Vintage CB360T vs Modern CB300R - Motorcycle Evolution Test

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It's grandpa vs grandson this time. They might have 45 years between them, but they’re essentially the same motorcycle aimed at the same buyer. The real question is - have motorcycles gotten better or worse?
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Ken Wittlief
Ken Wittlief Acum 29 minute
So.... no one would let you borrow their 1972 Honda CB350/4....
Anenas Balan
Anenas Balan Acum 4 ore
Hes the funniest bike reviewer and quite technical I've come across......
jetdr
jetdr Acum 18 ore
Plus that Old Bike looks sexy as hell! Will the New Bike look as good in 40 years!!
Scott Redeen
Scott Redeen Acum 18 ore
Why does the vintage 360 look so much better than the other thing? And why do I want the 360 so badly, but not the plastic bike at all?
M. Green
M. Green Acum 22 ore
Kudos to you, motoman! I truly enjoy your entertaining vids. My current ride is a mint condition '82 GL500 Silver Wing. Bought it recently (my 10th Moto purchase in six years) because it was made the year my daughter was born. Ride safe y'all.
Curtis Way
Curtis Way Acum o Zi
CB300R vs. '74 Yamaha RD350???
Rich Speers
Rich Speers Acum o Zi
From personal experience anything built from the 1960's to end of the 1980's you can't go wrong. Simpler, easier to fix, more durable and with less "technology" that is more hassle than it's worth at times. From cars, to mowers, to snowblowers, to motorcycles, stereo receivers, can't beat the old stuff most of the time. There are exceptions though..
Vivek Ray Chowdhury
Vivek Ray Chowdhury Acum o Zi
Excellent presentation 👍👌
Smander
Smander Acum o Zi
Now you pay 26000 for a new BMW adventure. Thats waaaaay to much for a motorcycle.Especially because thats what i earn in a year.
JG Reber
JG Reber Acum 2 Zile
Oh those sweet little old 4 pipers from Honda of yesterday year. An old CB 750 with the right pipe on it still makes one of the sweetest sounds in motorcycling.
Guramrit Pannu
Guramrit Pannu Acum 2 Zile
He should get Oscar guys.
Alis R
Alis R Acum 2 Zile
How dry is this guy....lol Great stylistic humour ;)
genoa49
genoa49 Acum 3 Zile
Love your videos. Put out more and I'll cancel my cable.
red Oni
red Oni Acum 3 Zile
I’m so gonna get myself a Honda CB 400 t
John Mitchell
John Mitchell Acum 4 Zile
What bike did the dog hike his leg on
John Mitchell
John Mitchell Acum 4 Zile
THe seat on the new bike is a deal breaker for Grandpa
Ralph Watten
Ralph Watten Acum 4 Zile
Hey FortNine, try stopping on a long hill with 2 drum brakes. You'll really appreciate that unholy front disc. Mesaba Avenue, Duluth MN.
Michael Lawrence
Michael Lawrence Acum 4 Zile
Man can walk and man can ride. Barefoot or shoe will make either ride special by the choice you decide. Old is barefoot new is the shoe! I ride like on grass so old is for me.
The Olney Rider
The Olney Rider Acum 5 Zile
The old bike looks awesome, though the new one is a beaut too. 👍🏻👍🏻
G4gazhotmail
G4gazhotmail Acum 5 Zile
Old bikes have a beautiful detail to them where new ones dont
diego riveros
diego riveros Acum 5 Zile
Excelente ! Por fin subtítulos en español! Gracias
Dan Boone
Dan Boone Acum 5 Zile
In 1985 my friend and went on a long drive, I had a v45 magna, and he had the 360. About several miles coming back home we switched. MY LORD. every muscle in my body was vibrated to death, my hands where numb. I got off and said how did you ride that so long. The Magna was like a soft cloud, that was rude. He said it was that bad if you get used to it. Lol. I still have my magna.
Sean Kelly
Sean Kelly Acum 6 Zile
Top notch work in this video - I'm impressed. I'm a grandfather, and have been looking at 70's era bikes lately just for grins. This breakdown was full of information - but also captured the love I feel for the old classics, despite knowing that there are technological advancements that are meaningful. And he didn't say "OK Boomer" one time!
Dev Kulkarni
Dev Kulkarni Acum 6 Zile
That's what RE did. they still sell 350 Classic. Even Honda has come out with H'Ness now to match their offering
Ardi Wibowo
Ardi Wibowo Acum 6 Zile
Given the choice, this grandson will choose the older one any day 🔥
Budget Traveller
Budget Traveller Acum 6 Zile
10:02 That is what exactly Royal Enfield does.
