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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 08-13-2013, 06:20 AM Thread Starter
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Honda Crosstourer

Anyone ridden or seen the Honda CrosstourerAnyone. 1200 cc V4, 95kw, dual clutch transmission. Ive sat in one in New Zealand. The upgrade for the Varadero. It should be a nice bike to ride, judging by it seating position, controls etc.
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Sure would like to ride one...Honda has not seen fit to send them to the US. Magazine reviews have been very positive. Maybe I should head to New Zealand for a test ride!


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The Honda has an engine almost twice the size, so not a fair comparison.

And for the multi-linguals amongst us here's a fairer cc wise comparison..
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The Kiwi reviewer sums it up: a great backroad tourer. Sign me up.


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I'd love to have that shaft drive!!
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Sure would like to ride one...Honda has not seen fit to send them to the US. Magazine reviews have been very positive. Maybe I should head to New Zealand for a test ride!
A brilliant idea. You won't be disappointed.
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The first video looks like its filmed in my back yard. BRM is a magazine that is based in my home town, hence the local roads.
I had a new Varadero, 1000 cc V twin, the forrunner to the Crosstourer and it was a dam good motorcycle. Superb tourer. A bigger Versy's, the reason why i bought the Versys. It was a sad day when i sold the Versy's, only done 4k kms. Health issues. Bugger.
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