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Get It Rolling Again: 1974 Honda CB750

Kurt Winter’s shop in Chatsworth, California, is a compact space packed with a lifetime’s worth of motorcycle parts and memorabilia, primarily from older Hondas and British bikes. (Photos by the author)

Even if you enjoy repairing and maintaining older motorcycles, certain jobs can be too involved or intimidating to tackle yourself. Other times, the bike has so many little problems that it’s simply overwhelming to figure out how to deal with all of them, get parts and break out the wrenches. The latter was the case with a Honda CB750 Four ...

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Honda Unveils New Lifestyle Website to Promote New Products

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Honda has announced the launch of a new video-driven lifestyle website to promote select new 2017 models. The new website will introduce each of the selected models in a short-film drama format, depicting a unique lifestyle through the interaction of riders and their bikes, thereby promoting the motorcycle lifestyle and the Honda brand. The “Honda Moto 2017” website currently contains teaser ...

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Honda Launches New Website Showcasing DCT Technology

Honda has launched a new website specifically for the DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission), available on nine models across the range. (Photo: Honda)

Honda has launched a new interactive website aimed at educating riders about its DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission) technology. The website includes a video, educational resources and a lineup of Honda DCT-equipped models. DCT was first introduced on large-displacement bikes with the newly redesigned VFR1200F in 2010, and it is currently available on nine models. As Honda puts it, “DCT-equipped motorcycles ...

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Honda Announces Production of 300-Millionth Motorcycle

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Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced production of its 300-millionth motorcycle today—a milestone more than 65 years in the making. The milestone bike is a Honda Gold Wing produced at the company’s Kumamoto Factory in Japan. Honda will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic Gold Wing in 2015. Honda began mass production of motorcycles in Japan in 1949 when it ...

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New Motorcycles For 2014

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The new Indian Motorcycles, Star Bolt, Suzuki V-Strom 1000 and Yamaha FZ-09 we showed you  in recent issues were just appetizers; here’s the main course for 2014. BMW BMW has been hard on the gas launching new-for-2014 models, including the F 800 GS Adventure (Rider, October 2013), R 1200 GS Adventure and R nineT retro bike (January 2014). Just in ...

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2014 Honda Interceptor, CBR650F and CB1100 – First Look

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If the polar vortex, Punxsutawney Phil seeing his shadow and Payton Manning’s loss in the Super Bowl have you feeling blue, Honda’s latest announcement should brighten your outlook. Even though its 2014 lineup already overfloweth, Honda has announced the return of the Interceptor, the debut of the CBR650F sportbike and updates to the retro CB1100. “Only Honda, the world’s number ...

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Honda VIP Package Available for the Red Bull Indianapolis GP

The 2013 Red Bull Indianapolis GP arrives at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on August 16-18, 2013, and Honda is offering race fans a very special VIP package. This offer includes: Reserved grandstand seating area in Corner 9 with excellent track view plus view of the jumbo video screen that can be accessed only with VIP tickets Access to the exclusive ...

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2013 People's Choice Motorcycle of the Year Winner

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This year, Rider magazine decided to put its Motorcycle of the Year title in our reader’s hands by allowing you to pick the winner through an online poll. The options were numerous (11 manufacturers stepped up for 2013 with nearly 40 new motorcycles) and every single one received votes. Bikes in the running had to be all-new or significantly changed ...

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2013 Honda CB1100 – First Ride

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When I was a young boy, my father introduced me to the joys of motorcycling. Dad would take my brother and me on leisurely rides in the country aboard his Honda CB750 Four. In the late 1970s, I was too young to know or care about the significance of the CB750, that its transverse, in-line four cylinder engine with overhead ...

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