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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-19-2017, 07:01 AM Thread Starter
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Why 3 posts? So which bike?

I want a Shadow, who can tell me the best little Shadow to get? I want to save on fuel money. I ride down to 30 degrees or so. Which Shadow doesn't mind rain?

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-19-2017, 07:07 AM
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The best one? That is really a subjective question. What type of riding do you do? Do you ride solo or with a passenger? What is your body size? etc. etc. All are factors, and many more. One model is not more reliable/less reliable than others. It depends on how the previous owner maintained or didn't maintain the bike. Honda quality control from the factory is quite high.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-19-2017, 01:25 PM
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most shadow 750's, whether is an Aero, Spirit, Phantom, all get great gas mileage.
all depends on how your ride.
your question of which one doesn't mind the rain? none of the Shadow's mind rain.
put it this way... you (the rider) are more likely to quit riding before the bike decides to quit... its a Honda.
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A VERY subjective question! I'm sure you'll get LOTS of different answers, and all depend on various factors, as @Spiritman has pointed out. We need more details to be able to give you an answer.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-19-2017, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by RebelShadow View Post
...the best little Shadow to get?
the one that makes you feel as giddy as a school girl and makes you day-dream about riding it

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Originally Posted by gunslinger_co View Post
the one that makes you feel as giddy as a school girl and makes you day-dream about riding it

Yep, that's the one. I have one of them.

Sitting on my Shadow making vroom vroom noises.

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