MotoHouston.com MotoHouston.com
Register Members List Member Map Media Calendar Garage Forum Home Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MotoHouston.com > News & Media > Motorcycle News & Media > Industry News
Forgot info?

Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!

Register Today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.


FREE MH Decals by MAIL!

Advertisement

Reply
Share This Thread: 
Subscribe to this Thread Thread Tools
Old 01-14-2016, 06:40 PM   #1
NewsBot
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 130,416












What is a Standard Motorcycle?

What defines a Standard Motorcycle? It’s a term that is being used more and more, but most people still don’t fully understand. A “Standard” bike is somewhat of an evolution and a hybrid of Universal Japanese Motorcycles, classic British bikes, and modern technology.

bike callout 2?itokEEkC4iSy Photo courtesy of Triumph Motorcycles



2016 Triumph Street Twin is a perfect example of a Standard.




Standards tend to have a comfortable, upright seating position with low to mid-range bars and mid foot controls. They are typically equipped with a longer, flatter two-up seat and tend to have a single headlight with no fairing. Think Honda’s CB1100, the new Triumph Bonnevilles, or the BMW R nineT. If it’s a retro-styled motorcycle produced today, chances are it’s a Standard.

2013 honda cb1100?itok4PWSmTiW Photo courtesy of Honda



The 2015 Honda CB1100 is another excellent example of a standard motorcycle, which is in this case also a Universal Japanese Motorcycle, or UJM.




Because standard motorcycles tend to have mid-ranged engine sizes, approachable price tags, and are comfortable riding in a variety of different conditions, they make great bikes for beginners. If you’re thinking of getting a motorcycle and are somewhere between a cruiser and a sport bike, the standard motorcycle is all you.

To see more standards, check out our bikes page here!





More...
NewsBot is offline   Reply With Quote
Similar Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Synthetic vs standard ? ? ? Spectre5922 General Discussion (Moto Related) 26 03-04-2009 06:23 PM
Spool or standard rearstand? less_than_coop General Discussion (Moto Related) 16 05-30-2008 01:43 PM
GP shift vs standard level5 Taking it to the Track 69 12-16-2007 01:11 AM
standard chain jus10 General Discussion (Moto Related) 9 02-21-2007 04:31 PM
Reply


Thread Tools

Advertisement


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:08 AM.


MotoHouston.com is not responsible for the content posted by users.
Privacy Policy