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The 2024 Honda Shadow Phantom hits the V-twin cruiser market with refreshed looks, an updated rear brake, and a new ABS version.
The 2024 Honda Shadow Phantom hits the V-twin cruiser market with refreshed looks, an updated rear brake, and a new ABS version. (Honda/)

American Honda’s rolling out 2024 new motorcycle models. This time it’s the 2024 Honda Shadow Phantom. From fender to fender, this beginner-friendly Japanese cruiser features a number of styling updates to help it stand out on the boulevard.

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Dealers will have Honda’s updated bobber, the Shadow Phantom, in stock June 2023.
Dealers will have Honda’s updated bobber, the Shadow Phantom, in stock June 2023. (Honda/)

Both front and rear fenders have been reshaped for a more “minimalist” bobber look. Up front, the single round headlight is surrounded by a revised headlight cover. Honda has also upgraded both front and rear turn signals to LEDs.

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The two-tone tank gives the Shadow Phantom a custom look.
The two-tone tank gives the Shadow Phantom a custom look. (Honda/)

The 41mm telescopic fork previously featured all-black fork tubes and covers, and now the front suspension is dressed up with fork gaiters and matte-finished shrouds.

Then there’s a new handlebar and clamps. These are said to enhance style and comfort, and from the looks of it, it appears the handlebar is slightly less swept-back than the previous model.

Atop the two-tone 3.9-gallon fuel tank is an updated display.

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The Honda Shadow Phantom is blacked out from the cylinder head covers to the exhausts.
The Honda Shadow Phantom is blacked out from the cylinder head covers to the exhausts. (Honda/)

The fuel-injected 745cc liquid-cooled engine features machine-cut fins, giving a little more depth and contrast to the blacked-out V-twin. The air cleaner cover is also reshaped.

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Riders who plan on going solo won’t have any qualms with this next update. Honda has swapped out the long one-piece seat for a new single seat and got rid of the passenger pegs. A new passenger seat and pegs are now available as accessories for those who plan on traveling two-up.

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It takes two to two-up. A passenger seat and footpegs are available from Honda for those who want to bring a significant other or friend along for a ride on the new Shadow Phantom.
It takes two to two-up. A passenger seat and footpegs are available from Honda for those who want to bring a significant other or friend along for a ride on the new Shadow Phantom. (Honda/)

Another significant update is the introduction of an ABS-equipped Phantom for 2024. Both the ABS and non-ABS versions receive a new 276mm single rear disc brake. Previous Phantoms were equipped with a 180mm rear drum.

Honda pairs the 296mm front disc with a 276mm rear disc, which replaces the 180mm rear drum of last year’s Shadow Phantom.
Honda pairs the 296mm front disc with a 276mm rear disc, which replaces the 180mm rear drum of last year’s Shadow Phantom. (Honda/)

The non-ABS model rings in at $8,399, add $300 for the ABS version. Only the ABS-equipped model will be available in California.

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By: Serena McKnight
Title: 2024 Honda Shadow Phantom First Look Preview
Sourced From: www.motorcyclistonline.com/news/honda-shadow-phantom-first-look-preview-2024/
Published Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2023 10:00:01 +0000

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MansBrand Unveils New Automotive Racing Section to Enhance Platform for Motor Enthusiasts

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MansBrand has announced they’re expanding their platform to include a dedicated section on automotive racing. This new area complements their existing content in men’s fashion, health, outdoor adventures, and grooming. The expanded platform aims to offer more comprehensive information and resources for automotive enthusiasts alongside its current categories.

MansBrand is known for offering a wide range of services and products for men. They provide fashion advice and trends to help men stay stylish, health news that covers physical and mental well-being, guidance for outdoor activities, and information on motor vehicles. The new automotive racing section will feature various aspects of the sport, including expert advice, product reviews, and the latest racing news.

This automotive racing section will give readers detailed comparisons and reviews of cars, motorcycles, and other vehicles. It will also include maintenance tips, safety advice, and recommendations on essential motor-related products and accessories. Readers can access comprehensive guides on the gear and equipment needed for both beginners and experienced racers.

Willis from MansBrand commented on the new addition: “Our new automotive racing section is a natural extension of what we already offer on the platform. We’ve observed that many of our users have a keen interest in motor vehicles and racing. By adding this section, we aim to meet the interests of our audience and provide them with valuable content and resources. We’re still focused on our core areas like fashion, health, and outdoor activities but now can offer more for those passionate about motorsports.”

