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1992-95 Honda CB400SF (Super Four) Engine Engine Liquid cooled, transverse four cylinders, four stroke, Displacement 399cc Bore x Stroke 55 x 42 mm Compression Ratio 11.3:1 Fuel Delivery Four 32mm carburetors Max Power 53 hp 38.6 kW @ 10000 rpm Max Torque 40.18 Nm @ 7500 rpm Drivetrain Transmission 5-speed Final Drive Chain CHASSIS / …

Hot on the heels of the news of battery-swapping networks built through Gogoro’s partnership with DCJ and Yadea comes a cry from Honda on the usefulness and efficiency of swappable batteries – and with their goal to have four electric bikes on the market by 2024, plans are shaping up to provide power to those …

Many motorcycle manufactures have been jumping on the EV bandwagon recently, and now MV Agusta has said they plan on doing the same. According to a release from MCN, MV Agusta CEO Timur Sardarov is set to begin research for an electric MV model next year and ultimately planning an electric release for 2027. This …

Six Years Of Service – Free Of Charge Although motorcycles are pretty robust machines that require relatively low maintenance when compared to other vehicle classes – say, diesel trucks for example – having a high-level warranty is very important to keep your new purchase in top shape and for avoiding catastrophe when the time finally …

The ‘Do Everything Motorcycle’ Honda has a refresh for the 2021 NC750X, and *spoiler alert*; it’s better than ever before. Honda markets the NC750X as a motorcycle fit for any occasion; and the features prove it. The first time I sat on one at the Honda dealership I was confused for a moment trying to …

Okay, Where’s The Scrambler? Just as we thought, Honda did indeed have plans for a Scrambler version of their highly successful H’Ness CB350 that was released in India, and GB350 that was for Japan. Honda India took it upon themselves to punch a hole in the proverbial news ship and blast off some press photos …

10,000 Motorcycles Sold In Three Months India has been in full-craze over the new Honda H’Ness CB350. The 350cc low-displacement motorcycle is a callback to classic styling and heritage roots thanks to its posture and retro-inspired design. When the motorcycle first came out in late December of 2020, Honda managed to record an astounding 1000 …

The New Africa Twin Takes On India The Dakar-derived ADV wonder motorcycle, Honda’s 2021 Africa Twin, will be making its way to Indian dealerships with updates! The Africa Twin has always been ranked on the top of many enthusiasts’ highly-rated ADV motorcycle models, and that’s for good reason. The bike’s roots are seeded deeply in …

2005 VTX1800N   Engine Engine Type 1795cc liquid-cooled 52-degree V-twin Bore and Stroke 101mm x 112mm Compression Ratio 9.0:1 Valve Train SOHC; three valves per cylinder Fuel Delivery PGM-FI with automatic choke Ignition Digital, two spark plugs per cylinder Drivetrain Transmission Five-speed Final Drive Shaft CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES Front Suspension 45mm inverted fork; …

More Expensive Than The Meteor 350 The Honda H’Ness CB350 had a highly successful launch a few months ago when it was introduced to the market as a direct competitor to the Royal Enfield Meteor 350. The launch was actually so successful that Honda managed to move 1000 units in less than a month, but …

The Long Way Home Just Got More Comfortable The Gold Wing will go down in history as one of the most legendary, long-running touring motorcycles ever built. They began production in 1974 and haven’t missed a year since then. The 2020 model sure looks nothing like the 1974 version, and for 2021 Honda made sure …

2003 Called, It Wants Its Bike Back Honda has given new life to the CB1300 namesake with the introduction of these two new bikes to Japan’s market. The CB1300 Super Four and Super Bol’ D’Or are hopefully back – once again – to stay for good. These motorcycles are the perfect all-rounder motorcycles for riders …

The World Needs More V4 Simon over at Visordown states that sources are claiming that Honda could be resurrecting the V4 engine design and updating it for a 2023 motorcycle. The current VFR800F hasn’t seen any notable updates for quite some time. With Euro 5 regulations purging the lands of motorcycles unworthy of an overhaul, …

Add 40 Horsepower To Your Desk If you’re a MotoGP enthusiast and are a fan of teams that win (sometimes too often), you may want to head over to the Japanese HRC website and look into buying some of Marc’s used motorcycle parts to use as a desk ornament. Currently, the website has the tailpipes …

Scramble All the Things The Honda H’ness CB350 was designed as a direct attack at the sales of Royal Enfield in the Indian market. India has a huge population of low-displacement motorcycle riders, and due to that fact it’s important that companies like Royal Enfield and Honda build as many low displacement options as possible. …

The African Rebel The Honda Rebel 500 has been a huge success for new and experienced riders seeking a mid-displacement cruiser-style motorcycle, but what happens when you cram Honda’s notorious 1084cc parallel twin (taken from the legendary Africa Twin) into the mix? The CMX1100 Rebel is what happens. The Rebel 500 had a very low seat …

Lighter, Faster Honda has brought some nuanced updates to the ‘ride-anywhere’ CRF250L brothers for the 2021 versions of the bikes; some updates being bigger than others. It’s sometimes difficult to spot all the updates found on a new motorcycle when a company decides to add some features, so guides like this make sure every stone …

Freshly Updated! Just when you thought motorcycles couldn’t possibly produce fewer emissions, Euro 5 swoops in and forces every OEM’s hand in updating their line-ups for the 2021 calendar sales year. In November, Honda gave us insight into the six new Euro 5 compliant models they had ready for next year, but it left us …

Just a Look, the Fun Comes Later Honda will have a new CRF250L and CRF250L Rally for 2021. While the official debut has yet to happen, Honda decided to showcase its these two new assets before they were properly debuted.  The company posted a picture to its Japanese website, according to RideApart. A bit more …

