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So I got bored and decided to do a video review of the bike
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iamheero Offline
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MA
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So I got bored and decided to do a video review of the bike
I'm by no means an expert filmographer, just a bum with a mic and a camera and too much time on my hands! However, I wanted to brag about how nice SoCal is right now with some sunny footage.

A couple of times I had written all about the CB for people on Reddit who had questions or were curious about the bike so I'm hopeful this will save me some time next time it comes up! Plus, there weren't a lot of videos with any owner's comments on the bike with pros and cons when I bought her so thought I'd throw my 2c in (or given how long I drone on maybe it's more like 5c? Hello )

27/LosAngeles/M | 2014 CB1100
02-23-2017 10:31 PM
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venturer434 Offline
1st Service Completed

Houston
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RE: So I got bored and decided to do a video review of the bike
Good One.. watched the entire footage.. Proud owner of the same model and year and very satisfied.

Yamaha RD350B
2001 Triumph Bonneville
2004 BMW R1150RT
2014 Honda CB1100 STD
02-24-2017 04:08 AM
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geosar Offline
1st Service Completed

Arizona
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RE: So I got bored and decided to do a video review of the bike
I have the same bike and love it as well.

Thank you for putting it on film.

Great job. 11,000 miles in one year makes you an expert.

George
Arizona

2013 Honda CB1100
1994 Honda Shadow VT1100
1981 Honda Goldwing 1100
1972 Honda CB750
1970 Honda CB350
1965,66,67 Honda CL77
02-24-2017 06:28 AM
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clearviewx Offline
Running Like a Top

New England
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RE: So I got bored and decided to do a video review of the bike
Excellent.. One of the best I've seen.

2014 Honda CB1100 Deluxe #244Excited
2002 Honda CB750 Nighthawk #549Celebrate
Please ride responsible
You should of bought a DLX
02-24-2017 08:25 AM
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Rocky Offline
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Nova Scotia, Canada
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RE: So I got bored and decided to do a video review of the bike
Good video and commentary Thumbs Up Thumbs Up
The lane splitting (filtering) alarmed me a little, but only because it's not allowed here so we've never done it Big Grin

Still rockin', rollin', and ridin' after all these years
'67 BSA 441 VR, '70 Triumph Tiger 100, '02 Honda CB900F, '06 Triumph T100 Bonneville, '14 Honda CB1100A
02-24-2017 08:33 AM
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crutch Offline
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n.w. arkansas
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RE: So I got bored and decided to do a video review of the bike
Good video, enjoyed. I have the same make and model, glad to see someone who loves it as much as I do.
I noticed @ 5:05 you don't seem to use the clutch when shifting?
I've never tried it, how does the bike take it?
thanks
crutch
02-24-2017 11:07 PM
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physiolee Offline
Break-In Period

Long Beach CA
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own the same model,
Hey,
I own the same model an color. bought it brand new in oct 2015 and put 8200 mile on it until now.
surprised that i've never seen another Cb1100 on the road yet.
Im from long beach CA.
02-24-2017 11:50 PM
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curlyjoe Online
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Massachusetts
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RE: So I got bored and decided to do a video review of the bike
Excellent job on the video! Thumbs Up

2013 CB1100 ABS
2008 ST1300
02-25-2017 08:19 AM
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iamheero Offline
Break-In Period

MA
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RE: So I got bored and decided to do a video review of the bike
@crutch: I'll shift up without the clutch sometimes, it's fine! It's really easy too, you just put some pressure on the lever as if you were going to shift up normally and then roll off the throttle momentarily. Slides right into gear.

@rocky:
Splitting can be great although the bike was already victim to a texting lane-changer! I fixed it up no problem (it's a trooper) and continue to split just because it saves SO much time. If there's an accident and you have somewhere to be in a car? Forget it! And in SoCal there's ALWAYS an accident!

27/LosAngeles/M | 2014 CB1100
02-25-2017 04:52 PM
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nhawk7504 Offline
Running Like a Top

Boston
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RE: So I got bored and decided to do a video review of the bike
Yeah really great video. So nice to hear so many positive things about the bike. Little things matter. I had a KAW ZR750 and it missed shifts here and there. My 2002 YAM FZ1000 I could tell did not like being re-cammed to lop off its top end. It wanted me to shift FAST through all the gears. But the CB1100 you just get on and ride and don't think about anything. Thanks for the quality of your video and how much you put into it!
02-27-2017 04:39 PM
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