How many older guys ride VFR?

Discussion in 'General VFR Discussions' started by rexbaum, Nov 22, 2009.

  1. James Bond

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    Me thinks not many "young people" ride VFR's because they are basically a dead bike in the USA at least. Those rolling around are slowly dying. Why would a young person take an interest in an obsolete bike other than new ones are cheap?
     
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    You have a point there, but starting driver s without a lot of money might want a sheep old vfr.

    But on the other hand.....old fireblafes are sheep also. The same with old cbr600.

    In Holland the VFR is stille a wanted bij because it is allround.

    Nice to drive to work, Nice for fast cornering
     
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    I don't have the impression the VFR800F is what could be called a "dead" bike ? Why otherwise would Honda have invested in making the 2016 model Euro4 compliant ? Rather note that they phased out the VFR1200, and not the VFR800 !

    Taking into account the R&D investments coming with that Euro4 compliance, to me it means Honda is avoiding to make the VFR800 obsolete : it's Honda's ONLY sports-touring machine for the moment (on the European market) !
     
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    Look where you live and look where I live. 2015 was the last year the "Interceptor" was offered for sale in then U. S. Honda has no known plans for it here.
     
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    im 31 and im bummed the vfr isnt more popular here in the US. such a cool bike.

    i have a 2014 i bought new earlier this year and kinda want another one. theres a lot of 5th and 6th gens that come up cheap on the used market.
     
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    Some call it the Multiple Bike Syndrome. I prefer to call it the Multiple Bike Passion.

    At 65 , do you all think I may be afflicted. The VF and VFR representatives in the stable.

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    I've just turned 69. Thought I was the oldest. Nope , up there but not the senior by far.
     
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    I joined the Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group 3 years ago. The word "VINTAGE" should apply to its members.
     
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    Hello, I am 59 years young! I ride my vfr since 2003.
     
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    Just turned 75 late last month, only time I feel really good is when I am challenging my self on the twisty back roads, rest of the time just putting up aging. Never ride the freeways out here, scary,
     
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