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The perfect all round bike
Really can't fault the bike , purchased mine with less than 10 000 kms on the clock .
Factory seat is a little lacking for long distance but a good sheepie will fix that. Personally I upgraded my seating to a Mustang after market seat . Also added Ikon adjustable shocks . Handles like its on rails with plenty of power . Have ridden it over $7000 ks since purchase .. never misses a beat. Not the sort of bike that I would ride in mud or rain , but I have been caught in several downpours on the highway and still continued the journey without any problems.
Purchased in for $8,000.
- Mileage: 7,000 km
Good Ride for a low price
I bought a used 2015 Honda 750 Aero, last spring with 5,668 miles and I also own a Yamaha 950 Tourer and I switch riding them every other week. My Honda how has 13,389 miles and its really an enjoyable bike to ride. Most of my riding is commuting to work and to my cabin both 50 miles from my home in the opposite directions. The Aero is a smooth riding easy handling bike and its got enough power rides comfortable on the highway at 80 miles per hour with no problem for hours. The only negative thing is the cockpit is tight and anyone over 5'6 is to tall. I am 5'6 and its a little tight for me or maybe that because I got use to the 950 which is a little to big for me. But both are great bike. I just love my Honda 750.
Purchased in for $4,500.
- Mileage: 15,000 km
Great bike to bob Don't need to cut frame
Its a 2001 ace great bike to ride, light enough to throw around on the bends easy to work on and honda quality. I've bobber the bike looks great and only need a day to refit all the bits I've taken off to make standard again. it has after market pipes and air filter so you do need to rejet the carburettors and the only downside is that it has odd size tyres and you are limited to what you can buy
Purchased in for $2,000.
- Mileage: 6,000 km
I own a 2003 Honda shadow 750 no body has wrote what I have always wanted to know about the bike can it hold weight so hear we go my bike has 14k miles cobra everything saddle bags and windshield I'm 330pnds and my wife is 240pnds bike runs amazing no loss of power and very comfortable so yes the bike is strong enough to ride double at a big weight
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Solid Performer For Almost 20 Years
Bought my 2002 Shadow ACE new in July of 2001. Put about 5K miles on it the first year. It now has 11K on it. I have put every accessory available on this bike with the exception of the exhaust and saddle. I was in and out of riding throughout the years, but the Shadow was always there waiting for me when I came back. Put a smaller sprocket on the back to help with 70+ MPH highway rides. Very effective. Other than oil changes and batteries, have never had to do anything to this bike but put fuel in it and keep the chain lubed. Very reli... Read moreable and never goes out of style. I will say this, chrome spoked wheels and a chain final drive are a bad combo. Almost impossible to keep the rear spokes clean, especially with the saddlebags. The chain does, however, provide tons of torque. It is a pulling machine. I ridden two up, both of us larger folks, and all I ever had to do was catch a gear in the mountains, but the smaller rear sprocket I installed contributed to that. Always a head turner, ridiculously reliable, and so inexpensive to maintain. What's not to like? If you can find a used one that's been garaged and babied, like mine, do not hesitate to buy it. You won't be sorry.
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Best bike for the right price!
I just got to say I have an 04 Shadow Aero vt750 it is fully loaded the only thing it's missing is a radio. This has been the best bike I have owned most were 80s and 90s bikes. This bike has great performance and is exceptionally cheap. If your a new Rider or only a few years in this is the perfect bike it has great gas mileage (as long as you don't use ethanol), enough power to get around town and do anything you need to do. The only bike you will ever need besides this is a Goldwing when you have realized that you're a year-round Rider and need all the accessories.
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Picked this up when wifey let me buy a new bike.
I use this now as my primary transport, into and out og the cbd on a daily basis.
Gets about 250k per tank.
Bike has good power. Is comfortable (like sitting in a chair).
Aftermarket pipes give it a louder throatier noise. This would be the only criticism.
Probably the best bike i have owned.
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I love my new motorcycle. I have only had it for just a few weeks. It is everything I expected and more. Honda has been around since I was a kid. They have been very dependable outdoor sports equipment for a long time. When I purchased mine the salesman and the service department was very helpful to me. Thank You-Beckley Honda-Now you have me for as long as I make it. WOW Mr.Ronnie Bishop-7/10/17
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Very durable bike
2004 VT750 Aero. Very dependable bike, used mainly for commuting 40kms a day. I have put about 100,000 kms in 6 and a bit years, changed oil at regular intervals, a couple of batteries, many sets of tires. The only problem has been the occasional carb blockage (that requires either draining float bowl or removing float bowl for thorough clean).
