The 2004 Honda ST1300 handles like a sports bike but rides like a touring bike. This is the most frequent comment that owners make in motorcycle forums. This comment is not surprising since the ST1300 in a sport touring motorcycle. Honda introduced the ST1300 to the United States in 2003. It was adapted from Honda’s ST 1100 sport-touring motorcycle. Except for a new color (pearl dark blue), the 2004 model is unchanged from the introductory model. Riders say the 2004 ST1300 rides like a dream, whether on city streets, freeways, or winding roads. Riders also say they can ride 600 miles a day and not feel overly tired when they turn the key off for the night. Passenger comfort is also high. The ST1300 features Honda‘s high degree of reliability in a motorcycle that is fun to ride.