Well, I couldn’t let this one go without a mention!

I was at Tesco in Lincoln picking up a few things, as you do, when I heard this uproarious sound behind me. I turned round, expecting to see a large Harley with V&H slash cuts, but instead was greeted by this absolute beauty of a bike… a Honda VT1300CX Fury.

Honda Fury
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This was the first iconic production chopper from the manufacturer, and in a complete break with tradition, the Fury was the first chopper to have an anti-lock braking system.

Not realising at first glance that it was a Honda, I presumed someone had been working extremely hard assembling a fab custom chop, so little wonder then that the Fury’s styling has been likened to custom-made choppers from Paul Teutul Sr. or Arlen Ness.

Honda Fury
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The  engine is a 1,312cc (80.1cu in) SOHC, three valves per cylinder, liquid-cooled 52° V-twin, weighs in at 663lb (3012kg wet), and has a fuel capacity of 40mpg. Power delivery stands at 57.3hp (42.7kW) @ 4,300rpm at the rear wheel.

Honda Fury
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The Fury was launched 12 years ago, and clearly broke new ground as it looked unlike anything the company had produced before. Versions from 2019 and 2020 were only available in one colour – Pearl Hawkeye Blue, which blends seamlessly with bright chrome that shoots out from the bike’s sides.

Honda Fury
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The owner told me that most Furys sold in the States, and are a very rare commodity in the UK. Whilst it’s no hard-core chopper, it’s still a great looking motorcycle, don’t you agree!

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