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Honda Shadow VLX Deluxe
submitted by Jan H. & Puddin
I am 5'6" tall and can flat foot a Honda Shadow VLX
easily. I think it is a great starter bike because you won't want to
move up to more power in a month or two after you have gained confidence
with this bike. It takes the twisties just fine and is also good on the
highway. I recommend the Deluxe model over the regular model because
there is less chrome for you to buy after market. That can save you a
bunch. There are plenty of after market goodies available for you to
personalize this beauty too! This is a four speed 600cc engine with
plenty of pep. I added Vance and Hines slash cut pipes to mine when I
owned one. I found out I didn't like the louder sound, but you may just
like it. It did increase my gas mileage a little bit. It's a fun bike.
The VLX is a great beginner bike. After researching lots
of bikes, I decided on the VLX because of the low seat height. It has a
seat height of 25" which is about 2 inches lower than the Yamaha V-Star
650, and it's about 50 lbs lighter than the V*. (I sat on both).
Thanks to Jan for submitting her personal review. Jan says, "I
currently ride a Kawasaki Vulcan Classic 800 and have ridden over 20
years on 5 different bikes. I belong to Southern Cruisers, and Greater
Gwinnett Motorcycle Club (secretary)."
Thanks to Puddin for
submitting her personal review. Puddin says, "I ride a '99 VLX, been
riding about 5 weeks, after taking the MSF Basic Riders Course. I am in
CMA (Christian Motorcyclists Assn) and Star Touring and Riding Chapter."
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