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Honda CTX200B Bushlander Review Down on the Farm With the CTX200B If you live in North America, Europe, Asia or 95% of Africa, you’ve never seen my motorcycle. The Honda CTX200 “Bushlander” falls into the dual-sport category, but it’s a sub-species referred to as “agricultural motorcycles” or simply “farm bikes.” Such machines are like utility …

A Quick Review of the BMW F 800 S and the Blog Welcome to a quick review of the BMW F800S and the intro to the Blog! Yes, I know — the F800S entered production in 2006 and the “S” model was manufactured until 2010. So just about everything that has been/could be said about …

More:  Large sized photos below Concealed beneath the E4-01’s sleek, rider-friendly form are a host of advanced technologies that give this automatic sports bike a high degree of both comfort and performance. In keeping with the lofty ideal of the best manufacturing in the world, this machine embodies the four E’s: Elegance, Excitement, Enjoyment and Ease. …

Honda Super Cub 50th Anniversary TOKYO, Japan, July 23, 2008 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. held a ceremony, July 21, 2008, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Super Cub sales which began in August 1958. The ceremony for associates was held at Honda’s Kumamoto Factory where Super Cub is produced in Japan. “The reason we …

Airbags for Gold Wings TOKYO, Japan, September 8, 2005 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced it has succeeded in developing the world’s first production motorcycle airbag system. The new system is claimed to help lessen the severity of injuries caused by frontal collisions. It is to be made available on the new Gold Wing …

The $2,195.00 Dual Sport? The CSC TT250 is the little brother to the more popular CSC RX-3 Adventure. Actually, the TT250 might offer better bang for the buck. The TT250 is for riders looking for an inexpensive dual sport that can handle commuting and light off-road duties You can save more than $1,500.00 compared to …

Honda Crossrunner Redux The Honda Crossrunner and Honda Crosstourer (report) were introduced at the 2010 EICMA show, but I wasn’t impressed. It looked like Honda rummaged through the parts bin to come up with something — anything — that would roughly look like an adventure-tourer. The Crosstourer disappeared at the 2011 show but the Crossrunner was slightly …

Honda Announces the NM4 March 21, 2014 (Press release edited by webBikeWorld.com) – Honda held its press conference at the 30th Osaka Motorcycle Show 2014 today and unveiled the world premiere of its new production model, the Honda NM4, as an exhibition model that is planned for production. The NM4 was developed under the keywords …

2014 Honda CTX700N With DCT and ABS More wBW: Motorcycle Reviews  |  Product Reviews  |  Helmet Reviews November 21, 2013 – “The brilliance of Honda engineering shines once again in the form of the 2014 CTX700N. This is a bike specifically engineered to make motorcycling more approachable, affordable and fun than ever before.” Thanks to a low seat height …

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 …

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 …

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, …

Mirror Extenders for Honda and Kawasaki Motorcycles The Motowerk mirror extenders are available for select Honda and Kawasaki motorcycles. That includes our 2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT Project Bike (Blog). Motowerk is a small company located in San Diego, California. The mirror extenders are very nicely made and an easy fit on the Versys. They move …