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  1. Need help with handlebar height

    Technical Discussion
    Let me start by saying I'm a total noob to bikes, this is my first bike Bike is a 2001 Honda Shadow 600 Ok so the handlebars on my bikeI feel are really tall and makes the bike look ugly So I found this picture online of a bike just like mine but the handlebars seem to be lower it looks way...
  2. 96 honda shadow 600 headlight swap

    Technical Discussion
    So I'm a new rider an its my daily i live here in Fl so mornings can be dark when I bought the bike the guy told me it was a custom bike an the bike doesn't have a switch between daylights an brights so I wanted to know what my options were in lines of led or maybe something along the lines of a...
  3. Crankcase / clutch cover 98 Vt750

    General Bike Discussion
    Hey guys! Noob here. I have a 98 shadow vt750 ace. I need a replacement crankcase/clutch cover, the one I have has a hole in it. I'm having a horrible time finding one online. Does anyone know if there is another model and/or year that uses the same or compatible cover? I did find one on ebay...
  4. 1985 Honda Shadow 700

    Technical Discussion
    The bike has plenty of spark except one plug after hitting the starter button constantly sparks until I disconnect power. Could it be the coil or the ignitor boxes? Any help would be appreciated this bike has been rocket science.
  5. Pulse generators old 80s vt models

    Technical Discussion
    Alright guys I’m new here but I have felt very compelled to be here to talk about these burdens on the community... i own a 1986 Honda shadow spirit vt1100 and it is the second in the shadow Vt line I’ve owned the the first one was a 1985 vt700c and they are mechanically almost the same with...
  6. 1985 Honda Shadow VT700 VT700c 700 bobber

    1985 Honda Shadow VT700 VT700c 700 bobber

  7. 1985 Honda Shadow VT700 VT700c 700 bobber

    1985 Honda Shadow VT700 VT700c 700 bobber

  8. Trouble getting into first gear after bike is warmed up.

    Technical Discussion
    Really just started putting some miles on a 2014 750 Honda shadow spirit. Got it with 560 miles. Third owner. So now that I’ve been taking longer rides I’ve noticed when the bike gets really warmed up I’m having trouble getting it to first gear. It is causing some concerning moments. I will...
  9. Fuel leaking from Honda Shadow

    Technical Discussion
    Hello I recently got a 1987 Honda Shadow vt700c that had been sitting around for over 4 years. When I replaced the battery and attempted to start it it was not starting. So, I decided to give it some gas and when I pulled the throttle back, fuel start spilling out from the front left of the...
  10. Seized Throttle on 1996 VT1100

    Technical Discussion
    So I bought a project VT1100 to tinker with and this is what ive got. The throttle grip will not move when the cables are fully connected. it moves freely when I remove the cables and the cables move freely when removed from grip and carb. Where the cables connect to the carb is where it is...
  11. VT 125 chain and sprocket upgrade

    Technical Discussion
    I have a 2007 Shadow VT125C and need to replace the chain and sprockets as well as doing some other work, I could obviously just buy the standard set but was wondering if anyone has any idea what the best ratio to increase performance/fuel efficiency etc...brand new here sk be kind! ?
  12. Carburator Honda Shadow 600 Steed

    Technical Discussion
    Dear all, I'm very new here and to the motorbike world. i have acquired a Honda 1995 Shadow Steed 600 and i have issued that seems to come from the carburator. I cannot accelerate the engine as explosions at the exhaust occured and a noise takes place at the carburator too. The local garage...
  13. Honda VT 600 HARDTAIL?

    Technical Discussion
    Hi every one. I just bought my first motorcycle and I have a question. I would like to start a bobber / hardtail project but I would like to keep my suspension (shock). I saw this guy doing an excellent job of giving his honda bobber a hardtail look without taking off the suspension so it...
  14. 98 Honda Shadow ACE Delux

    Technical Discussion
    Hey how's it going guys? I am a new owner of a shadow. I've had it for hhhhmmm 4 days now hahaha. My question is, I was out riding yesterday. It started up fine, it ran great and about 38 miles in it started to big out when excellerate and eventually just wouldnt and died...tried to start up...
  15. LED headlight vt700

    Technical Discussion
    Hi, new here so hope this is the right area. Have searched the forums abit but havent found my answer. I hope this isnt as stupid a question as it sounds. I have a 1987 honda shadow 700c, had a fall a while back and smashed up the headlight. Recently got my hands on a new headlight housing, but...
  16. Rear break light and signal relocation on Phantom

    Technical Discussion
    Hey folks, I am not a fan of the brake light, turn signals, licences plate location off the back of the rear fender. I am looking to move things around, but need some advice on what aftermarket parts work and are legal (and DOT approved) and how to wire them. I haven't had any luck you tubing...
  17. 94 Honda Shadow - electrical issue - wont turn over at all

    Technical Discussion
    I have a 94 Shadow vt1100. I ride this bike often and it's been running great until today when I tried to start it something went wrong with the electrical system. I got on the bike, turned the key on, flipped the switch on the handlebars and hit the starter switch and the bike turned over...
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