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== Honda CB1100F SuperSport ==
 
 
Based on Honda's highly successful line of [[DOHC]] air cooled engines the CB1100F was the last and arguably most desirable of the series.  Available in the United States for only one year, 1983, the CB1100F's came in two stunning colors colors Candy Pearl Kapiolani Blue and Candy Pearl Maui Red.
 
 
 
 
 
== 1983 Honda CB1100F Supersport ==
 
== 1983 Honda CB1100F Supersport ==
 
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Image:1983-Honda-CB1100F-Blue152-4.jpg|1983 Honda CB1100F in Candy Pearl Capiolani Blue
 
Image:1983-Honda-CB1100F-Blue152-4.jpg|1983 Honda CB1100F in Candy Pearl Capiolani Blue
 
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The Honda CB1100F Super sport is a [[Motorcycle]] offered in the USA only in 1983.  This rare jewel is argued by many to be the best [[Motorcycle]] ever built.   
 
The Honda CB1100F Super sport is a [[Motorcycle]] offered in the USA only in 1983.  This rare jewel is argued by many to be the best [[Motorcycle]] ever built.   
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In 1979 Honda produced a Double Over Head Cam ([[DOHC]]) 750cc engine that rocked the [[Motorcycle]] industry with its double cams and solid power-band the 750cc engine produced 72BHP @ 9000RPM, this engine was used in [[Honda_CB750F|CB750F]] from 79-82 in the USA.  In 1980 Honda released the [[Honda CB900F|CB900F]] using a race bred 901cc [[DOHC]] engine it was a step above the CB750 with its longer stroke and hotter cams squeezed out 84BHP @ 8500RPM.  The only years the CB900F was offered in the USA where 1980-1982.  
 
In 1979 Honda produced a Double Over Head Cam ([[DOHC]]) 750cc engine that rocked the [[Motorcycle]] industry with its double cams and solid power-band the 750cc engine produced 72BHP @ 9000RPM, this engine was used in [[Honda_CB750F|CB750F]] from 79-82 in the USA.  In 1980 Honda released the [[Honda CB900F|CB900F]] using a race bred 901cc [[DOHC]] engine it was a step above the CB750 with its longer stroke and hotter cams squeezed out 84BHP @ 8500RPM.  The only years the CB900F was offered in the USA where 1980-1982.  
  
In 1983 Honda gave the United States a chance to own the CB1100F!  This bike was leagues beyond its 2 ancestors.  Using hotter cams, larger pistons, and a redesigned combustion chamber the CB1100F produced 108BHP @ 8500RPMHonda also increased the rake and put on a cool 1/4 [[fairing]] for wind deflection.  The dash featured a 150MPH speedometer and 2 piece handlebars.  The wheels are new also they where cast 1 piece instead of the standard com-star or spoke design.  In 1983 only 2 colors offered on the CB1100F in the USA where Red and Blue. A rare Sliver body kit was available but had to be ordered from a Honda dealer. It included both fenders and a gas tank, in a sliver/white paint scheme with a red accent stripe.
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In 1983 Honda gave the United States a chance to own the CB1100F!  This bike was leagues beyond its 2 ancestors.  Using hotter cams, larger pistons, and a redesigned combustion chamber the CB1100F produced 108BHP @ 8500RPM (International model produced 115 HP). Honda also increased the rake and put on a cool 1/4 [[fairing]] for wind deflection.  The dash featured a 150MPH speedometer and 2 piece handlebars.  The wheels are new also they where cast 1 piece instead of the standard com-star or spoke design.  In 1983 only 2 colors offered on the CB1100F in the USA where Red and Blue. A rare Sliver body kit was available but had to be ordered from a Honda dealer. It included both fenders and a gas tank, in a sliver/white paint scheme with a red accent stripe.
  
 
* Available color schemes:
 
* Available color schemes:
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* Fuel capacity: 20 liters(5.3 gal)
 
* Fuel capacity: 20 liters(5.3 gal)
 
* The serial number began JH2SC110*DM000020.
 
* The serial number began JH2SC110*DM000020.
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* Non-US bikes featured gold anodized comstar wheels.
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* U.S. bikes came with tubular handlebars where International versions came with 2 piece bolt on bars
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* International models came with single walled black exhaust pipes (as bluing wasn't a problem with black pipes)
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* Honda offered color matched fairings as an optional accessory.
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 01:06, 27 October 2006

1983 Honda CB1100F Supersport

The Honda CB1100F Super sport is a Motorcycle offered in the USA only in 1983. This rare jewel is argued by many to be the best Motorcycle ever built.

In 1979 Honda produced a Double Over Head Cam (DOHC) 750cc engine that rocked the Motorcycle industry with its double cams and solid power-band the 750cc engine produced 72BHP @ 9000RPM, this engine was used in CB750F from 79-82 in the USA. In 1980 Honda released the CB900F using a race bred 901cc DOHC engine it was a step above the CB750 with its longer stroke and hotter cams squeezed out 84BHP @ 8500RPM. The only years the CB900F was offered in the USA where 1980-1982.

In 1983 Honda gave the United States a chance to own the CB1100F! This bike was leagues beyond its 2 ancestors. Using hotter cams, larger pistons, and a redesigned combustion chamber the CB1100F produced 108BHP @ 8500RPM (International model produced 115 HP). Honda also increased the rake and put on a cool 1/4 fairing for wind deflection. The dash featured a 150MPH speedometer and 2 piece handlebars. The wheels are new also they where cast 1 piece instead of the standard com-star or spoke design. In 1983 only 2 colors offered on the CB1100F in the USA where Red and Blue. A rare Sliver body kit was available but had to be ordered from a Honda dealer. It included both fenders and a gas tank, in a sliver/white paint scheme with a red accent stripe.

  • Available color schemes:
    • Candy Pearl Maui Red with Pearl Shell White
    • Candy Pearl Capiolani Blue with Pearl Shell White
  • On the red bike, the panels were white while the striping was black
  • On the blue bike, the panels were white while the striping was red.
  • The 4-into-2 exhaust system was black chrome.
  • The headlight was rectangular with a fork mounted sport fairing. (Non US had a 7" round headlight with no fairing)
  • Engine: Race bred, 1062cc DOHC, 4-valve, inline four-cylinder
  • Transmission: 5-speed transmission
  • Drive: chain
  • Rear suspension: Adjustable damping rear shocks with aluminum reservoirs
  • Front suspension: Air-adjustable, 39mm front forks with integrated fork brace and TRAC™ anti-dive control system
  • Oil cooler: Large capacity
  • Brakes: Triple disc brakes with twin piston calipers
  • Wheelbase: 1519mm (59.8 in.)
  • Seat height: 820mm (32.3 in.)
  • Fuel capacity: 20 liters(5.3 gal)
  • The serial number began JH2SC110*DM000020.
  • Non-US bikes featured gold anodized comstar wheels.
  • U.S. bikes came with tubular handlebars where International versions came with 2 piece bolt on bars
  • International models came with single walled black exhaust pipes (as bluing wasn't a problem with black pipes)
  • Honda offered color matched fairings as an optional accessory.

See Also