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For Our Readers Outside of the U.S. We primarily focus on North American bikes, but there are so many good motorcycles in Europe, India, and other areas of the world. One of these bikes is the Honda CBF125. Haynes, the maker of fantastic shop manuals for various vehicles, reached out to us and shared the …

Marquez and the Fireblade While the Coronavirus has messed up a lot of what’s going on in the world and caused millions of people to shelter inside their homes, Honda is keeping on keeping on. The company recently released a very entertaining video of Marc Marquez riding the CBR1000RR-R around the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for …

Rumors for Your Quarantine The new rumor circulating is that a Honda CBR600RR-R could be coming in 2021. The Japanese publication Young Machine was the first major publication to report on the rumor and then Asphalt & Rubber and some other publications picked up the story. The rumor is that the company will reveal a …

Rent it Through the HondaGO Service The Honda CBR1000RR-R looks like a killer bike and it will come out in 2021. However, if you just can’t wait any longer before you get on one, then you have one option. You can go to Japan and rent one through HondaGO, a rental service at participating Honda …

He Also Won the Dakar Rally Ricky Brabec is killing it right now. Recently, he rode his Monster Energy Honda Team CRF450 to a win at the 2020 Yokohama Sonora Rally, according to CycleNews. He was able to edge out second-place rider, Skyler Howes, in a close battle. For those unfamiliar with the race, The …

A Cub for the Trails I’ve reported on the 2021 Honda CT125 that has been in the works a few times now. Honda made the bike official. The motorcycle gets a new name, too. It’s called the CT125 Hunter Cub. It has only been announced for the Japanese market at this time, but I would …

The Maxi-Scooter for Long Distances Maxi-scooters are ready for more than just city streets. While most people think of smaller, city-bound machines when they think of scooters, there are larger machines built for touring, and the 2020 Honda Forza 300 is just that. Honda revealed a new version of its Forza 300 recently and the …

Fixing Some Minor Issues The Honda Gold Wing is one of the best motorcycles ever made, and the most modern iteration of the bike is the best it has ever been with more technology and creature comforts than ever before. It’s a killer touring bike with a top-notch infotainment system. The infotainment system and GPS …

The name Honda has been synonymous with motorcycles since 1948 when Honda Soichiro formalized the Honda Technical Research Institute into the Honda Motor Company. The very first motorcycle Honda made in 1949 was technically a motorized bicycle, the Honda Type A, with the second model, the Type D, becoming the first true Honda motorcycle with …

The 125 We All Need Honda’s Mini-Moto lineup is getting pretty awesome. The company has the Grom, Monkey, Super Cub and now the CT125. The company showed off a concept of the bike not long ago, and now Motorcycle.com has spotted some design filings that show the production version of the motorcycle. As expected, it …

The Electric Start for Honda I’ve been waiting for one of the big Japanese bike manufacturers to really get into electric bikes, and now it seems Honda Motorcycle and Scooter of India will be one of the first. With all motorcycle companies taking a serious look at electric motorcycles and scooters, it only makes sense. …

Scootin’ and Adventurin’ The rumor for a while was that Honda will bring its adventure scooter to the U.S. Well, now it has been confirmed. Honda will bring an adventure scooter here, but it won’t be the one that a lot of people thought. The X-ADV 300 is not coming to the U.S. but the …

A Lot of Technology Requires Some Explaining The new 2020 Honda Africa Twin, no matter what type of Africa Twin you get, has the 6.5-inch touch-panel TFT LCD Multi-information Display with handlebar controls and features like Apple CarPlay and settings for the ABS, Torque Control, wheelie control and more. To help folks understand what’s what …

Is the Honda Electric Sportbike Coming? Honda has a lot of patents out there, but one that recently caught my eye was what looked like an electric CBR patent. The application was spotted and showcased by Living With Gravity. Additionally, MoreBikes picked up the story but didn’t have much new info on the bike other …

A Long Name, A Large Price Tag The 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP is Honda’s sharp end of the stick. It’s the most impressive sportbike from the company in quite a while. With that said, I was expecting the price tag to be pretty dang high, and, guess what? It is. Honda has slapped a …

The Electric Revolution Continues Honda has a unique electric scooter called the Benly-E. That scooter plans to make its way into the Japan market but now According to Japan Times, there will be more of these out there than originally thought. Japan Post announced it will introduce the Benly-E electric scooters for delivery service.  The …

First Time Since 1989 Honda is celebrating right now. The rider Ricky Brabec won the 2020 Dakar Rally for the Japanese factory. Honda hasn’t won the rally since 1989. In piloting Honda’s bike to the win, Ricky Brabec also became the first American ever to win the race.  “At the end, we put the pieces …

An Engine to Challenge Kawasaki’s? There aren’t many supercharged bikes out there, but Honda seems to be thinking about adding another one to the list. The company recently filed patent paperwork that shows a supercharged V-twin engine is in the works. This would be one of the only other motorcycles to challenge Kawasaki’s H2 motorcycles …

The King Of The Supersport Class: The 2020 Honda CBR600RR Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The legendary Honda CBR600RR returns for 2020. Ever since the CBR600RR rolled onto the scene back in 2003, it has become the standard for 600cc supersports motorcycles. Featuring top of the range technology, MotoGP inspired aerodynamics, and …

Fast, Fun, & Frugal: The 2020 Honda CBR500R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Honda CBR500R is a famously versatile motorcycle which appeals to a broad cross-section of riders. It’s an ideal ride for riders graduating from smaller capacities, and it’s also appealing for riders who’ve done the liter-class and want to …