Dropped before I owned it and I have replace tank, headlight, grips, and various bits and pieces associated with the accident.
While this is not the most powerful bike by far, it has no problem in town, out on the freeway or loaded for a weekend of camping.
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After six months research I finally bought my Honda Shadow. Paid more than I wanted to but the end result was worth it. Previously ridden by a lovely lady who looked after the bike as if it was one of her own kids. In gleaming white and chrome it is a head turner wherever I go. The 750cc V Twin water cooled donk is world renowned for reliability with enough power for around town or highway cruising. The five speed gearbox is a delight with lazy gear shifting the norm. No chunky changing of gears on this beauty. As with all cruisers the handlin... Read moreg is solid but don't go silly around corners, it is not a racing bike. With panniers, windshield and floorboards instead of pegs this sweetheart is a delight on long trips. After 600 plus kilometres in one day, you get off the bike feeling relaxed and ready for more adventures. There are plenty of Cruisers out there and I have ridden many and I find the Honda Shadow 750 to be up there with the best for a lot less hard earned.
My bestest ride ever
I have owened a 2001 VT750 for 10 years. I have clocked thousands of clicks
My 4x4 usually has a flat battery Cose I ride everywhere
My n is chopped an customised to suit my siting nothing stupid but looks great an I have had 3 Harley's offered cheap. As replacement but no
The black widow will always be in me work shop waiting for the key and the smell of leather
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Best ride I've had for some time
Did 180,000 km on my 1997 Virago 1100, sold it and bought a 2007 Hond Shadow as I'm getting on a bit (a lot) I love this bike and spend many hours in the saddle like others I have been across the Nullabor and down to Vic from Qld, it is reliable, comfortable and I have had no problems on it, I hope to cover many more kilometres on it before I fall off the perch,
An awesome midsize cruiser for entertaining about urbans and high ways..
Owning this 2007 model about 2 and an half years and never been disappointed of it even once..
I'm commuting it to work and Sydney CBD all the time and feel more in love with it. At the red traffic light, she can't beat other super sports but on the long run, you feel like on a good arm chair ;-).
Sometime i feel the gear box quite clumsy operation, but if you throttle up abit then clutche it off, its fine.
Now i have just upgraded the exhaust to Cobra 's straight exhaust and 4 platinum sparklers, it improved performance a bit...
Never say "die" with honda shadow classic vt 750 model.
I have had my Shadow now just over 12 months now and I can't fault it, I asked a friend once "which do you think I should buy" he said "one that puts a smile on your face" my Shadow does that all the time. There is the odd time that would like a touch more power but not that often.
The red candy apple red colour. It starts first go every time and always sounds great
Sometimes scrapes on corners.
A good buy
2 years ago I purchased this bike from Action Motorcycles in Paramatta, I found them good to deal with. I suited it up with after market saddle bags & a windscreen + powed phone holder ( for navigation ). These accessories really make this a versatile machine. I commute on it most days (weather permitting) + I've been on some long runs as well, i.e. Sydney / Dubbo / Tamworth / Canberra etc. Very stable on the road .
Comfortable good looking, reliable bike.
Fuel tank good be bigger, (200k range around town)
Questions & Answers
Is there a step by step guide to replacing the "O" ring seal on the petcock of an '04 VT 750 Shadow Classic?
I am after a belly pan for my honda shadow vt750c4 2005 is there one available
The back tire of my VT750 SHADOW ACE IS FLAT.
and when I did the "soapy water" trick to find the leak I noticed bubbles coming from the spokes. What does THAT mean?
A friend suggested the tire may be tubeless. And I've searched, & SEARCHED, asking if the "2002 VY750 SHADOW ACE 's tires were tubeless .
N U T H I N '
Perhaps I didn't ask the right questions?
I'm. trying to avoid the nightmare of pulling the rear tire.
( have you ever tried to use a bike jack with a rear flat?)
They are not tubeless srry to say .. good luck with it . To remove the rear tyre you need to drop the bottom of the right shock absorber .. no need to remove the exhaust.
That's normal the air will leak out of your tube and find its way out of the rim some how and will find its way out though the spoke holes it mean you have a hole in your tube
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