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2007 Honda Shadow Spirit 750 Photo Gallery

Photos of the 2007 Honda Shadow Spirit 750. 2007 Honda Shadow Spirit 750 1st Ride.

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When it came to aftermarket accessories for the Spirit, Honda was candid about how they have lagged behind their competitors, the unnamed giant of the Big Four who have nailed that aspect being Yamaha's Star brand.
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The Spirit's remarkable perch is lower than the 27-inch seat on the puny feeling Yamaha Virago 250 we tested in our Newbie Bike Comparo and is even lower than the seat on Honda's own entry-level 250cc cruiser the 26.6-inch high Rebel!
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So far the '07 Spirit sports 41 accessories available, with the piece de resistance being a new digital audio system. The Spirit also has the usual touring-oriented amenities available like a windshield and saddlebags.
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Perhaps the most amazing aspect of the Spirit's seat is that it rests just 25.7 inches off the ground, which ensures that almost everyone will be able to touch down with both feet.
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Fve-position adjustable dual rear shocks offer up 3.5 inches of wheel travel.
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Displacing 745cc via its 79mm bore and 76mm stroke, the 52-degree Twin motoring the Shadow Spirit is the mid-sized option between its Shadow siblings, the 1099cc Sabre and 583cc VLX.
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The Shadow Spirit 750 sports a traditional instrument console.
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Honda is doing its best to catch up with Yamaha in the accessories department.
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The back fender on the new Spirit was restyled, with the tailight and turnsignals incorporated underneath.
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The Shadow Spirit's "bullet-sytle" cans emit a sweet-sounding note.
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The greatest mechanical modification to the 2007 Shadow Spirit 750 is the return to a shaftdrive, which adorned the original 750cc Shadow back in 1983.
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Touring amenities like leather saddlebags and sissy bar are available.
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Touring amenities like leather saddlebags are available.
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The Shadow Spirit 750 sports a traditional instrument console.
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The 296mm front disc with twin-piston caliper might not be the most powerful configuration but when teamed with the 180mm rear drum, it delivered sufficient stopping power on the Spirit.
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For 2007, the 750cc Shadow Spirit returns to its shaft-driven roots and gets a styling facelift.
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Even though the Spirit's seat rests just 25.7 inches off the ground, it doesn't feel like a small machine and the rider ergos are comfortable.
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At the conclusion of our test ride we were wishing there were some more miles of asphalt to motor on down.
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The Shadow Spirit's "bullet-style" exhaust emits a pleasing note, which should be more than satisfactory for the majority of future owners.
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The Spirit is powered by a 750cc liquid-cooled V-Twin, with its discreet aluminum radiator tucked away between the front frame rails.
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The optional windscreen for the Shadow Spirit 750 offers protection from the elements and also reduces sound in the cockpit.
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The Shadow Spirit's "bullet-style" exhaust emits a pleasing note, which should be more than satisfactory for the majority of future owners.
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The Shadow Spirit's "bullet-style" exhaust emits a pleasing note, which should be more than satisfactory for the majority of future owners.
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The Spirit's front wheel never felt skittish at regular cruising speeds, and overall the bike delivered confidence-inspiring stability through corners.
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The easy-to-ride nature of the practical Spirit make it an ideal match for new riders or for those returning after an extended hiatus.