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  1. General Bike Discussion
    So I've been on the search for some decals for my bike('88 vt1100) for quite some time now. I applied for collector status and got turned down because there were no emblems or decals. Does anyone happen to know what they would look like? Called the Honda dealership and they didn't even know what...
  2. Technical Discussion
    I am running into issues with my bike bogging down and eventually stalling out when giving throttle above 2k-2500 rpms while on middle stand in neutral. Bike will start up and idle just fine, issue only starts when giving throttle above the 2k rpm range. When reaching that rpm range the bike...
  3. General Bike Discussion
    Hey all, What's the difference between a VT500 & a VT500c? How would you know if it's an "Ascot"? My Canadian ownership for my 1984 Honda Shadow says VT5, which I assume is for a VT500. The reason I'm asking is that I'm looking for the proper oil filter, air filter and other basic engine...
  4. Member Introductions
    Hello everybody new rider hailing from the swamp lands of Florida. Purchased my first bike a 2020 Honda Shadow Phantom in April. I keep finding myself lurking on these forums finally decided to make an account.
  5. Technical Discussion
    So I’m doing 70mph, my Honda Shadow 750 suddenly shut down but the head lights and park lights stayed on. Quickly grip the clutch and on the way down the hill I tried to jump in 2nd gear. It didn’t start and I heard a weird noise coming from engine. I pulled over and On my way 3rd attempt the...
  6. Technical Discussion
    Hi, i tried to find the answer for this one but seems to hit a wall each time. I am kind of new to the motorcycle world. But my exhaust pipe from my shadow have juste rip appart. The pipe to the gasket is perfeclty fine so i was looking for an after market that fit this original pipe (i dont...
  7. Technical Discussion
    Bought off someone it sat previous 2 years. I drained gas, fresh tank, charged battery, didnt start. Seafoam- started & Ran great, did oil & filter change but put too much oil in it. Starting losing power around 85mph & anything over 1/2 throttle. Noticed too much oil, drained excess out. Pulled...
  8. Technical Discussion
    I just bought myself a 1983 Honda Shadow VT500C recently, and I noticed the carb might needs to be rebuilt. the bike runs sluggish at low rpm, literally will die under 5000rpm, it only runs when choke is on, and RPM drips quick even if I rev it to 5000 rpm... so I took the carb out, cleaned...
  9. General Bike Discussion
    For anyone looking, the Sydney City motorcycles website (Honda dealership in Sydney) has the most comprehensive data on all the parts for Honda motorcycles I've seen. I needed to replace my clutch kit on the 2009 Honda Shadow Spirit VT750C2B, but there were no parts in Australia matching that...
  10. Technical Discussion
    How’s it going fellow motorcycle lovers. I have a 1988 Honda Shadow and want to change the speedometer to a more modern version that reads the oil and temp just as the old one. Does anybody have any suggestions on which I should get? I don’t need it to have blinker, high beam, or neutral light...
  11. Technical Discussion
    So I have a 07 honda shadow vt750dc, it has velocity stacks installed and I was wondering if there was a cover that I could buy to cover the carbs, only thing I can find is for covers that go over the stock air box but since it has the velocity stacks that has been delete.
  12. Member Introductions
    Ey, here's a book of an intro. Hello! Just after 20 years sold off my last horse and felt the sudden freedom to have a different hobby fill that space of finance and commitment. I had always wanted to get into motorcycles but just couldn't allow myself two while I had three hayburners, and this...
  13. General Bike Discussion
    Hey guys. I have a 2003 Honda Shadow VT750. I need help with finding a aftermarket air filter kit or something to replace my stock air filter/ air box. I can’t find anything for it
  14. Technical Discussion
    Hello, My Honda Shadow 400 cc engine sound becomes higher when i drive for about 20-30 mins....the sound is like I'm using the fuel throttle, but I'm not even when i;m not moving!!
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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.
  19. 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...
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