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2017 cb1100
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Cormanus Offline
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Post: #21
RE: 2017 cb1100
(05-27-2017 06:06 PM)Archie Wrote:  Is it wrong for me to not want RLETS?

As with everything, Archie, it is your decision—or, in Yodan, your decision it is. Others have taken the path of refusal and no harm has come to them. Although, that said, one bought a Suzuki, another had his bike fall on him in the rain and the mud and yet another had a set forcibly installed at CB1100 rally #1.

Keep us posted on your ruminations.

By the way, it is a very pretty bike and I hope you both travel many happy kilometres together.
(This post was last modified: 05-27-2017 06:24 PM by Cormanus.)
05-27-2017 06:24 PM
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LongRanger Offline
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Evergreen, CO
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Post: #22
RE: 2017 cb1100
(05-27-2017 06:21 PM)W/R Wrote:  I'm with you Archie, I don't want RLETs either.
Heresy!

Actually, I'm with you guys. No RLET's for me either.

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05-27-2017 06:31 PM
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Cormanus Offline
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Post: #23
RE: 2017 cb1100
Popgun, might this a job for Bubba be?
05-27-2017 06:36 PM
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Archie Offline
Break-In Period

Ontario, Canada
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Post: #24
RE: 2017 cb1100
(05-27-2017 06:24 PM)Cormanus Wrote:  
(05-27-2017 06:06 PM)Archie Wrote:  Is it wrong for me to not want RLETS?

As with everything, Archie, it is your decision—or, in Yodan, your decision it is. Others have taken the path of refusal and no harm has come to them. Although, that said, one bought a Suzuki, another had his bike fall on him in the rain and the mud and yet another had a set forcibly installed at CB1100 rally #1.

Keep us posted on your ruminations.

By the way, it is a very pretty bike and I hope you both travel many happy kilometres together.
Thank you

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05-27-2017 06:38 PM
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popgun Online
Lives On Two Wheels

Virginia Beach
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Post: #25
RE: 2017 cb1100
I feel a disturbance in the Force. As if thousands of CBs suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced.

If you come to a fork in the road, take it!
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05-27-2017 06:39 PM
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redbirds Offline
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Patterson, GA, USA
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Post: #26
RE: 2017 cb1100
(05-27-2017 06:06 PM)Archie Wrote:  Is it wrong for me to not want RLETS?

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If RLET's offered anything of value Honda would have provided them with the CB. Your disdain for these silly rubber holdovers from the days of hot pants, leisure suits and go go boots shows you are a person of impeccable taste and breeding.

Philippians 4:8 (NIV)
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.
05-27-2017 07:59 PM
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EmptySea Offline
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Chicagoland, USA
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Post: #27
RE: 2017 cb1100
(05-27-2017 06:21 PM)W/R Wrote:  I'm with you Archie, I don't want RLETs either.

It matters not if it is the RLETs you want. It matters only if the RLETs want you.

MTC


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05-27-2017 08:06 PM
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popgun Online
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Virginia Beach
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Post: #28
RE: 2017 cb1100
(05-27-2017 06:36 PM)Cormanus Wrote:  Popgun, might this a job for Bubba be?

Could very well be...

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05-27-2017 08:09 PM
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Archie Offline
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Ontario, Canada
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RE: 2017 cb1100
Honestly the only thing I want to add is a tail bag. I love the bike in its natural form.

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05-27-2017 08:11 PM
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Aussieflyer Offline
Running Like a Top

Melbourne Australia
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Post: #30
RE: 2017 cb1100
Congratulations Archie, that new CB looks awesome.

... and as for those RLETs, who needs em? Although once I wish a guy riding an Z900 had RLETs fitted when he misjudged the gap lane splitting whilst I was stopped at some traffic lights in my Pontiac. A set of RLETs might have saved him $500 in repair costs to my car.
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05-27-2017 08:15 PM
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