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1996 Honda 1100 Shadow ACE VT1100C2 Review: GO FAST MOD'S

Motorcycle: 
Year: 
1996
Color: 
Purple & White
Review Summary: 

I have a 1996 model, it has done over 98,000 klm, I have fitted= Vance & Hines Straight shot pipe's, K & N Filter, 3 size bigger main Jet's, Retuned mixter screw's to suit, This bike will do 200 klm Per hour, 3/4 throttle, i only run 98 octane in it, i also fitted= Progressive spring's to front fork's & lowered the tube's 1inch up through the triple tree's, on back have progressive gas charged shock's, also 1inch lower, This make's the bike sit 1inch lower all round, & handle much better, Also have rider & pillion back rest's, Chrome= Radiator cover, Tank & gaurd edging, Carry rack, Cable cover's. Front & back running bourd's, Screen(Medium), Saddlemen jumbo slant saddle bag's, Softer foam in front & back seat's, Switch for head light so head light not on when you first start bike (Save's the Battery), Front mud flap, Stop's water flicking back up off Tire, Also save's the sump from chipping from stone's. Have done all the work on the bike Myself.

Best Features: 
Sound's great 99db at Idle, 118-120db at full rev's, Handle's really well.
Improvements: 
all the above
Compares to: 
Nothing i have owned before
My Overall Rating: 
5
Power : 
5
Looks: 
5
Handling: 
5
Comfort: 
4
Quality: 
5
Price/Value: 
5
Buy Again?:
Yes
Your Height: 
short
Years Ridden (This Motorcycle): 
16
Miles Ridden (This Motorcycle): 
60,900
Owned: 
currently own
Riding Style: 
around town, with passenger, short trips, long trips
Customized: 
customized
Customizations: 

all the above

2 Comments

Hi Allan
What does the ACE denote?

American Classic Edition, As it's made in America