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Old 08-14-2007, 01:00 PM   #11
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I dunno, Honda has produced some real turkeys, along with leading edge stuff. Take the '73 CR125/250 versus the '82 CR450...

But (and it's a big butt) I agree that Honda has gotten kind of boring lately. Too many thumbs in too many pies.

Like I've said before, pretty soon it will be Honda houses, and Honda lawns. Honda planes, Honda lawnmowers, Honda aquariums, Honda hot tubs, Honda washers & dryers.

Honda garage door openers, Honda televisions, Honda frozen dinners...

Phew, gotta stop mixing stoli in the cranberry juice...
Yeah what the heck do you need cranberry juice for? You gotta bladder infection or something?
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Old 08-14-2007, 01:03 PM   #12
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Out of their entire line up I think the 599 is decent, the 919 is passable.......

Guess that's about it, I like the CBX and the 900 Supersport from a few years back. As far as a Goldwing, screw it I'd just buy a Mustang convertable, probably easier on my arthritic back anyway.
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Old 08-14-2007, 01:07 PM   #13
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Yeah what the heck do you need cranberry juice for? You gotta bladder infection or something?
No, that how cripples like me keep from getting a UTI (Urinary Tract Infection). Since to take a whizz I have to use a catheder...

Hey, when you gonna come on up to Burbank and try out the Huffy?
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Old 08-14-2007, 01:11 PM   #14
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I must be the oddball!
Master of the understatement you are!
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Old 08-14-2007, 02:09 PM   #15
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Out of their entire line up I think the 599 is decent, the 919 is passable.......
Yeah, the 599 is a hoot.
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Old 08-14-2007, 02:36 PM   #16
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Out of their entire line up I think the 599 is decent, the 919 is passable.......

Guess that's about it, I like the CBX and the 900 Supersport from a few years back. As far as a Goldwing, screw it I'd just buy a Mustang convertable, probably easier on my arthritic back anyway.
The Honda CB900F was known as the bargain superbike. Honda doesn't do bargains any more.
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Old 08-14-2007, 02:40 PM   #17
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How is it that their cruiser line looks out-dated? I mean, cruisers are suppose to have an old look to them, yet Honda's cruisers look like they need a redesign, badly.

Kind of impressive...in a lame sort of way.
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Old 08-14-2007, 03:04 PM   #18
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How is it that their cruiser line looks out-dated? I mean, cruisers are suppose to have an old look to them, yet Honda's cruisers look like they need a redesign, badly.

Kind of impressive...in a lame sort of way.
...doesn't help much either. That's why I'd buy the Road Star over a VTX any day of the week.
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Old 08-14-2007, 04:33 PM   #19
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Yeah, the Shadow 1100s have looked the same since '87. Most people I know can't tell the difference between them either.

And people think HD is slow to redesign...
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Old 08-15-2007, 07:03 PM   #20
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Top 3 Reasons Why Honda Sucks Ass:

1. They rounded up a bunch of a-holes who were too scraggy for the Honda dealership's used car lots and put them on the sales floor with a desperation selling commission plan and no training. They look like crackheads eyeing the tourist in a rental car who's pulling over for directions in Liberty City.

2. They completed their "Sales Prevention Team" in the form of managers of the scraggy a-holes, who know about as much about non-Honda motorbikes(their competition and potential trade-ins) as my cat, and who think it's a priviledge to be offered the opportunity to pay MSRP for a bike that will lose 40% of it's value the moment you sign the contract.

3. The materials, fit, and finish of their motorcycles (with the possible exception of the Gold Wing, but who the hell wants one of those things?) is very similar to a 1972 Ford Pinto. Cheesy plastic, "rapid rust" fasteners," self-detatching chrome, and orange peel paint. Maybe they missed on the Pinto's exploding gas tank, but not much else.

It's really sad. No wonder the rest of the manufacturers are doing so well, what was once the giant of the industry is rapidly becoming the bike of choice for those who haven't got the sense to look at the competition.
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