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.
We compare the Honda CB300F, Royal Enfield Continental GT, Suzuki GW250 and TU250X, and Yamaha SR400.
No bike I’ve ridden before lights up the wild-eyed street people of the OC quite like Honda’s new NM4.
With the CB300F, riders will get all the performance the fully-faired version carries, with added benefits.
One is commemorative, one retrospective, and one uniquely orthodox relative to the company’s ethos.
Honda’s homage to itself was a big hit for those who still can’t get enough of the original 1969 CB750.
Indian Motorcycles made a big splash in Sturgis this year with the introduction of its new Scout.
Turns out even the old guys at MO are hip. Most of them, anyway.
When the Honda CBR250R came on the scene in late 2010 as a 2011 model, it seemed like the perfect challenger to the beginner sportbike king, the twin-cylinder
Honda’s CRF250R returns in 2015 with key revisions that make it even more adjustable than before.
Honda can’t seem to keep enough Groms on dealership floors, and considering its price tag, it’s easy to see why.
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.