Naked Liter Bikes Are Cool The CB1000R is to the CBR1000RR similarly as the FZ(MT)-10 is to the R1. They are both naked versions of the brand’s premiere liter race bikes featuring de-tuned engines and comfortable ergonomics suited for easier riding (or wheelies). Honda touts this as a “Neo-Sport Cafe” styled motorcycle, but I’m going …

Ready to be Upgraded The Grom was rumored to get an update, and now it has. The bike received some significant changes and not just so that it would meet the latest stringent emissions standards.  Honda fitted a new octagonal headlight, new turn signals higher up, new side panels, a new gas tank, and a …

They’re Shipping These Bikes Quickly It’s only been a couple of weeks since Honda of India introduced the H’Ness CB350 but already the company is shipping bikes to customers. According to Hindustan Times, Honda announced it was shipping new bikes to customers across India.  Honda held a special event to celebrate the bikes leaving the …

125, 350, and 750 Honda’s popular Forza scooter lineup just got updated in Europe and there are now three different options: the 750 is the biggest, the 125 is the smallest, and the 350 is right in the middle. The Forza 350 gets a 329.6cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine. The scooter has dual-channel ABS, disc brakes, …

A Big Daddy Rebel Rumors of a Rebel 1100 have been out there for some time, but now there are some new patent filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that show a Honda Rebel with the Africa Twin’s engine and DCT.  The patents and the accompanying drawings show a bike that looks almost …

A Maxi Scooter That Should Do Well Honda’s Forza maxi-scooter is an important model in many markets around the globe. Now the company has added a 745cc version of the bike to the European lineup. This version will join the 125 and the 350. The bike is based on the Honda X-ADV that’s so popular …

Kawasaki Can’t Have All the Fun Recently the publication BikeSocial hunted down some designs from Honda that show the company is working to develop a supercharged Africa Twin.  The patent was recently filed with the Japanese Patent Office. Actually, it was three patents that all show some seriously interesting designs. There’s an engine-driven supercharger and …

Honda Has a Winner The new Honda CB350 H’ness that was revealed and is for the Indian market caused quite a stir when it was announced. Now, there are already rumors of Big Red doing a cafe racer version of the motorcycle. This only makes sense. People take old CB350s (or CBs of any displacement) …

A Better CB650R The Honda CB650R is a great motorcycle, but for 2021 it is getting even better. The company has updated the model for the upcoming year. This is somewhat surprising due to the fact that it just came out in 2019, but Honda must want to keep this bike fresh. The American Honda …

Here Comes the Challenger, Here Comes the H’ness Honda has teased the bike that will take on Royal Enfield, but now it has officially revealed the bike. Meet the H’ness CB350. the motorcycle harkens back to the Honda CB motorcycles of old, but with modern features and engine. The bike that was teased previously was …

Titanium and Stainless-Steel Performance For the CRF450R/RX It’s no secret why Yoshimura has been on top of the game for providing motorcycle exhaust options for the last 65 years. From street bikes to MX; whatever you ride can get a quick performance and sound upgrade with a Yoshimura system. I’m an avid motocross rider myself, …

The Smallest Africa Twin The Honda CRF250L Rally is a bit of a mouthful, and according to the Japanese publication Young Machine, the bike could be rebranded as a version of the Africa Twin.  The bike would likely get some upgrades so that it could become a true adventure machine, but with KTM having the …

Royal Enfield Should Get Ready Although there isn’t even one look at the motorcycle, Honda has teased it’s new Royal Enfield-challenging motorcycle. In the teaser video (included below) there are some folks sitting around a table outside a very nice home or mansion. A motorcycle comes riding by and you can hear it, but you …

A Sub 500cc Motorcycle Royal Enfield is a king in the Indian market for bikes under 500cc, but Honda has said it wants to take the company on at its own game. According to Indian Autos Blog, media outlets received an invitation to a new motorcycle reveal from Honda that looks like it will be …

A Unique Sport Touring Machine Are you looking for a complicated classic bike that is awesome but largely unloved? Then you need to check out this 1982 Honda CBX Supersport that’s for sale on Bring A Trailer. The bike has about 28,000 miles on the clock and appears to be in excellent condition, kitted out …

Let Your Adventures Sound Good, Too The Honda Africa Twin is one of those bikes that most people can agree is a hell of a good adventure motorcycle. However, that’s not to say that it couldn’t use an improvement or two. Now, Akrapovič has a new exhaust designed specifically for the Africa Twin. It should …

I’m Going to Have to Test Ride One Soon I’m a fan of adventures and small bikes and scooters, so I was excited when Honda announced the ADV150 adventure scooter for the U.S. market. I wanted one right away. The bike is based on the PCX, which is ugly as sin but a reliable, practical, …

So Much Yes If you’re swooning over the Honda CBR1000RR-R, but don’t want to go that extreme, then you’ll love the Honda’s 2021 CBR600RR.  Shared with the tagline “Awaken the Race” these images and video show very clearly that Honda has a CBR600RR and it looks like an awesome bike. Motociclismo shared the images and …

Good News Okay, so Honda India motorcycle and scooter sales are still down YTD, but when you look at where sales were in June when compared with July, things look far better. That is good news, and I’m going to take it to mean that India might be coming out of the scooter and motorcycle …

Deliveries Being Towards the End of August Get ready if you’re in India to be able to buy the hottest thing Honda has on two wheels. The Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade is now available in the country. Order bookings are now open for the motorcycles, so if you have the money and you’d like to own …

Yes, Yes Honda revealed an electric Super Cub concept in 2015, and now it seems the company is still working on that possibility. According to a published patent that was filed back in 2016 but just recently got published, the Super Cub could be closer than we think. The patent is actually for the battery …