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Honda Motorcycle Road Tests: Reviews on Honda Motorcycles

Back-to-Back Classics: Honda CBs New and Old


Among the classic Japanese motorcycles that deserve a modern tribute, few come to mind as quickly as Honda’s line of air-cooled, in-line fours, starting with the CB750K0 of 1969. Its 40-year anniversary was suitably commemorated with the unveiling of the CB1100 at the Tokyo Motor Show in 2009, but production models only came to Japan and Australia in 2010. American ...

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2013 People's Choice Motorcycle of the Year Winner


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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Grom, Forza and CRF250L Join Honda’s 2014 Lineup


American Honda has introduced a selection of machines that will be in its 2014 powersports lineup, including the 125cc Grom street bike, 279cc Forza scooter and CRF250L dual-sport. “This is really a fun time for Honda fans, as we unveil these incredibly cool machines for 2014 that reach out to entirely different segments of the market,” said Powersports Press Manager ...

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Retrospective: Honda NC/NA50 Express: 1977-1983


When the price of gasoline rose to 60 cents a gallon back in 1976, Honda figured it had a whole new market. Americans were approaching panic status at the thought of spending more than 10 bucks to fill up the tank of that Buick or Dodge. OPEC (Organization of Oil Exporting Countries) had us over the proverbial barrel—it just happened ...

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2013 Honda CRF250L: Ridden & Rated


Conventional wisdom says you can’t please everyone, but that’s not stopping Honda from trying. Its new 2013 CRF250L dual-sport has a liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, single-cylinder engine derived from the peppy CBR250R. The company’s goal is to spark the imagination of returning, new and current riders by creating a fun, versatile, stylish and affordable commuter that can also handle off-road adventures. Parking ...

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2013 Honda CB1100 – First Ride


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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Honda Adds Six 2013 Models that will Surprise You


American Honda clearly feels bullish about 2013. It has already introduced three new models for the upcoming year (NC700X, CRF250L and PCX150), and it has just unveiled another six all-new models and the return of five others. Honda’s retro-styled CB1100, which pays respect to its legendary 1969 CB750, was first seen at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show. Available in Japan ...

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2012 Honda NC700X DCT ABS Road Test


Motorcycles are not appliances. Even if your main goal in buying one is to accomplish a daily task like commuting with the lowest possible vehicle and fuel costs, few riders would be satisfied with a motorcycle that is as dull as a dishwasher. We still want performance that excites us, looks that fuel our passions and make the right statement, ...

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