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  1. Bikes For Sale
    Time to part ways with my '86 VT1100C. I've owned it since 1994. It's been garage kept most of that time, but not all. Even been under cover when outdoors during business hours when I drove it to work. As you can see from the photos, it's in good physical condtion for a 35 year old bike. The...
    $1,500 USD
  2. General Bike Discussion
    can I use a 2001 shadow gas tank on my bike the one I have is pretty much done, I do want a Penut tank but can’t seem to find anything that fit my bike.
  3. Technical Discussion
    Hello, I joined this forum specifically for this issue. I have looked all over the internet and my manual and I cannot find what could even possibly be the issue here. my bike starts, and idles, only with the starter button pushed in. now this is an engine reinstall so I had to redo...
  4. Technical Discussion
    Hello everyone, I’m new to this forum so it’s nice to be here! I have hit a bit of a snag on a bike I’ve been working on. I’ve got a 96 vt1100c that has been sitting since winter 2014. I’ve gone through everything I could think of and it still won’t crank. Turns over but doesn’t crank. so far...
  5. 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...
  6. Technical Discussion
    Hey guys i have a problem .. my 1100 aero wouldnt switch into 1st the odd time when I was comin to a stop .. done this not even 10 times in 4000 km , cpl days sgo whenbi was out everything working fine untill I pulled over an it wouldnt go into first i tried moving it in 2nd to see if itd click...
  7. Technical Discussion
    1993 Honda Shadow VT1100C - stock with these mods: drag pipes, all LED lights and turns /with hyper flash diodes, electronic turn signal blinker switch, light bar on separate electrical wiring harness, sound system, phone charger (last 3 disconnected for below testing). On 3rd battery. Battery...
  8. Member Introductions
    About My Bike Only riding 1.5 years, rode dirt bikes as teen. Took motorcycle safety course, thought it was very worth it. Brothers and sisters all lifetime riders. Love lone wolf or group riding. Beginner mechanic level, terrible with names, but not afraid to get dirty. Most issues have been...
  9. Technical Discussion
    I am rebuilding the carbs on my 1997 VT1100C. The stock fast jets are both 178. I am using a kit from ALLBALLS Racing. It came with everything except only 3 jets - a 175, a 178, and a 180. No new matching pair. I am anxious to get this job done ... reuse the old ones? They are clean. I am...
  10. Technical Discussion
    Hey yall, I do 75% of my riding on Texan highways, around 75mph. I've got the VT1100 Spirit. This bike, not having a sixth gear, really protests going those speeds. No pulling power, and smack dab in the no-mans-land of the powerband, where peak torque happened 20mph ago and peak power isn't for...
  11. Member Introductions
    My name is David and I live in East Texas, I ride a 2000 VT1100C, have had her for about 4-5 years now. Pretty much bone stock, just ordered parts to start the bobber conversion. At one time I did have bags and a windshield on her but took those off late last year.
  12. Member Introductions
    Hey everyone, decided I'd join this forum after really starting work on updating and customizing my '99 23k mile Shadow 1100 that I rescued from Hayes county about a year ago. It was in some type of way. Busted off footpeg, useless edgy mirrors, and the mufflers seem to have been cut in half and...
  13. Member Introductions
    Hey everyone, I'm new to the site and community. I was able to recently purchase a bike from my neighbor. He was the second owner and both men had taken exceptional care of the ride. It has less than 9K miles on it and is in outstanding condition. I've done a lot of vehicle maintenance...
  14. Technical Discussion
    I'm building a vt1100c into a more aggressive styling and I hate the floor boards and i have no idea how to convert them to pegs. Any help?
  15. General Bike Discussion
    Hi I'm looking for a Bagster tank cover for my '88 Vt1100. Q: Is the '88-'94 models the only 1100's with the gas cap placed at to right side of the tank? I have found this Cover, but i'm not able to figure out if it fits my '88. Tia. Carsten
  16. HibernationPreparations.jpg

    Preparing my Honda VT1100C and my Yamaha MT-01 for hibernation 2019=>2020
  17. Technical Discussion
    Wanted to start a thread for this model. Interested in hearing from other owners, and learning more about its history, it’s quirks, and it’s technical resources. Didn’t see a thread come up for this here. (I know this has a business logo, but it’s the nicest photo I’ve seen anywhere of this...
  18. VT1100C

    I'm just starting with the rebuild of my VT1100C
  19. Member Introductions
    some pictures of where I'm at now, just starting with the rebuild of my VT1100C, first thing on the list of things to do, fix the leaking fuel tank, reupholster the seats, mount front forward controls, figure out why it starts terrible and runs wonky...
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