3rd Jan 2009, 18:43
I have had my CB900 Hornet for 4 years. I have had other sports bikes before this, but she would be the best bike I have had. I changed the handle bars, mirrors and fitted braided brake lines. She corners, she's fast enough and comfortable. My mates cannot keep up.
It's very easy to maintain, no mechanical problems of course, it is a Honda.
4th Feb 2009, 16:00
Have owned my Hornet for right at a year and have not had any issue except tire replacement. I had not owned a bike for 20 years and the last was a 1981 GS 1100. So, of course this baby is a dream in comparison. Being 45 years old, my family and friends think I have gone off the deep end. They don't realize the freedom I now feel every time I crank her up!
15th Feb 2009, 17:20
I’m looking at getting one the next few weeks, took one for a test ride and was very impressed, even if it is a bigger bike than I had planned on getting.
I’m in total agreement with the post 4th Feb 2009, 16:00, I’m 44 and people look at me like I’m mad for getting back on a bike. They don’t know what they are missing.
Lookout highway here I come.
29th Sep 2010, 07:05
Totally agree.. I took a 2007 model for a test ride today, and I hope to pick it up in a couple of days. I was an avid Suzi rider, but this model made me think twice - even though it doesn't have a fairing, getting some wind in my face is all the same. I'll just look like noddy at 200+ LOL.
I was amazed at the power throughout the revs, and it certainly is a cool upgrade from my GSXR750f model. My wife isn't too happy as she knows I can't help but hit the throttle stopper, and I'll definitely try the Pirelli tyres as there is nothing like dragging the pegs.
Finally, from the reviews I've read, I'm looking forward to riding this mad girl home. If you're thinking of this model to buy, go ride one and judge for yourself. Stay up-right guys and girls!!