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Honda Updates CBR500R, Announces More 2016 Sportbikes


At the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo), held in Orlando, Florida, on October 15-18, Honda presented most of its 2016 CBR lineup, including the world debut of the aggressively restyled CBR500R. “Since their respective introductions, the fun, affordable CBR300R and CBR500R models have been very popular with a wide variety of customers,” said Lee Edmunds, Manager of Motorcycle Marketing Communications ...

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2016 Honda CBR500R to Make World Debut at AIMExpo


American Honda has a full slate of activities planned for its display at the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo), including the world debut of the updated 2016 CBR500R. Dealers and consumers attending the event, which will be held October 15-18 at Orlando, Florida’s Orange County Convention Center, will have the first opportunity to see the midsize sportbike. With DNA taken ...

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Honda Releases Pricing and Info on 2016 Models


American Honda has announced pricing for the all-new CRF1000L Africa Twin and also revealed additional details on the adventure bike. At the same time, Honda officially announced a number of returning on-road models, several of which are offered in new colors for 2016. CRF1000L Africa Twin Powered by a brand-new 998cc parallel-twin engine, the Africa Twin is available in two ...

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2015 Honda Gold Wing


Honda developed the Gold Wing to be its flagship, a boundary-breaking example of what was possible from the world’s leading motorcycle manufacturer. From the GL1000 that debuted for 1975 to the GL1800 of today—spanning 40 years of production and five model generations—the Gold Wing has become a benchmark for quality, reliability, luxury and comfort. When the GL1800 was introduced for ...

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Honda Releases Details on 2016 CRF1000L Africa Twin


Honda just announced further technical details on the new CRF1000L Africa Twin adventure bike, which will arrive in Honda showrooms across the United States in early 2016. Following its design theme of “unlimited adventure,” Honda says the Africa Twin is styled with minimal bodywork in a tough, lightweight form that offers both weather protection for the rider and a slim, ...

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Retrospective: Honda CL175 Scrambler: 1968-1973


There certainly were lots of variations of Honda’s 175 twin over its six years on the market, from Super Sport to Motosport, with the Scrambler sitting right in the middle. All part of Honda’s marketing wisdom—offering roughly the same bike in a variety of styles, appealing to any number of potential buyers. In the mid-1960s Americans were falling in lust ...

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Honda Bulldog


Honda Ruckus fans take note—Big Red unveiled a concept bike last March at the Osaka Motorcycle Show that looks like a grown-up version of the popular 50cc scooter. It said the Bulldog “promotes a new world of leisure with motorcycles. The model was developed with the concept ‘Lovable Touring Partner,’ and was designed to go beyond the boundaries of conventional ...

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Death Valley: Hitting the Hot Spots on a Honda F6B


The valley of death is a fascinating place—at least in my estimation. Having been there more than 40 times since my first visit in 1967, I’ve seen a lot of it. And during each visit I find something new to gawp at. Some people ride or drive through, with quick stops at Badwater and Zabriskie Point and say, “Been there; ...

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