I like the look of that bike a lot. Reminds me of the smaller BMW "touring" bike (whatever it's called). My only concern would be, it's a fairly small engine for a "touring" machine. Honda doesn't report the gear ratios of the 5 speed, but I bet it's the same as the Shadows, in which case you'll be running at much higher rpm's than you will like, and rattling like crazy, at highway speeds. I would definitely want to ride one before committing -- on a highway, for at least 10 miles, at 70+ mph. The fairing will help, but still.... I would much much prefer a larger displacement, and I think Honda is being lazy and cheap not developing a six speed for these small v twins.
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