General Comments: My first bike. You have excellent control when splitting traffic or crawling along through a tight spot. I'm told the first owner took her cross country U. Sure has been fun being on a motorcycle again, for the first time in a decade though, in the meantime! Broken clutch cable at 40,000 miles. It shifted quietly and easily with negligible clutchlever effort though the shift lever failed to index if the shift was hurried. Look'n fwd to really riding her, following her shop time Tuesday, when everything's as it should be. Although the two-speed transmission includes a torque converter typical of an automatic transmission, the transmission does not automatically change gears for the rider.
For 1977 the gearing was revised, and the exhaust changed to a four-into-two with a silencer on either side. Ask questions Join the group or the general group. That's stronger than the comparable V-twins but not as fast as the 600 sporterswhich fetch about a grand more at the cash register than the Nighthawk. Please note: Our shipping cost only covers the cost of freight. The excellent shifting and smooth, light clutch of the old Nighthawk are preserved in this machine.
It may fit other models and years. Honda knew that what won on the race track today, sold in the show rooms tomorrow, and a large engine capacity road machine would have to be built to compete with the Harley Davidson and Triumph twin-cylinder machines. If you wanted a tourer, you added a fairing and luggage. If we make a mistake, contact us and we will do our best to fix it. A Honda dealer replaced the tires and front disk brake at the end of last year, and reported the bike to be in great shape.
Each new trend not only carved off a piece of the market, it gradually eclipsed the old do-it-all school. The deeply chromed mirrors are oriented horizontally to provide a wide view of traffic behind you. . And these two Nighthawks share more than the name. Well, to start with, it is air-cooled, which avoids the expense of a liquid-cooling system. Please don't be in a hurry to leave us negative feedback.
Review the following guidelines to see how easy it is to maximize your rewards and put your ZillaCash to work for you. Honda used some new internal designs to create a pleasing cadence and filter out the objectionable frequencies but maintain the deep tones. The controls all fit and work smoothly. New engine configurations came along too. The light, predictable steering continues when the speed increases and you start leaning deeper into corners. No problems since I replaced it.
Yes Review Date: 17th November, 2007 Faults: The clutch slipped when I got it, I think the previous owner did not adjust it properly. The new Nighthawk uses some of the same engine components from the 700 Nighthawk's era, although not exactly from the 700. It accelerates quickly, and is a fun cycle to ride in heavy traffic or on the road. Therefore, the center of gravity is a little different. Rear Suspension Dual shocks, 5-way spring preload, 107mm wheel travel. Though the rear end can be persuaded to wallow a little bit if you bobble in a fast corner, it damps itself out quickly and that reassuring stability never disappears. As of August 2007 , these bikes were intended only for release in Japan.
Many riders will be attracted to the 750 Nighthawk for its ergonomics, and if it fits you as well as it does most of us, you'll be very comfortable indeed. It's wide enough for control but not so wide as to be clumsy in tight spots. Never seen anything 16 years old in this nice shape before. The character imbued by the styling is a mixture of traditional and fresh. Archived from on 3 October 2009. Attention international buyers - if you encounter any trouble attempting to order a part, please contact us and we will resolve resolve the issue.
I put a Rifle Super Bike fairing on it after that. Adding to the bike's value were its , , dual mirrors, flashing turn signals, easily maintained valves, and overall smoothness and low vibration both under way and at a standstill. You won't have to adjust valves, cam chain or ignition timing, and other routine services are quite simple, thanks to the exceptionally easy access. Everything is original, even the tires. It looked ok, but was not the same. The driveline is smooth, quiet and lash-free.
Any taxes, duties, or customs fees are the responsibility of the buyer. They too garnered praise for their comfort and roominess from everyone who rode the Nighthawk. General Comments: Very good value for the money. If you wanted a sport bike, low bars, aftermarket shocks and a fairing were the essential additions. American racing's governing body, the , had rules that allowed racing by production machines only, and restricted overhead-valve engines to 500 cc whilst allowing the side-valve Harley Davidsons to compete with 750 cc engines. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk I know what you mean, I took almost 20 year break - between being active duty and moving and having kids. Faults: Purchased used last year in mint condition from a private party.