Jan. 2023 Bike of the Month

Started by FromMaine, January 04, 2023, 11:00:23 AM

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This months winner comes from the archives.

The owner hasn't been around in a while, but was quite active when he was.

Though a bit grainy, the pic shows a happy owner next to a pristine 85 V65 Sabre with a Corbin Gunfighter seat.

In a leap of faith he shipped it from FL to the UK where he lived. Why a leap? The Sabre was never sold outside the US.

To prove he really drank the Koolaid, he shipped an 83 V65 Magna over to boot.

Congratulations Duncan, your 85 VF1100S is Dec's BOTM.

Midcoast, Maine 

90 VFR, 00 Triumph Trophy 1200


Nice Sabre, wonder if he still has them?
1983 V-65 Magna 3.40
West Tennessee


Blue striped 85.  Love them Sabres.

Great pick!

I love all motorcycles.  Especially if they're a Honda.


I hope he's still riding this beauty.

Nice pick Michael, sabres don't get the love they deserve.
83 - VF1100C
84 - VF1100C "The Bast@rd Magna"
2.75 - 84 VF1100S


Nice!  I loved my Sabre.  I spent years finding a Hondaline full fairing for it too!  I was really happy :)


Sharp looking bike love the
Seat... :beer:
1977 Honda 400-4, 1983 V65 Magna and 1987 Yamaha Venture Royale.....Oswego, N.Y.


V4's are fun!


Excellent choice  :thumb My first V4 was an 82 VF750S. I road the wear bolts off the foot pegs (I was young and immortal back then). After that it was V4s for me. Thank you for this thread Michael.
VFR400 BMW R1250RS
Albany,NY Gone:VF500,VF750Fs VF1000Fs,R VFR 800 CBR250 GL1800 FXDWG,15 Ducati


The Sabre was sure to turn most heads, very nice job and cool sound from that engine.
Honda VF45 Super Magna 1988