The stock clipons and passenger seat cowl are included along with a Kerker Carbon Fiber slip on exhaust too loud for my taste. The rear shock tends to get saggy at around 18,000 miles and will need a rebuild. This bike is in excellent shape as can be seen in the pictures. Only aftermarket part is stainless steel braided front and rear brake lines. Mr Forsyth must have been talking about regular jaunts up A roads when he recommended Honda's market-bashing 750 for commuting not the chaos you have to cope with in the capital.
There was a single- sided swingarm. We've had to eliminate the fragile and complicated tabbing on the flange areas and redesigned it into a simple, traditional flange. You can also sign up for e-mail notification when such bikes are advertised in the future. But I still wouldn't describe it as having useable power — although that's not the bike's fault. The engine was a 748cc 4-valve liquid-cooled V-4 linked to a 6-speed transmission and a chain drive. The wing logo was added to the gas tank. Comes with tailbag, has a Corbin seat and 2 Brothers exhaust.
Our efficient ads are free. After that I turned the tick-over up to 1,300 which eradicated the problem but did nothing for fuel consumption. Also good for avoiding sheep grazing on tarmac. It never needed its valves adjusting or used any oil. This was alleviated by getting my chin virtually on the tank and praying there were no bumps. Condition is mechanically and cosmetically practically perfect. I'd call it impossible out of traffic.
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Later models have wider rims that accept more desirable radial tyres. The wheels were white and the seat was gray. The rear shock tends to get saggy at around 18,000 miles and will need a rebuild. We've had to eliminate the fragile and complicated tabbing on the flange areas and redesigned it into a simple, traditional flange. I was also starving from burning up so many calories.
Exhaust The collector box is mild steel and rots from the inside out before anything else. If you remove it make sure you clean the threads, use a thread locking compound and tighten to the correct torque. This motorcycle has been in my collection for approx. There may have been more powerful 750s, but none of them generated sporting thrust so effortlessly. Suspension The suspension is unadjustable, so the only way to improve the set-up is to replace or rework the standard components. I got something wrong here. Front Sprocket Bolt The bolt holding the front sprocket on can work loose.
Commuting did get progressively easier if not altogether enjoyable the more I got used to the bike. The fully- motorcycle was powered by a reliable 98 73 kW liquid-cooled engine. The grab rail folds up under the seat — neat, except that Honda recommend it's torqued into position. Stalling the engine coming out of a blind bend caused my heart to stop with visions of crushed legs, dented fairings and ego. The grab distance was acceptable; surprising, as gorilla-span levers have caused me much angst on smaller machines. Or you can bodge it by putting a bracket on the gear lever output shaft to hold it in. The wheels were gold and the seat was gray.
Further statements of its hand-built quality were shown in a full stainless steel 4-2-1 exhaust system, alloy fuel tank and hand laid fibreglass bodywork. Gearbox At very high mileage around 60,000 miles, depending on use the gearbox output shaft can get sloppy: it ends up with too much play in it and gear selection can become difficult. You asked for it, and Airtech delivered. High speed is taken care of by more-than-adequate suspension. The advantage of a motorcycle is that you can weave in and out of the traffic piling into nightmarish caverns with little ventilation. The headlight is supported by the main fairing bracket and once the upper fairing is pushed over the headlights and bolted to the lower and the mirror mounts it holds the headlight securely in place.