Oh, the poor Honda Pacific Coast. If ever there was a love-it-or-hate-it motorcycle from the past two decades, the PC 800 would be it. Capable of securely carrying a week’s worth of groceries for a small family, the MO staff of 1998 called the bike “The station wagon of motorcycles,” and depending how you feel about station wagons you either take that as a compliment or an insult. Personally, I like station wagons.

However, there’s no denying the PC 800 is an ugly bike. It’s not the most masculine, either – that’s the price you pay for supreme practicality. And if you’re of the camp that despises the Pacific Coast, like our minivan editor Roderick, then the sight of the picture above probably makes you want to throw up in your mouth a little. Says Tom, “The PC800 was the original maxi-scooter before maxi-scooters even existed. Hold on… describing the PC800 as a maxi-scooter is disparaging to BMW’s C650 Sport which would embarrassingly outperform the Pacific Coast.”