2012 Honda MotorcycleFor years you have met the nicest people on a Honda, and now Honda has brought friendliness to a new market.
The Fury ABS takes an extreme form of motorcycle design and makes it accessible to those who may have desired a chopper, but weren’t willing to tolerate the compromises that come with a true custom machine.Powered by the well-tested VT1300-family motor and sporting a conservative 32 degrees of rake, the Fury ABS retains rideability while delivering a styling exercise that captures the imagination of people who cannot believe it’s a Honda.2012 Honda Fury ABS Quick Stats:
ENGINE TYPE: SOHC V-twin
BORE x STROKE: 89.5mm x 104.3mm
WHEELBASE: 71.1 inches
RAKE: 32 degrees
SEAT HEIGHT: 26.9 inches
CURB WEIGHT: 681 pounds
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Hello everyone and welcome once again to Motos and Friends, the weekly podcast brought to you by Ultimate Motorcycling. My name is Arthur Coldwells.
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In this week’s first segment, Senior Editor Nic de Sena goes to the Yamaha MT-10 launch. I have to say, the R1-derived MT-10 is one of my all time favorite street bikes. It’s the perfect balance of instant, usable power, crammed into an agile yet stable chassis. All that is built into an incredibly easy-to-ride package. And I’m not even going to mention it’s ability to wheelie… The latest MT-10 has had some upgrades, so I’m very curious to hear what Nic thinks.
For our second segment this week I chat with Paul Jayson—aka The Motorcycle Broker. Paul has been restoring, collecting, and selling investment grade motorcycles and cars for several decades, and his knowledge and passion for the art of motorcycling seems pretty much unrivaled.
Paul’s quest for total authenticity and insistence on a breathtaking level of detail is incredible. Actually, one of his restorations—a classic MV Agusta—won recently at Salon Privé.
Paul’s take on how the motorcycle market developed globally, and where it’s going, I found fascinating. You can visit Paul’s website at TheMotorcycleBroker.co.uk.
From all of here at Ultimate Motorcycling, we hope you enjoy this episode!