|The day I got my 1st motorcycle
Moreover, on the freeway, with a passenger on-board, the engine is limited for accelerations forcing me to step down from the 6th to the 4th gear, regularly thinking about the engaged gear in some situations, etc. The maximum speed is definitely not a problem for me : I will probably never reach the 200kph that a CBF 600 can do, or maybe on a race circuit. And I and my favorite passenger have had nice trips on little roads without any problem for re-accelerations under 100kph.
But I would prefer to put money in a recent or new bike more than an "old" (only three years) one. I am also interested in getting more torque (too early for my experience, I admit).
After more budget estimations and some negociations with my local Honda store, I have finally acquired a brand new Honda CBF 1000 A8 in yellow.
|Just bought Bumblebee
Note that a CBF1000 is not something like a Kawa Z1000 or a Triumph Speed Triple which are very beautiful, but also more "sport" styled (I did not say "race"). I have choosen the CBF1000 because I can afford it, because of Honda reliability, because I have a local Honda store I trust, because I have appreciated the CBF600, because the people I know who has one love it.
I just hope that the weather in France will get better, as it is anything but sunny, on the contrary of my "Bumblebee" CBF1000.