes in to a turn too hot? Does the frame tweak and spit the rider into the abutment just like the bikes it copies? Is the Furry as dangerous to ride over a crawl as the gold-plated garbage it mimics?

Perhaps you missed the part about being "surprisingly sure-footed." To clarify, it handles well up to the limits imposed by its footpegs. Really, this thing works amazingly well for what it is.

Buzglyd 02-27-2009 11:33 AM

Ahem!
 
We spent a day cruising around the Pacific Coast in northern San Diego County, putting the Fury to the test in a variety of cruiser-type environments.

And not even a phone call? I could have directed you to the best carne asada in town!

Kevin_Duke 02-27-2009 11:36 AM

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Originally Posted by Buzglyd (Post 205852)
We spent a day cruising around the Pacific Coast in northern San Diego County, putting the Fury to the test in a variety of cruiser-type environments.

And not even a phone call? I could have directed you to the best carne asada in town!

While that sounds appealing, it would be difficult to top the triple-decker Super Reuben I had!

seruzawa 02-27-2009 11:45 AM

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Originally Posted by Kevin_Duke (Post 205850)
Perhaps you missed the part about being "surprisingly sure-footed." To clarify, it handles well up to the limits imposed by its footpegs. Really, this thing works amazingly well for what it is.

I missed the part where it was taken into a 35mph turn at 45 mph.

The_AirHawk 02-27-2009 11:49 AM

Nice article. I actually do like the looks of that matte-silver and black/red pinstripe model, with the blue being a close second. Not enough to buy one, though. And I believe the World needs another chopper like it needs another random terrorist attack.

What ever happened to the Honda Motorcycle Company? You know - the company that made bikes like the RC30, the RC45 or that crazy oval-piston 32-valve V-4 creation spawned by them?

Innovation, novel Engineering - all those things by the wayside to create....... choppers........ (and about 3-5 years too damn late, too)

Buzglyd 02-27-2009 11:55 AM

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Originally Posted by Kevin_Duke (Post 205853)
While that sounds appealing, it would be difficult to top the triple-decker Super Reuben I had!

And where did you find such a gastronomic delight? Milton's in Del Mar?

Buzglyd 02-27-2009 12:05 PM

Well I have to say Honda has done a nice job with this. I particularly like the way they did the gas tank and frame rails.

However, isn't Honda a little late to the chopper party? The economic situation notwithstanding, choppers are so yesterday. It's all about the bobber/rat bike right now.


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