Cornering clearance is respectable for a boulevard bike, however, and the floorboards don't drag excessively.The richly chromed 2-into-1 exhaust system hasn't changed much from its last incarnation either, and its deep-throated crackle carries the authority of a much bigger bike.The stubbornly cold-blooded motor was a jerky nuisance most mornings, and we still wish the fuel tank held a bit more liquid than just 4.2 gallons.In Honda's defense, we should mention we received our test unit with less than 150 miles on the odometer -- well before optimum break-in had occurred.As with any well-designed vehicle, the only changes apparent in this retro-cruiser are subtle.
The low-slung look and stylish fishtail tip of the muffler is one of the Aero's most universally praised features.
This is the view from the ISS directly down to earth.
This map shows the ground track of the International Space Station´s next orbit. The blue sections of the ISS' track indicate when the space station is in the earth's shadow.
The impossibly long wheelbase is amplified by a fishtail muffler the size of a telephone pole.
The Aero remains a distinguished performer in the 1100 class, too -- it always was the spunkiest member of the Shadow family, thanks to shorter gearing and extra horsepower from the exhaust system.