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post #1 of 52 Old 08-01-2009, 01:41 AM Thread Starter
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How many strom owners were night hawk owners?

How many strom owners were night hawk owners? And what year?

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i never owned one but in the early 80,s the idea of never haveing to adjust valves was apealing

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post #3 of 52 Old 08-01-2009, 06:31 AM
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Is this a new club?

May be looking to sell to make room for a Honda Helix.

CS, the CB450SC Nighthawk requires valve adjustments - easier than the Strom, but adjustments nonetheless.

I will add, too, that if I had not come into some extra $ and a great deal on the Wee, I could well be riding a late-model NH 750. That was my second choice.

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post #4 of 52 Old 08-01-2009, 06:55 AM
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I had an 84 Nighthawk S

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post #5 of 52 Old 08-01-2009, 07:52 AM
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First bike was an '84 CB550.
Great, almost mint, used bike to start on for a few years.

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post #6 of 52 Old 08-01-2009, 08:20 AM
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I had a '85 NightHawk S... Couldn't stand the cruiser Nighthawk series, though.

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Had a Honda Rebel, do I get half credit?

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post #8 of 52 Old 08-01-2009, 09:10 AM
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I had a Honda Rebel too...

Yeah, 2nd on having a Honda Rebel. Fun bike, small enough to pickup and move the front wheel while standing astride it. I actually was able to zip past traffic up to 80 rather quickly.
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post #9 of 52 Old 08-01-2009, 01:15 PM
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I had a '92 750. Really nice bike, and typical Honda top-shelf, bulletproof quality. It was the ultimate 'tweener, which could do everything pretty well but wasn't really the best choice for any specialized activity. I often recommend it as a good choice for someone starting out in motorcycling. It's not so big to be intimidating, has enough juice for highway travel, and is very easy to handle.

I also had an '82 750 Magna. THAT one I would not recommend to beginners.

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post #10 of 52 Old 08-01-2009, 03:05 PM
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I used to own a 1984 CB650SC, wonderful bike with shaft drive,
had a 6 gear overdrive. Currently I own a 1992 Nighthawk 750
as well. My son is riding the 750 now and depending on how tall
you are it can be used as a beginner bike. The 750 does weigh
around 480 pds. wet so compared to a SV650 it is more of a
handful if a beginner were to ride it as a first bike. Lots of good
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