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Old 02-08-2013, 10:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unveiled today, Honda's new CTX series (comfort, technology, eXperience) is a bunch of new bikes, all with Honda's relatively new 670cc engine. Some interesting styles, and I like the mileage numbers and prices. Honda seems to be trying to buck the "need more horsepower" trend. Wonder if they'll be successful.

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First thing they did right was a six speed trany.


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You would think that those oughta sell like hot cakes!
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Looks like a fun ride.
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Boy, Ma Honda is staking a LOT on this new engine and tranny!

I find the design very reminiscent of the ill-fated Honda DN-01, which in the U.S. was a victim of the economic meltdown. Happily, this series of bikes has a *much* better price point, which should help it a great deal.

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They look good and are practical too. I hope this move works out for Honda.
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I had a hard time deciding between the NC700x and the C50. That motor gets outstanding economy and is pretty quick.
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I greatly admire the design of the NC700X. Would love to try that riding position ... but, oh that seat height~! I'm not that tall. This new series of machines, however ... <drool>

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Wow those look nice!

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You would LOVE the riding position, Chris. So much more comfortable than a cruiser.
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