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I am looking at a new bike for my SO. She is ready to move up from her Virago 250 which she was using to learn on. I like the Aero 750 because it is low enough for her to manage and big enough for me to ride around when I don't want to take the Wing.

Does anyone out there have one? If so, what are your thoughts?
 

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I have a 2001 Shadow Sabre 1100 that is a nice ride. If you think she might be ready to move up that far PM me. I was thinking of putting it on the market as I hardly ride it anyway.
 

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My wife surprised me about a month ago by buying a Areo 750 to ride back and forth to work.
She says she loves it and gets a lot of compliments on it.
I have noticed there are a lot of other members here and in Wing World that have the Areo 750 as a second bike.
Its not really my style I prefer the Wing, but as long as the wifes happy, I'm happy. :D

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An Aero 750 is a nice jump for a lady. Most riders take too large steps.
 

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I won an Aero 750 a couple of weeks ago. Black with brownish red panels and chrome spoked wheels. Looked like a Harley.
A beautiful little bike with a lot of chrome, water cooled and drive shaft.
I sat on it once but never rode it. Seat height at 25 or so inches.
Traded it along with my 04 Wing for an 07 Wing.
Figgured if I kept it, I would only ride it a couple of times before asking for reverse and sterio, etc.
 

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I have a near perfect 1994 Honda 750 Magna, that is a great looking/running and looks almost new, $3500.
just had new tires,sprockets and chain installed. 24,000 miles
but can't tell it has that but a few hundreds

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I bought my Wife an 07 Shadow Aero, her first bike.
She handles it well. (She took the Riders Safety Course, which is a great idea for any rider.)
I had thought of riding it some, back and forth to work. (44 miles one way)
But after riding the Goldwing for so long, and being used to the "Crotch Rocket" type of excelleration and performance, I just couldn't do it.
Its Slow and Sluggish, as I have been told is a trait of V Twins.
But, for her it is great, low to the ground for her short legs....
And I know she will never over throttle it right out from under her...

All in All .. Great Bike, just doesn't fit my riding style... FAST 8)

My second bike would be a CBR 1000 ....
 

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'99 Shadow 1100 Ace tourer

pawpawfrank said:
I have a 2001 Shadow Sabre 1100 that is a nice ride. If you think she might be ready to move up that far PM me. I was thinking of putting it on the market as I hardly ride it anyway.
We have a '99 Shadow ace tourer that i bought about a little over a year ago I ride it to work 5 months of the year,I like it because of the hard bags no more bungy cords a very easy bike to ride and not to high seat hight, Maybe one of Hondas best keeped secerts to bad they quite making them, I had a 600 VTX shadow before that that i rode to work great gas milage a super low seat 24" but the front end seamed very heavy at low speed, only draw backs chain driven and no hard bags
 

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I had one a couple of bikes back. It's a nice cruiser for the money. I rode it from south carolina to wash dc for rolling thunder last year. Rode it on the dragon and the cherahola and many many weekend jaunts with southern cruisers. It's an easy bike to work on. I don't like the spoked wheels (tubes) but I never had trouble with them either. it revs fairly high on the interstate and some people don't like that. They say it's 'buzzy'. My car would be 'buzzy' if I sat in the engine compartment and went down the road at 80 mph. The speedo is off by the standard honda percentage. The areo 750 forum on delphi contains a wealth of information on the bike.

So I say it depends on the type of riding she wants to do. If she intends to stay on mostly day rides under 350 miles or scooting around town it's a great little bike. I would say it's a tremendous amount of bike for the money and gas mileage is 50mpg plus. If she wants a bike to keep up with you on a wing for longer trips I'd say look at something in the 1100 range. I had a sabre. best bike I ever bought stock but I think if I had to buy an 1100 again I'd look at the spirit.

 

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I also have an 1100 Sabre and suggest you go this way if she can handle it. A lot more impressive on the power side. A very good and very reliable bike. :D
 

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Great bike, we have the motor trike 750, which is the Aero. Get approx 45 mpg with the trike kit on it. She has no proplem doing 70 -75 mph on the highway.
 
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