Honda was begun in the late 1940s as Japan struggled to rebuild following the second World War. Company founder Soichiro Honda first began manufacturing piston rings before turning his attention to inexpensive motorcycles. Mr. Honda always had a passion for engineering, and this became evident by the wild sales success of his motorcycles in the 1960s and by competing head-to-head against the worlds best on racetracks. Today, Honda is a juggernaut, offering class-leading machines in most every category.
Whatever else is going on at Honda these days, you have to admit they’ve got the reliable urban transpo thing down.
If the test of time is what determines a great motorcycle, then the Honda Rebel wins.
Since the Honda CBR250R came on the scene, the beginner sportbike segment has a been hotly contested war.
For 2013, Honda replaced the dated CRF230L with the CRF250L with the 249cc Single from the CBR250R streetbike.
Honda’s 500cc duo, the naked CB500F and the sporty CBR500R, fill a mid-size displacement gap.
With stealthy matte-black styling, the CB500X positions itself as an A-T model compared to its sportier brothers.
Is Honda’s CTX700N a cruiser without chrome and leather or a standard with a cruiser’s seat height and posture?
A single glance at the Honda Shadow Phantom tells us that value-priced motorcycles can still be stylish.
Short for “New Concept,” the Honda NC700X is a utilitarian motorcycle forging a unique path in this landscape.
Some of us remember a time when you didn’t have to be folded up like a preying mantis to ride a 600cc supersport bike. What Millenials, Generation
The Honda Interceptor is a supremely capable motorcycle, worthy of carrying on the VFR heritage.
The Honda Valkyrie has always held a special place in my heart.
We pit a trio of motorcycles, none of which is equipped with a clutch lever, against each other for a no-shift shootout.
Honda has taken a risk and created a niche market unto itself in the Sport-Touring-Bagger with the CTX1300.