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2010 Honda Sabre, Stateline, Interstate First Ride Photo Gallery

Honda introduces its VT1300 Cruiser Series, the pro-street minded 2010 Sabre, the more traditionally styled, big-fendered 2010 Stateline, the the touring-ready 2010 Interstate in its most varied and ambitious lineup of big V-Twins to date.

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The 2010 VT1300 Series is Honda's most ambitious release of V-Twin cruisers to date.
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The 2010 Honda Sabre features a big 21-inch front hoop like the Fury and has fenders that are more chopped than the other two models.
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A motley crew of motojournalists take a break at a scenic overlook just above Borrego Springs.
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Honda's Sabre is sportier than the other two VT1300 models with more pro-street than classsic styling.
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The 1312cc powerplant of Honda's new mid-sized cruiser trio will easily motor riders over any hill.
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The Honda Interstate allows a fairly generous amount of lean angle before riders start scraping floorboards.
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One of the easiest ways to tell the Sabre from the Stateline and Interstate is by its smaller fenders. The name on the rear fender is a dead giveaway too!
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The yellow fields of blooming wildflowers on the backside of Palomar Mountain provided a scenic backdrop to our first ride on Honda's new VT1300 motorcycles.
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Honda has 48 accessories ready for buyers to customize their ride with including this sharp-looking leather studded tank belt.
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This Sabre looked extra sharp decked out with some of the accessories Honda has ready for the new VT1300 cruisers.
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The bags on the 2010 Interstate have a combined 22-liters of volume and a hidden latch system.
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A single 336mm disc with a twin-piston caliper is charged with the stopping duties up front.
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The tank-mounted console includes a speedo, odometer, dual trip meters, turn signal indicator lights, a neutral indicator, high beam, and lights for oil pressure and coolant temp.
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The dual exhausts on the VT1300 cruisers puts out a good growl.
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Power to the trio of cruisers is provided by a 1312cc liquid-cooled 52-degree V-Twin with a SOHC and single-pin crankshaft.
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The Sabre sports a 90mm thin and 21-inch tall front hoop which helps distinguish itself from the other two.
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Pictures like this make me want to ride!
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A stream of Honda VT1300 cruisers rumble down CA-79 on the way back to Temecula on a fine spring day.
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The 2010 Stateline features valanced fenders, wide retro-styled pullback handlebars and a blacked-out engine.
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The bars on the Sabre are lower and in tighter in comparison to the bars on the Interstate and Stateline.
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The 2010 Stateline looks sharp with its Dark Candy Red paint and lists for $11,699.
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The Stateline sports a more traditional look than the Sabre with its long, valanced fenders.
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The Honda VT1300 tourer is appropriately called the Interstate.