Until I bought it, I had never ridden a bike in my life. We ran the fork at atmospheric pressure and the shocks at their softest setting for solo work. I own an 85 Nighthawk 750s. Years ago, the original's assembled ComStar wheels became the cast pieces we see today, as much for cosmetic as functional reasons. I hope you will have some nice time with your bike! Good seat, no rips or tears.
My 8 year old daughter already wants to borrow it, and says she would like to have it when she is old enough to get her license. I bought it in January 2007 from someone who loved Nighthawks as much as I do, which is evident by its condition. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to. I purchased this bike from an old high school friend. The bikes are: Nighthawk 750 1991. Many people have wanted to buy it from me over the years as it is a pristine example with 6000 miles, always garaged, and ready to go.
Added a windscreen lip to further divert the wind. Can't wait to take it on a long multi day trip around the western states. After doing some research I found this was a fairly common problem with these bikes. Some surface rust here and there. Here is a picture of my 1984 Honda Nighthawk 750S Canadian spec. Please inspect in person if you have any condition questions that can't be seen from pictures. I got it running after an ignition problem and put it away in my storage shed for twenty years.
Ask questions Join the group or the general group. Though that's tough to swallow. I've had to replace all 4 turn signal rubber mounts and the master and slave cylinder on the clutch actuator. We both had a good laugh at how fast the 650 is, even by today's standards. This shows some of the many of the amazing upgrades and replacements I've managed to outfit her with, since I began this journey around May of 2016 , which include but are not limited to: Targa Tsunami front fairing , Targa Air Dam a.
Many thanks for hosting such a cool place for those of us that are attached to our beloved Nighthawks. Bought it right away, and it's in my buddy's shop getting fork seals, oil change, left brake line and clutch lever washer. I couldn't have asked for a smoother bike for me to get. A couple years ago one of my buddy's daughters bought her first sportbike and he decided to get himself a bike as well. . So far it hasn't given me any trouble, about all I've had to do is change the tires and put a new chain on it. Before you buy this bike, you should view the list of Compare technical specs.
I've got heated grips on the bike, a plug for a Widder heated vest, and two different windscreens, a National Cycle fly screen and a Plexifaring 3, either of which is on or off in minutes. Cleaned carbs and found interesting adjustable needles. In the event of a claim, the guaranteed value s on your policy declarations page is the amount your vehicle s is covered for, even if the value displayed here is different. The bike is in good condition for almost 30 years old. Full payment do within 7 days of auction end. Being that this is my first bike I wanted the Nighthawk as I knew it was a do everything well bike. Since I was done paying off the Shadow, and knowing the dealership wasn't doing much business due to the recession, I made what I thought was a ridiculously low offer and they accepted it! Well, add this to your site if it meets your standards.
It's comfortable to ride, handles well, and runs like a champ. I scrubbed a lot of surface rust off with some steel wool, replaced the shift lever and speedometer cable. Other than that, it was oil changes and shaft oil changes only. The first thing I did was order a proper seat cover, the rug was not only uncomfortable but was not a good idea to have in the rainy climate of the northwest, and get front brakes and calipers. Although the bike is in pretty good shape, I was able to buy it at a pretty good price because it has all of the typical symptoms of age described on your site and elsewhere. I once owned an 83 Nighthawk 550 in Candy Apple Red, just like yours, but sold it to go to school. I personally like them untouched and original like this.
The owner let me take her up and down the street. The bike was in New Hampshire, and I live in Oregon, so in June of that year, I went east and rode it home. If your looking for a trailer queen, you should restore it or buy on restored. A well-enjoyed 1992 750 in various shades and textures of black. Splitting lanes and zipping to the front of the line at red lights was the only way to make time in Silicon Valley rush hour. I will probably put on some braided brake lines as well to firm up the brake response a bit. The bike had a small Slipstreamer windscreen when I got it, which I liked using on long trips.
The Nighthawk is a timeless classic and I'm thrilled to finally own one! I have restored several bikes over the years and was looking for a project for this winter when I came across this neglected example. The bike had 13,350 original miles when I got it. I have not turned it on in a little while but it has never been dropped. She just gave it to me. I rented a U-Haul trailer and bought the bike based on a picture and talking with the owner. Located 15 mins from the Philadelphia Airport. One Blue and one Red I never could quite stomach the red white and blue.