MansBrand has always emphasized community interaction and engagement. The site features blogs where users can share experiences and tips on various topics, from fashion trends to essential grooming products. The new automotive racing section will follow the same approach, encouraging readers to discuss racing strategies, share personal experiences, and offer advice through blog posts and community forums.

The updated platform remains easy to navigate. It includes advanced search options and logically organized categories. Each product or piece of content comes with high-resolution images and detailed descriptions to help visitors make informed decisions about their style, health, outdoor activities, and now, automotive racing pursuits.

Adding automotive racing content doesn’t take away from MansBrand’s commitment to fashion. The site continues to offer a wide range of Mens Fashion items, including shirts, jeans, suits, jackets, and more. By keeping up with the latest trends, MansBrand ensures its users always have access to the best fashion advice. The platform regularly updates current trends and remains a go-to hub for all things related to men’s fashion.

In the health section, MansBrand provides information on various topics, including prostate health, heart disease, and mental well-being. It offers tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, provides resources for further research and treatment options, and promotes regular health check-ups and preventative care.

The outdoor and adventure category offers advice on hiking, camping, and other activities. It also includes product reviews and recommendations for outdoor gear and equipment, helping men enjoy their outdoor experiences to the fullest.

Willis further noted: “We’re excited about the positive feedback we’ve received from our users. They’ve found valuable insights and products across all sections of the site. The automotive racing section is something that many of our users were looking forward to, and it fits perfectly within our diverse range of offerings. We believe it will inspire more men to explore and engage with us.”

MansBrand is committed to continuous improvement and actively seeks and incorporates customer feedback. They aim to be a comprehensive hub for men looking to enhance various aspects of their lives, whether it’s through fashion, health advice, grooming tips, or now, automotive racing content.

By expanding their offerings, MansBrand hopes to encourage a proactive exchange of ideas and experiences. They aim to inspire men to embrace new fashion challenges, refine their style, and discover passions in automotive racing, outdoor adventure, and health-conscious living. The platform invites men from all walks of life to join its growing online community.

For a comprehensive experience, the Mens Fashion Website  also includes features that are easy to navigate. From advanced search capabilities to logically organized categories, every item is accompanied by high-resolution images and detailed descriptions.

For more details on the new automotive racing section and other categories, visit the official site.

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2024 Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance Preview

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The 29th annual Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance, powered by O’Gara Coach, will bring a full day of free family fun to Beverly Hills on Sunday, June 16. This year’s Father’s Day car show will feature 100 rare and iconic vehicles, great food and plenty of entertainment. The Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance, which will take place between Wilshire Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., is one of the area’s most beloved annual events. Here’s a glimpse at what you can expect to see on California’s most iconic street:

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Show-stopping cars

This year’s event will host a special celebration of hypercars, supercars, race cars, classics and custom-built showstoppers. Provided by exclusive private collections, passionate car enthusiasts and even some of the world’s most recognized manufacturers, this has become one of the country’s preeminent luxury car shows.

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Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance Chairman Bruce Meyer, Beverly Hills Mayor Lester Friedman, Rodeo Drive Committee President Kay Monica Rose and renowned car buff Jay Leno will present trophies to 12 award-winning entrants—from “Most Elegant” to “Best in Show”—on the main stage starting at noon.

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By: Rex McAfee
Title: 2024 Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance Preview
Sourced From: sportscardigest.com/2024-rodeo-drive-concours-delegance-preview/
Published Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2024 17:10:18 +0000

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Speed Read: A garage-built Ducati 996 café racer and more

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The latest café racers, flat trackers, and electric scooters.
We kick things off with a feel-good story of a botched Ducati 996 custom job, rescued by a talented garage builder. Then we look at a dazzling Yamaha SR500 flat tracker from 20-year-old Moritz Bree, a dustbin-faired Honda Dax from K-Speed, and a BMW CE 04 scooter from Deus ex Machina.

Ducati 996 café racer by Jaron Hall
Ducati 996 by Jaron Hall Most people would balk at the idea of customizing a Ducati 996, but Utah-based garage builder Jaron Hall’s work on this 996 is nothing short of noble. That’s because when Jaron got his hands on the 996, it was in dire need of saving.

The Ducati’s previous owner had tried to turn it into a scrambler, so it came to Jaron with no fairings, a hacked subframe, and a smorgasbord of sketchy parts. Working after hours (he has a marketing day job), and taking on the entire build solo, Jaron turned the mongrel 996 into a high-class Italian café racer.

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By: Wesley Reyneke
Title: Speed Read: A garage-built Ducati 996 café racer and more
Sourced From: www.bikeexif.com/custom-motorcycle-news-june-16-2024
Published Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2024 20:50:06 +0000

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