Tag: honda

MotoGP Qatar Preview: Riders Ready!

If the start of 2016 was about the rules, then 2017 begins with the riders. While the regulations have stayed largely unchanged since last season, a number of riders took part in a grid shuffle after the season finale in Valencia. The highest profile move was undoubtedly Jorge...

Say hello to the Honda Africa Twin Rally

A special version of CRF1000L has been officially unveiled at the Italian Motodays show. We got our first glimpse at an enduro version of the Africa Twin back at EICMA on November; back then it was called an Enduro Sports model and was labeled as just a ‘concept’ version, but...

Honda sign-up with Hitachi for electric vehicles

Does this mean Honda will achieve their aim of a production, electric motorcycle by 2017? Tucked away quietly in an annual sustainability report from 2015 was a single paragraph that outlined Honda’s intentions for electric, two-wheel mobility, it called for “Market electric motorcycles that meet local needs in...

Honda go all in on Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Announcement today in partnership with General Motors pledges $85 million towards mass production of fuel cells. Between them, Honda and GM hold over 2,200 patents with respect to fuel cell technology (ranking them number 1 and number 3 in the world respectively) and with their announcement today of...

Meta Review: Honda CBR1000RR 2017 Fireblade

Some of the fastest riders on the planet – and some motorcycling journalists – are in Portimao, Portugal. It’s the world’s first test of the much anticipated Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade, people have been waiting for this bike for years and we’re following their social feeds all weekend so you...

Honda’s new self-balancing tech defies gravity

…and by not using gyroscopes prove that bikes are more stable than people think. We’re all familiar with Segways by now. No, not those ridiculous footboards that kids all nagged at their mums and dads about a couple of years ago before they all started exploding, but the self-balancing, ‘future...