Lucas
Lucas Acum 6 Zile
My first bike end of last year was a yamaha xj 600s from 98', it was so perfect, and I actually had to use my brain to operate one. No gear indicator, no fuel gauge. Nothing. Sold it extremely cheap because it had some problems, huge mistake. Got a 2014 duke 390 after that, all plastic, even the fuel tank...Couldnt put my tank bag on it because it wouldnt stick to it. Literally everything was plastic. Sold it after a month of riding.
BirdArvid
BirdArvid Acum 6 Zile
And Grampa's bike is SO much better looking! The new bikes are like new cars; everyone looks the same; plasticky and anonymous.. There was a time when you could distinguish a Mercedes from a Mazda, and a Honda from a Beemer; no longer.. I'll have the old one any day, to sit next to my DS in the garage..
Nick McFarland
Nick McFarland Acum 6 Zile
Is Royal Enfield the answer?
wilson lu
wilson lu Acum 6 Zile
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FishFire_2
FishFire_2 Acum 6 Zile
In 5 yrs kid will be borrowing grandpas bike to buy more parts lolol
Bob Irwin
Bob Irwin Acum 7 Zile
Wait a minute... Look at your back's position on the two bikes. The old bike has your knees widespread and you are sitting on your butt with your back curved. The new bike rolls your pelvis into the bike, so your knees are squeezing the tank and your back is straight -- your lower back is relaxed. I loved my old 1971 CB350, but I would never trade one for my new 2019 CB300R.
Polecat54941
Polecat54941 Acum 7 Zile
Great video but Royal ENfield are making the bike you seek already,old school old price
Vic (Avi) ROSENZWEIG
Vic (Avi) ROSENZWEIG Acum 7 Zile
Great segment. Vehicle manufacturers more broadly have been using advances in technology to sell us more performance and features when they could have been retooling to produce more efficient and sustainable product lines for the same or lower costs -- and thereby slowing the destruction of the planet, too. It's a head-scratcher that American consumers seem to resist efficiency and thrift -- somehow we 'mericans want to spend more over the lifetime of a vehicle than we needed to!
Buj Moose
Buj Moose Acum 7 Zile
All that high tech stuff costs a lot more to repair should there be a breakdown.
SushiItzMe
SushiItzMe Acum 8 Zile
Yo what are the music in this video?
Abhishek Potdar
Abhishek Potdar Acum 8 Zile
What's with the voiceover?
farid elfadani
farid elfadani Acum 8 Zile
I always choose the new one
Super Grover
Super Grover Acum 8 Zile
Holy production values batman! Very nice work.
Central Florida Outdoors
Central Florida Outdoors Acum 8 Zile
My mom bought me a 73 Honda SL 350 for my 18th Birthday and I think it was less then $1500 new and had the same engine as the CB but with a quasi off road styling. They go for about $7000 down here in Florida if you can find one. It was way too heavy for serious dirt riding but it never left me stranded.
Tony Boughman
Tony Boughman Acum 8 Zile
Brakes like Jesus!
Tim Othy
Tim Othy Acum 9 Zile
great points!!!!
mar killeen
mar killeen Acum 9 Zile
get that old chicken chaser but a new forks wheels swing arm shocks brakes and 2 new carbs way better bike
Felipe Fritsch
Felipe Fritsch Acum 9 Zile
Everything is more expensive and people haven't gotten much richer, if at all. It's not just with bikes.
geoffrey n HILL
geoffrey n HILL Acum 9 Zile
Well-informed and helpful.
Maurice Hess
Maurice Hess Acum 9 Zile
J MO, the classic is a much better looking bike 😎
Krishna Teja
Krishna Teja Acum 9 Zile
That’s what RE is good at! The value and fun it offers for the price tag is admirable. I own RE Himalayan, and it puts a smile of my face when I go for a leisure daily ride.
Miguel Silva
Miguel Silva Acum 10 Zile
Great video , like a TOP GEAR...
BassasaurusRex
BassasaurusRex Acum 10 Zile
I really prefer the look of the 360T. Such a classic look.
Simon Williams
Simon Williams Acum 10 Zile
well done, I like!
