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Share a post here any time you see another CTX1300 on the road, not about just your own bike nor that you haven't seen any other. (just trying to keep this thread uncluttered).
Please provide the date and approximate time (maybe), what road or highway, in or near what city/state, what direction the CTX1300 was travelling.
Be sure to provide color and model (Deluxe or Standard) if you can, any accessories noticed on the bike, maybe what the rider was wearing (?). What ever you can remember about the sighting. Eventually even the year if you can determine that :rolleyes: (although beyond this year it may be impossible to know that just by looking at it riding past, depending on any differences Honda makes, or not, from one model year to the next).

If the rider is a member here maybe he/she will post up and let us know it was them! :smiley-happy0034:


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I'm very sad to say I actually saw another black CTX1300 on a dealer's used bike lot on Saturday. No idea what had befallen it or its owner, but I can only guess it wasn't a happy story. It had a second set of mirrors installed on the clutch and brake reservoirs, which the owner must have thought it needed because the bars were up so high that they completely blocked any view of the stock mirrors. The added mirrors had chrome spikes on the backside, and similar spikes had been applied to the bags along the line between the painted surface and the matte black part. Various body parts were also adorned with Jesus stickers. Interesting look, to be sure.
 

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I was hoping this would be a thread of any of you to report seeing OTHER CTX1300 bikes being ridden down the road, or while you are out and about obvious that there is an owner nearby, etc.
But that is sad about this one (which is fine to report about here but still sad). Maybe the rider was used to ape hanger bars and was sold on the cruiser aspect of this bike and wanted to make it more like his old cruiser.

Maybe we need to get to word out more about this forum for potential and current owners to go to who haven't already.
 

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OK -- I saw gadgetman's blue/gray CTX! (Although he wasn't riding down the road on it at the time, either.) :tongue:

I agree with the intent of the thread -- but the bike's only been out a few months, so I think this is the closest most of us are going to get to spotting them I'm the wild for awhile. :)
 

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I'm very sad to say I actually saw another black CTX1300 on a dealer's used bike lot on Saturday. No idea what had befallen it or its owner, but I can only guess it wasn't a happy story. It had a second set of mirrors installed on the clutch and brake reservoirs, which the owner must have thought it needed because the bars were up so high that they completely blocked any view of the stock mirrors. The added mirrors had chrome spikes on the backside, and similar spikes had been applied to the bags along the line between the painted surface and the matte black part. Various body parts were also adorned with Jesus stickers. Interesting look, to be sure.
Wow, that's truly sad. I'd consider that bike defaced, frankly. I just cannot understand why someone would purchase a bike like the CTX with its beautiful sleek look and then add such tasteless "decorations" to it. I work so hard to choose upgrades that will be subtle and not detract from the looks of the bike, and something like this turns my stomach.

I worry that the bike in that dealer's lot will never get sold as is, but perhaps those add-ons will not be too difficult to remove and the bike can be restored to its proper look. I suggest a big bottle of Goo-Gone, especially for the stickers. :) If the dealer has any sense and wants to get a decent price for the bike, he should have someone work on that right away, before the season is over.
 

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I'm planning to ride through Lenoir City Sunday around lunch time on my way from Oak Ridge to Tellico Plains. Then I'll be returning later in the day.

So maybe WimpyHonda or I will be able to post a sighting. :)
 

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I'm going to work instead of going to Tennessee this morning. No chance I'll see another CTX on the road today.
 

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Only mine so far......

Well I haven't come across any one else with the CTX 1300 yet, but mine is getting plenty of attention at the coffee shop where many riders stop, chat and socialize near me......Lots of compliments on the bike!!!

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Please try to keep this thread to posting about actually sighting OTHER CTX1300s on the road. I know there won't be many, if any, at first. It may take a month or two, or longer to really start posting entries here that pertain to the subject line. Maybe I started this thread too soon but wanted to have a place to put this information.
I do think it's great that we all are being seen/noticed wherever we ride. This thread is for posting when you see someone else who may or may not be a member here.
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Geez Bob! Talk about not seeing other machines like the one you're riding,I have yet to see another Tbird on the road and I've had mine now for over four years and 74,000 miles.They must be top secret or somethin just like the CTX seems to be.lol Dave!!!
 

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Spotted a black CTX1300 yesterday while riding as a passenger in a car to lunch. Was in Ooltewah, TN. I wanted to tell the driver to catch up to him so I could tell him to join the CTX forum!


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Okay... I live in Orleans, Indiana, here about a month ago I was leaving work on a Saturday heading home and I pulled out onto the highway and caught up with a guy riding a Candy Red CTX just like mine except he had the tall windshield and the rear cargo box on his rack. I was in Salem, IN yesterday doing some running around and I met a Blue CTX, so I've seen two here close to me in the last month. So I think they're starting to pop up here in my neck of the woods anyway. :D
 

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Here's a twist...

I was loading the saddlebags in the parking lot at the beach and a guy with his family pulled up along side of me (in an SUV), rolled down his window and called out,
"Hey! Is that the new Honda?!"

I told him yes and he bounded out of his car and had to come over to tell me that he's heard all about this new CTX1300 and how GREAT it was... he just hadn't seen one in real life yet. He was very impressed and went on to tell me it's the best bike Honda's ever built.
 

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That's cool! :smiley-happy0034: He's probably trying to get permission from the boss to get him one now. :D

Here's a twist...

I was loading the saddlebags in the parking lot at the beach and a guy with his family pulled up along side of me (in an SUV), rolled down his window and called out,
"Hey! Is that the new Honda?!"

I told him yes and he bounded out of his car and had to come over to tell me that he's heard all about this new CTX1300 and how GREAT it was... he just hadn't seen one in real life yet. He was very impressed and went on to tell me it's the best bike Honda's ever built.
 

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And what is the other member hanging his helmet from? Just strapped up through the luggage rack or did she/he mount a helmet lock somewhere?
 
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