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Offline Brick

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1981 Honda Dealer Convention film
« on: May 28, 2015, 02:47:17 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=887&v=9rKita5onJk

Back in the day I had two CB-900F's. I kind of liked them once I got the Honda Sport kit and an Onterio exhaust on them.


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Re: 1981 Honda Dealer Convention film
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2015, 04:43:10 PM »
This is cut a little short, as they didn't get to the GL1100 Goldwing. I still have my naked '81, and it's one of the finest bikes I've ever owned. Syd :)
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Re: 1981 Honda Dealer Convention film
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2015, 05:21:59 PM »
Syd, yea I was wondering why it ended before it go to the Goldwing?


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Re: 1981 Honda Dealer Convention film
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2015, 07:14:40 PM »
For a long time, the GL was sort of ignored at Honda because they didn't know what it'd become.  When the GL1000 was introduced in 1975-76, it was considered a hi-performance bike but one with a very small market and it wasn't until much later that the touring bike idea began to take shape.

At the time of the 1981 Dealer Convention, I was in Japan working on the manual for the CX500T (Turbo) and also the 2nd generation Civic. 
 
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