Nathan Rhodes
Nathan Rhodes Acum 10 Zile
Well shot and scripted, kudos
ron haynes
ron haynes Acum 10 Zile
The CB Looks like a motorcycle. The other thing looks like, something or other.
ron haynes
ron haynes Acum 10 Zile
Loved your video, terrific!! I had a 1976 CB 360, and put 79,400 Alaska miles on it!! Rebuilt the carbs once. And other than replacing break pads and tires, the bike was never touched. Oh yes, one new chain and two new sprockets. Loved that bike.
Greg J
Greg J Acum 10 Zile
Kinda annpying
Roy Lappin
Roy Lappin Acum 11 Zile
Great conclusion!
afi umer
afi umer Acum 11 Zile
Old one is sexy as it can be,
Peter S
Peter S Acum 11 Zile
Given the final comments - one needs to buy a Royal Enfield.
Doug Nash
Doug Nash Acum 11 Zile
RD350/400 anyone?👍👍
Robert Horwat
Robert Horwat Acum 11 Zile
In common with a lot of people my age, I am an old fart. And of all the many things I have just about had enough of, young people riding motorbikes ain't one of 'em!🤣 In fact there is no better sight to me than seeing bikes on the road, The fact that the joy of motorcycling is alive and flourishing with the youth of today taking to motorcycling in seemingly ever growing numbers makes me very happy! Enjoy your bike riding years, they are most likely the happiest you will know. However... 2020 bike designs look like the engineers have borrowed aesthetics from the world of invertebrates, lots of black complex interlocking components, fuel tanks are multi faceted steel and plastic, whereas 1975 bike designs clearly show strong straight lines and streamlined curvy shapes. Not sorry it's gone, bloody glad I was there though. And no one bought that particular Honda twin where I come from in 1975. They all had CB400/4's. A far superior bike by several orders of magnitude to the 360. We loved 'em in Europe. Unfortunately it was a flop in North America, so they replaced it with the CB400 Dream/Hawk* Two less cylinders, but a six valve head, counter balance shafts, Comstar wheels , electronic ignition and similar performance to the old 400/4. The eighties! The pace of motorcycle innovation was blistering!! The industry is run by accountants now. At least todays bikes don't leak oil, rattle your coccyx to dust, blow fuses for fun just at the worst possible moment and have electrics that die on you in the merest light shower. But... that was the 60s. All those problems were mostly gone by 1975... as long as you bought a Honda/Yamaha/Suzuki/Kawasaki or Bridgestone if you could find one (yup they used to make bikes before switching to tyres). *Depending on where you lived.
Adrian1024
Adrian1024 Acum 12 Zile
Cb360 looks perfect. Cb300 looks like cheap plastic crap
1971irvin
1971irvin Acum 12 Zile
The old ones are the oldest, I probably think that the oldest bike is of the best quality, because they were made to last...
Steve G
Steve G Acum 12 Zile
The seat was so comfortable in my 1969 Honda CB 750 I could ride it all day long. My ninja 1000 after an hour I am a hurting puppy. I have to wear gel bicycle underpants to ride more than an hour.
tian chan
tian chan Acum 12 Zile
The fuel consumption for sure new gen bike are gone too far
Raven IR
Raven IR Acum 12 Zile
Compare to Honda CB350 . Modern retro style motorcycle. If you managed to find one.
John Reynolds
John Reynolds Acum 12 Zile
Great well balanced story, well told with fantastic production values! Nice work. John
Don Cheshire
Don Cheshire Acum 12 Zile
If memory serves, the old bike had front drums.
Matt Gannon
Matt Gannon Acum 12 Zile
Best moment in this video is 5:45 when the dog walks up to the bike and probably to say hi to ryan but the video cut and im sad and wanted to see ryan pet the dog
Donald Wainwright
Donald Wainwright Acum 12 Zile
Give me the older bike anytime more style
Greg Lindstrom
Greg Lindstrom Acum 12 Zile
If you really want a small or midrange Honda, the 305's and 350's are great, the CB 360 is a trashy throw away! The 360 is like a tinker toy compared to their older stable mates.
nickademuss42
nickademuss42 Acum 12 Zile
5,000 bucks! that's only two years supply of oil for a typical Harley.....
Good luck everyone
Good luck everyone Acum 12 Zile
Bollocks to on-board computers and gadgets, I'm with older bike
Savage Historian
Savage Historian Acum 13 Zile
I'd like the old one for my Sundays. But I ride the new one every day.
David Mattice
David Mattice Acum 13 Zile
A men!
