The deeply chromed mirrors are oriented horizontally to provide a wide view of traffic behind you. I would like to sell it sooner than later. I'm doing everything I can to keep riding as much as possible. We strive to help you keep your bike giving you the best performance possible, while having the looks that will make others stare. I was having trouble capturing the right shade of orange in the sun. They weren't cruisers or touring bikes or sport bikes, but they could be all those things.
Power builds steadily all the way to redline at 8500 rpm. The transmission has five speeds, not six. The dual rear shocks use a new Showa valve system aimed at producing similar results there. The resultant exhaust note is quite pleasing to the ear and is subdued so as never to attract undue attention. Then sport bikes became a hit, which was fine if you wanted to charge corners but less exciting if your plans included traveling or you had a bad back. During extended hard cornering, the tires heated up and got a bit greasy, but anyone who plans on doing a lot of that can fit stickier tires. Turns out I did end up buying something.
It's wide enough for control but not so wide as to be clumsy in tight spots. Dealer installed a brand new battery as part of the sale as well. The driveline is smooth, quiet and lash-free. Honda could have provided deeper foam but probably would have begun to lose too many short-legged buyers. First there were hot-selling cruisers, which were fun on Saturday night but not comfortable enough for extended rides nor as adept as regular bikes at negotiating twisty roads. I keep trying to fix it, but more things break.
X- large and medium matching Candy Red. We can get the negative remarks out of the way immediately: the engine is cold-blooded, requiring longer than average warm-up to be fully ready to respond without choke. I've kept it clean of bugs after rides, so it's still in great condition. Category - Engine - Posted Over 1 Month Exceptional Condition. The headlight gives exceptional illumination and has a plastic lens to keep stones from cracking it. Most riders left their bikes basically stock, though, since they worked well for a wide variety of tasks. When I bought the bike it only had the one key.
The 34mm Keihin constant-velocity carbs offer positive, linear response with none of the abruptness of some of their brethren. Laugh with me about it. The exhaust system is a four-into two design with a balance tube connecting the two sides just ahead of the mufflers. Our sample laid down a 12. Just in time for prime riding time. You discover that too by riding it.
We rode three different machines at Honda's introduction, and each was a little different in this regard; our test bike was the worst. Lifting the 494-pound tank full machine onto the optional centerstand is easy. Remove the left side panel and four screws to reach the paper airfilter element. Not sure on miles but the dealer I bought it from said they were nearly new. So it's that + the miles I've put on it. Category - Engine 750 Posted Over 1 Month bike runs great,drive anywhere. This is a good, old-fashioned design, no castings or special mounts.
Well, to start with, it is air-cooled, which avoids the expense of a liquid-cooling system. The longer of a history they have, and the more previous owners, then the greater likelihood of problems. With the well controlled suspension, the bike can make short, well-controlled panic stops with little practice. I intended to keep this the rest of my life, but surprise I get a brain tumor instead, so I have to sell this lovely bird to help cover medical expenses. With all of the bike problems I had been having, I knew that I had to do something to increase the chances of a reliable vehicle. The light, predictable steering continues when the speed increases and you start leaning deeper into corners. Checking the oil requires unscrewing the dipstick; Honda deliberately left out a convenient oil-level sight glass, feeling it was inappropriate for the bike's character.
Many riders will be attracted to the 750 Nighthawk for its ergonomics, and if it fits you as well as it does most of us, you'll be very comfortable indeed. Rear Suspension Dual shocks, 5-way spring preload, 107mm wheel travel. It has clean Mass title. Honda used some new internal designs to create a pleasing cadence and filter out the objectionable frequencies but maintain the deep tones. The engine isn't as heavily polished in some places as it might have been in days past, but the only place where the finish looks a bit rough is at the two-into-one welds of the exhaust system. So either some graphite lube or something else to loosen up the ignition, since the seat lock works well.
There are many good things that two wheels offer. You have excellent control when splitting traffic or crawling along through a tight spot. If you wanted a styling statement for cruising, you changed the tank, seat and bars and added chrome to suit. Tires are still in really great shape. Seller is only 3 rd owner of this bike.
Like other riders, he was extremely appreciative of the roomy, flat, dual-density saddle, which Honda developed through extensive U. By the mid-70's, street bikes, especially those from the Japanese makers, began to look very much alike, with similar styling and the ubiquitous air-cooled, in-line, four-cylinder engine. Our best tank, recorded after a few hours of moderate-speed highway use in the rain, came up 59 miles per gallon, but our average was 44. Best of all, it works well and is fun to ride. That's stronger than the comparable V-twins but not as fast as the 600 sporterswhich fetch about a grand more at the cash register than the Nighthawk.