pleasure giving bike

I have been biking since 1991 and let me tell that this is the best bike I have used so far. It has style, power, reliability, decent fuel economy and comfort. Honda Shine is a silent tiger on road although with some serious shortcomings. I have briefly listed the pros and cons for my Honda Shine bought in 2010:

Pros
- It has good pick up and maneuverability for navigating through dense and unruly Indian traffic. Also you never feel the load of a pillion rider. - It is designed for a very comfortable posture. Combined with robust shock ups, it ensures you have NO back ache or fatigue for about 100 km ride. - Refined engine with a pleasant sound. - High reliability and durability - I have run it for over 30000 KMs now and it still gives a brand new feel. - Low maintenance – Servicing at every 3000 km and oil change at every 2000 km will make sure you make no extra expenses on maintenance. - A consistent mileage of about 45kmpl which is decent for this kind of power and pick up.

Cons
- Missing fifth gear – For its power and pick up, the bike should have had a fifth gear to ensure smoothness on highway. It produces high vibration and sound on high speeds. - Chain dislocation – The chain surprisingly gets off frequently due to dryness and loosening. Make sure you keep oiling and tightening the chain every 2 weeks. - Common spare parts like chain cover, handle covers, front hood, indicators etc. are not available at service centers especially when your model is over 2 years old. Honda keeps making minor changes in accessories every year and it ignores the old customers. Its like they expect us to buy a new bike every year. - Honda has the most unresponsive customer support system. They never respond to e mails. - The service centers are understaffed and underequipped. It takes a long waiting to get your bike serviced.

F
So if you are OK with a callous service and support from the manufacture, if you can deal with minor technology/design issues and are not high on mileage, Honda Shine is your best treat on road. It will give you a riding pleasure that no other bike can give.

By talk
On: Oct 05, 2015 | 20474 Views
  • 19 Likes
  • 6 Dislikes

Honda Shine BS4 User Reviews

4.4/5
Based on563 User Reviews
  • All (563)
  • Mileage (233)
  • Looks (227)
  • Comfort (163)
  • Engine (146)
  • Speed (123)
  • Performance (122)
  • Power (98)
  • More ...
  • LATEST
  • MOST HELPFUL
  • VERIFIED PURCHASE
  • Mileage Was Excellent.

    Mileage was absolutely good. Looking voice very good and low budget and purchasing... And, Honda CB shine is the best.....Read More

    By dhanraj choudhary
    On: May 07, 2020 | 69 Views
  • Comfortable Bike

    Overall this bike is amazing while riding, mileage performance is good and looks stylish.

    By anjan sahoo
    On: May 05, 2020 | 37 Views
  • First Bike Purchase Experience

    Best bike performance. Very good and high power engine. The best maintenance, but it is high. Safe driving and safe.....Read More

    By bhanwar lal
    On: Apr 30, 2020 | 197 Views
  • You Can If You Want An Heavy.....

    Overall, Honda Shine BS6 model is okay type. But its average is nearly 45- 50 kmpl. You can buy it if your budget, is.....Read More

    By ravi tiwari
    On: Apr 27, 2020 | 167 Views
  • Honda Shine Is Very Excellent.....

    Honda shine is my favourite bike. Is no. 1 India selling Honda shine? Shine is a look, mileage, capacity, is very.....Read More

    By surendra gound
    On: Apr 18, 2020 | 329 Views
  • View All Honda Shine BS4 Reviews

Users Also Viewed

More Bike Options to Consider

Other Honda Bikes

*Ex-Showroom Price in Delhi
×
Which is your city ?