Hulsey 16
Hulsey 16 Acum 13 Zile
As always a fantastic video - would love to see a comparison with the new 2021 CB350 if they bring it outside of India
James Dickman
James Dickman Acum 13 Zile
Ahhh but will the new bike live as long as gramps?
Rahul Kumar
Rahul Kumar Acum 13 Zile
Please make movies.
Dardo Toscano
Dardo Toscano Acum 13 Zile
Oh man, the CB360T looks so much better!, the other looks just another one from the bunch.
FIX IT IN THE GRASS
FIX IT IN THE GRASS Acum 13 Zile
I got a cb 300 r brand new in 2019 it was JUNK and couldn't keep the chain adjusted and had a weird way of doing it and it was constantly in the shop.... My brother got one and used it as his daily driver at it blew up after only 10,000 miles.. they are trash with a honda badge
HarryHydro
HarryHydro Acum 13 Zile
I love the video and presentation! I bought a new bike in 2000; a KTM 640. No fancy safety features, even for what was available back then. Manual brakes with no ABS, incandescent headlight, manual blinkers that don't shut themselves off, no steering dampers.. I'd bet the older bike has a much softer ride! This bike's seat is (was) like sitting on a brick. I changed the cushion. I put a lighter spring in the back. It's at least 'ridable' for a couple of hours, now.
Payton MacDonald
Payton MacDonald Acum 13 Zile
In terms of aesthetics the 360T wins hands down. Gorgeous bike.
dphotos
dphotos Acum 14 Zile
I have a restored 1969 Honda Scrambler and I would take that over any new bike. I have already been offered $7,000 US for my bike.
Alan Houtz
Alan Houtz Acum 14 Zile
I had a 360T Great little bike. I had a lot of fun on it. Sold it & regretted it.
Srinivas Varanasi
Srinivas Varanasi Acum 14 Zile
Nice articulation!
mnaith
mnaith Acum 14 Zile
Delightful video. Great content. Keep it coming.
Pavl Rakopv
Pavl Rakopv Acum 14 Zile
Good vid... however you didn't say anything about how you 'felt' when riding both bikes.
Rappers57
Rappers57 Acum 15 Zile
I do like your take on things.
nilochoye
nilochoye Acum 15 Zile
I have never seen anything on this channel before, but I can tell you whoever this guy is, he deserves a raise. Super well done.
Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson Acum 15 Zile
Sadly, I can only “thumbs up” this video once...
Timothy Coyne
Timothy Coyne Acum 15 Zile
Great video! I’ve never understood the allure of vintage bikes. Great for an occasional fun ride, sure, but not for an everyday bike. Newer bikes are faster, handle better, and are far safer. Easier to wrench on an older bike, and I know some people enjoy that, but not me. I’d rather be riding.
Van den dal
Van den dal Acum 15 Zile
Good one
Ayush Nagpal
Ayush Nagpal Acum 15 Zile
Great Job man. Just absolutely love your content, it's thoughtful and intelligent. The script is very thorough and hits my ears like poetry. I truly appreciate the work you are putting in. Keep at it. Love your work.
Silver Paladin
Silver Paladin Acum 15 Zile
like Jesus!
Oldbmwr100rs
Oldbmwr100rs Acum 15 Zile
The CB 360 was a fun bike, worked on a bunch of them back in the early 90's. Pretty solid for being a budget bike, and fine for running around town. It's funny to see some still running around today, I don't see a lot of modern bikes aging as well.
MR Jack
MR Jack Acum 15 Zile
They're building motorcycles for $3k now alright. It just has pedals and a small electric motor assist your pedaling.
Joshua Plantan
Joshua Plantan Acum 15 Zile
I love the old honda cb and cl series bikes, I like the old style look. I also love that they're purely mechanical. No fuel injection, abs, just raw. I do like that the newer bikes now do have things such as fuel injection, abs, are designed better.
Curt
Curt Acum 15 Zile
Cb300R has the looks, at least thats what I think.
Hulado
Hulado Acum 15 Zile
im old now, but now if i could buy a honda "day toure' " for three gees i might. but i would have to like its looks. not retro.(been there). this> what the leaf whispered to the tree as it was falling.
Greg Darling
Greg Darling Acum 15 Zile
This guy is pretty good. Bet he is a school teacher.
Dan H
Dan H Acum 15 Zile
The CB 550 4 into one even better, orange metal flake of course. KZ1000 best seat ever, and seriously fast.
Dan H
Dan H Acum 15 Zile
CB360 funnest bike I ever owned. ♥
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