I love my 07 M50, dark purple; they call it blue, but let’s be honest. I am secure with my masculinity. It does not actually look feminine, just purple. I have owned a GD500, CBR F3, and a Ducati 750 Sport.
None of my past bikes can be considered super fast or aggressive, but always commuters. I have wanted a Honda Shadow Spirit for a couple of years now, I love the way they look. The M50 is the Spirit with everything fixed or at least improved.
The M50 has EFI, shaft drive, inverted fork, and enough power for every occasion I will use it for. The M50 is the smoothest bike I have ridden and the most comfortable.
I love the feel of a twin that is big enough, but does not weigh a ton. My Ducati actually had a similar feel, with the stretch of a crotch rocket; I am too old for that now, only 36.