2002 Honda Shadow Spirit 750

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  • Smooth Riding On The Honda Shadow Spirit 750

    Nov 14, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice classic style, easy handling and comfort!
    Cons: Keeping the chrome clean!

    Summary: Whether a mid-life crises or just another toy, this is my husband's latest set of wheels. He came home one day and announced that he was going to trade his bike in. Since he had only had this bike for a couple of months, I was perplexed. The problem I ... read more

  • A Step up from a V-Star without the price

    Aug 12, 2008 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: Driveability, power, seat position, forward control positioning, weight, balance
    Cons: Handlebars too low T-Bars take care of that Gearing is too short, drop rear teeth

    Summary: Having seen the V-Star advertisements and wanting one badly, the Honda Shadow Spirit caught my eye, in all black accented with just the right amount of chrome it couldn't be better as a beginner bike. Comparatively speaking, you can get a 650 V-Star as a ... read more

  • 2002 Shadow Spirit 750 Can't Be Beat For Ever Day Riding

    Oct 27, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Looks good has good power handles good good gas milage and lots of fun
    Cons: Factory seat & handle bars & mufflers are not worth a DAMN

    Summary: I bought this bike in 7/06 from original owner it had 2118 miles on it he kelp it in his house it was just like a brand new bike.I had not own a motorcycle in approx.35 yrs.i had rode other peoples bikes over the years after looking at all brands ... read more

  • Right On!

    Feb 4, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Value, affordability, quality, ease of maintenance.
    Cons: Turn signal material and component seems cheap in comparison to the rest of the bike.

    Summary: This is a review of the 2007 Honda 750DC which I purchased about a month ago. Prior to 2006 my experience was limited to riding dirt bikes nearly 20 years earlier. To make a long story short, I decided to purchase a Suzuki S40 Boulevard when I ... read more

  • 2005 Honda Shadow Spirit 750

    Dec 1, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great looks, mellow sound, good power for its size, good handling, super dependable
    Cons: Seat gets uncomfortable on long rides, fuel tank could be larger capacity, chain drive

    Summary: Although I had ridden motorcycles several years ago, I had only owned a small scooter when I was a teenager. Now my kids are grown and I jumped into getting my first motorcycle. I chose a new 2005 Honda Shadow Spirit 750 (VT750DC) in black without even ... read more

  • Excellent Small Cruiser

    Jan 5, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to ride; low center of gravity (for shorter riders).
    Cons: Small gas tank; low center of gravity (for larger riders).

    Summary: A 750 cc cruiser is a good beginning bike for those interested in the cruiser style and Honda is a good looking, extremely reliable machine. This is a small machine especially suitable for smaller riders (I'm 5' 8"). I rode the bike about 1500 miles ... read more

  • The Great Escape

    Oct 28, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun, Custom Styling, Value, Overall performance and reliability. Lots of aftermarket accessories.
    Cons: Needs re-gearing for extended highway riding. Rear shocks harsh on bad roads. Rear drum brake.

    Summary: After a 12 year absence I have re-entered with a 2005 SS750. The Spirit caught my eye with its street rod styling and silver flames on blue paint. I bought the bike on it's looks alone without even a test ride. When I fired the bike up I was amazed at ... read more

  • Great Cruiser with a Big Bike feel.

    Aug 7, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Looks! Great Ride! Great Price!
    Cons: Small Gas Tank & Wimpy stock pipes!

    Summary: I recently purchased a 2003 Honda Shadow Spirit. Prior to making that decision I combed every bit of ... read more

  • Terrific bike!

    Jul 26, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: unique styling, performance, quality, price
    Cons: seat and fuel tank size

    Summary: This review actually covers a 2003 SS750 (no changes that I am aware of from the 2002 model). I pur ... read more

  • This is a bike worth buying!

    Jun 23, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Awesome bike for the money, Great reliability, great looks, great on the Highway cruises.
    Cons: Suspension is minimal, lack of factory and aftermarket upgrades (still). Fuel tank range. Seat.

    Summary: I actually have the 2001 model, but there were no changes I noted in 2002 other than adding yellow ... read more

  • A great bike to "get back into it".