The Smallest CBR: The 2020 Honda CBR300R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Honda CBR300R is the smallest member of the CBR-family, but good things come in small packages. Don’t be fooled by the small displacement, because this full-faired sport bike has more than enough power to thrill beginner and experienced …

Honda’s Middle-weight Neo Sports Café CB650R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Honda CB650R is one of the most attractive and versatile motorcycles in the Honda Neo Sports Café line-up. This minimalist and futuristic naked beast redefines the nature of standard motorcycles, dragging the competition kicking and screaming into the 21st …

Introducing The 2020 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES DCT Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links For 2020, Honda pulled the covers off of four models in the Africa Twin family: the Africa Twin, Africa Twin DCT, Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES, and Adventure Sports DCT. Every model received impressive updates from the …

New For 2020: The Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sport ES Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The legendary Honda Africa Twin returns for 2020 with some serious updates. The engine is bigger, the chassis is lighter, and the technology is out of this world—but the most important update is the addition of two …

The 2020 Honda CRF450L: Fearsome Fun On- And Off-Road! Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The CRF450L first rolled onto the scene in 2019 as a bold dual-sport machine that could furiously tear up the trails and perform admirably on the asphalt too: a true dual-sport motorcycle that takes the best DNA from …

The Cult Classic Honda Grom Is Back For 2020 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links When the Honda Grom first arrived in the USA in 2014, no one could predict just how much of a success the little 125 would. Deemed too small for US roads, and far too impractical for American riders, …

Honda’s City Scooting Super Cub Returns For 2020 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Honda’s coolest urban runaround returns for 2020! With so much interest in the 2019 model, Honda has decided to bring back the Super Cub C125 for another year. Many Super Cub enthusiasts were left disappointed last year since the …

Honda’s Retro Monkey Mini Bike Returns For 2020 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Honda Monkey has become one of the most famous models in the Honda line-up. Ever since the original Z100 first rolled onto the scene in 1961 it has evolved into an icon. While the original Monkey line was …

The 2020 Honda XR650L: Honda’s Dual Sport Mainstay Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The XR650L returns for 2020 and continues to be an important part of Honda’s line-up. There aren’t any obvious changes to this versatile dual-sport machine, and that’s a good thing. The beautiful thing about this legendary motorcycle is the …

Small In Displacement But Big In Fun: The 2020 Honda Ruckus Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Honda Ruckus is arguably one of the meanest looking bikes around. It’s raw, minimalist, industrial, and full to the brim with attitude. It looks like it belongs in a dystopian cyberpunk future rather than on …

The King Of The Urban Jungle: The 2020 Honda PCX150 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Honda PCX150 is the ideal urban ride for those who enjoy the simplicity of a scooter but demand more engine power and greater rider comforts. Light and nimble, yet responsive and powerful, this economical scooter …

The Ultimate Competition Dirt Bike: 2020 Honda CRF450RWE Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Honda CRF450RWE is Honda’s top-of-the-range dirt bike. It’s faster and more advanced than the standard CRF450R, and thanks to a few top notch add-ons, it gets the “Works Edition” moniker. What does that mean? It means that …

The Beginner Friendly 2020 Honda CRF50F Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Good things come in small packages! This is the 2020 Honda CRF50F, the smallest motorcycle in Honda’s off-road range. It’s small in size, but big in character. Built on top of the foundations of the legendary Z50 of old and enhanced …

Honda’s Flagship Trail Machine: The 2020 CRF250F Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The trail destroying Honda CRF250F returns for 2020. As the darling of the CRF-line, the CRF250F is arguably one of the most popular off-road motorcycles on the market, praised for its versatile nature. It’s accessible and unintimidating for new riders …

A Mid-Size Dirt Bike For Huge Off-Road Thrills: The 2020 Honda CRF125F & CRF125F Big Wheel Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Honda’s mid-sized trail bike returns for 2020. The CRF125F platform is an ideal choice for both beginners and experienced riders alike, capable of tackling demanding off-road trails but with smooth and …

The Ultimate Beginner Off-Roader: The CRF110F Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Designed for talented young riders, the compact but mighty Honda CRF110F is the perfect machine for converting promising young talent into trophy-winning champions. In essence, the CRF110F takes the best features from the rest of Honda’s trail-dominating technology and scales it …

Off-Road Fury: The 2020 Honda CRF450X Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Designed for serious off-road thrills, the Honda CRF450X is a dirt bike that can tackle anything put in front of it. This is a true off-road machine with numerous Baja 1000 victories and SCORE International series trophies to its name, and …

This Sportbike’s Price Bumps Up The new Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade now has a price in the UK. The price according to Honda for the base Fireblade is £19,999. The SP version of the bike comes with a price of £23,499. This new price shows that the standard Fireblade costs as much as the SP version …

The Little Trail Bike Could Come to Life Honda has been the unofficial arbiter of small trail bikes for a long time now. Well, honestly small-displacement bikes in general. Now the company is working towards bringing the CT125 Concept it showed off at the Tokyo Motor Show to market. Recently, the company filed trademark paperwork …

There’s a Lot to Love Honda decided to reveal several new bikes at EICMA this year. The headliner for the Honda reveal is definitely the 2020 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade. However, the company also revealed several new models, including the CB1000R, an updated Rebel 500 and new SH125i and SH125i scooters. Here’s a closer look at all …