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2014 Honda Motorcycles Announced More wBW: Motorcycle Reviews  |  Product Reviews  |  Helmet Reviews November 20, 2013 –  Honda introduces 13 new or revised models for 2014. Honda introduced its 2014 lineup, with six new models, two new 650cc machines with in-line 4 engines, a new CTX trio with distinctive custom cruiser look and new styling directions for VFR800F and …

Café Racers On Display at the 2013 AIMExpo October 17, 2013 – Quick video of some great-looking café racers at the 2013 AIMExpo show. Not sure where these came from; I assume a local club? The Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club was also at the show with a fantastic display (photos below). wBW Video: Custom Café Racers at the …

Honda CTX700 and CTX700N Announced More wBW: Motorcycle Reviews  |  Product Reviews  |  Helmet Reviews February 12, 2013 –  Honda Announces the CTX700N and CTX700, the first models of the CTX Series to bring the “Comfort Technology Experience”. Honda today unveiled the CTX700N “naked” bike and the CTX700 motorcycle equipped with a cowl at the International Motorcycle Show in Chicago …

First Ride: Honda NC700D Integra In 2012, the maxi-scooter world saw the launch of two potential game changers: BMW’s luxurious C650 GT (review) and C600 Sport and Honda’s innovative Integra. A few weeks after test riding BMW’s brace of beauties (“BMW C 600 Sport vs. C 650 GT“), I turned my attentions to Honda. The Japanese manufacturer …

Honda Factory to Race the 2013 Dakar Rally With Modified CRF450X July 22, 2012 – Honda has announced its intention to participate as a works team in the motorcycle class in the 2013 Dakar Rally. The 2013 Dakar Rally will start in January in South America, travelling north to south through Peru, Chile and Argentina …

2012 Honda NC700X Announced January 21, 2012 – American Honda Motor Co., Inc. has announced some of the details of the new 2012 Honda NC700X. The NC700X is a sort-of-but-not-really adventure-touring version of the current NT700V and it fits with Honda’s worldwide “Mid Concept” strategy, announced at the 2011 EICMA show (report). The Mid Concept strategy includes motorcycles …

Honda Announces “Global” 700 cc Twin Cylinder Motorcycle Engine and Lightweight, Compact 2nd Generation Dual Clutch Transmission September 26, 2011 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. made a highly detailed announcement today describing the development of a new motorcycle engine that will be fitted to European motorcycles. The 700 cc twin engine is said to have …

Honda Announces the EV-neo Electric Scooter More: wBW Motorcycle Helmet Reviews  |  Helmets By Weight and Shape December 16, 2010 – Here’s an interesting press release from Honda about a new electric scooter that will be available in Japan for business to “transport heavy goods” (!). Testing, data collection and feedback on this electric scooter during real-world business use in …

2011 Honda CBR250R and CBR125R 2011 Honda CBR250R November 14, 2010 – Honda announced the new 2011 CBR250R (report) only a few weeks ago and the first photos looked scrumptious. The bike was on display at EICMA 2010, along with its CBR125R sibling. Both of them look fantastic and I’ll bet the CBR250R will surely have a …

Honda V4 Crosstourer Honda V4 Crosstourer and Crossrunner November 5, 2010 – I have a feeling Honda got caught out on the Adventure Touring craze, another strange chapter in the Book of Motorcycling, 21st Century. Wasn’t Honda the company that used to create trends and must-haves the way Apple does today? Honda was once known …

Nighthawk Replacement Coming to the U.S. in 2011? October 27, 2010 – Honda will produce the new CBR250R road sports model in Thailand and launch sales in November of 2010. This CBR250R will have the largest engine displacement of any vehicle produced by Thai Honda Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Thai Honda), Honda’s motorcycle production company in …

The V4 Sport-Tourer Being the youngest of five siblings I was often on the receiving end of hand-me-downs. Sometimes it was clothes, sometimes sporting equipment and thankfully, motorcycles. I have a brother who is seven years my elder and luckily for me, he also had an interest in motorcycles. Growing up I was always riding …

March 3, 2008 – It’s finally here!  Honda announced today the final production version of the unique and innovative Honda DN-01 “Sports Cruiser”! Honda Motor, Co., Ltd. announced that sales of the DN-01 large sports cruiser will begin in Japan on Friday, March 7. The price and delivery date for the UK has not been set, …