    Dec 25, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very reliable, great looking, and fun to ride...good acceleration for a 750.
    Cons: Stock seat is uncomfortable after 25 miles...small fuel tank.

    Summary: I bought my Honda Spirit 750 in March as a bike I could re-enter the riding world on. My last ride was a Honda CB 175 over 20 years ago. I did a lot of homework and narrowed the choice down to the VLX and the Spirit...the Spirit 750 won out...and has ... read more

  • Best entry level cruiser out there!

    Aug 14, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent power/handling. Great looking/sounding. Honda reliability. Low price tag for entry level bike.
    Cons: Poor passenger seat. Not suited for larger (over 6'1) riders.

    Summary: This is a bike that will make a new rider comfortable with its low seat, excellent handling and manageable weight. This bike will also please the experienced riders who are looking for raw power, speed and overall high performance from a cruiser. ... read more

  • Shadow Spirit 750

    Mar 25, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Smooth agressive acceleration, Comfortable ride height, excellent handling
    Cons: Horrible passenger seating, Fuel tank too small.

    Summary: I purchased my first new motorcycle just a few weeks ago. I decided that I wanted a cruiser and had the Suzuki Maurader in mind. After trying out the new Honda Shadow Spirit 750, I was hooked. It wasn't much longer before I purchase my brand new 2002 ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • 2002 shadow spirit 750

    Dec 29, 2008 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: 50 mpg
    little maint.
    very comfortable w/ touring seat
    it's beautiful.
    Cons: more fuel capacity 
    more h.p. or a performance upgrade parts
    6th gear 1:1 gear ratio

    Summary: I searched to find a decent bike for under 5,000 found the shadow used at the honda dealer it had 17k miles on it already but it rode perfect on test drive.bought it and can't stop riding it it has a mustang touring seat and i put a memphis shades ... read more

  • Great mid bike

    Apr 27, 2008 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Good power, super looks, very dependable, decent gas mileage.
    Cons: Get a new seat if you take a passenger.

    Summary: Super power, 12 sec. 1/4 mile. beats the 1100 by 2 sec. Won't get hung up on the interstate with 120 mph top end. I've been riding for the past 40 years and have only had one bike that was better, the Honda 900. I have had bikes in size from 305 to ... read more

  • Tall riders need not apply

    Nov 15, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Great bike, great price
    Cons: too cramped for tall riders

    Summary: You can read some of the other reviews concerning performance. Their bike looks, sounds, and runs great. I was out of riding for about 12 years and figured this bike would be good to get my skills back without too much horsepower. For that it was ... read more

  • Great Cruiser (2005 Shadow Spirit 750)

    Jun 2, 2005 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Seat Height, Looks, Price, Economy, Ride-ability
    Cons: Power, Reserve Tank Size

    Summary: Excellent bike for shorter riders (I'm 5'4"). Handles well, comfortable at all riding speeds from city driving to 80+ on the freeway. Looks like a much more expensive bike with lots of chrome. Though the engine sounds like its revving too high at ... read more

  • 2005 Honda Shadow Spirit 750

    Oct 1, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Low seat height, fun to ride
    Cons: Small fuel tank, seat becomes uncomfortable

    Summary: I just purchased my new Shadow Spirit 750. I got the 2005 model, although not much has changed from the 04 model. I have just re-entered the world of motorcycle riding after being away from it for many (10+) years. I currently have less then 100 miles ... read more

  • A great beginners bike

    Apr 20, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: inexpensive, stable, good power, handsome styling
    Cons: seat designed by Hitler, still looking for 6th gear on the highway.

    Summary: I bought a spirit 750 new 2 years ago and have been very happy with it overall. It has a good bit of power for city driving but does lack good gearing for D.C. highway driving. It will run all day at 75 but the engine is screaming and there is some ... read more

  • Great little custom ride

    Feb 17, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Custom drag look, great handling, low price, tons of accessories.
    Cons: Stock pipes are too quiet, seat a little uncomfortable(but bearable).

    Summary: I bought my Spirit 750 in Oct 2004 and have not been off of it yet! It comes pre-customized for that custom/drag bike look. There are countless amounts of aftermarket accessories as well. I have recently installed a Granucci seat and Cobra pipes. The ... read more

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