Marvel at the beautiful Honda RC30Thu, 17 Jun 2010
The Honda RC30 is without a doubt the most beautiful bike ever conceived, and this promotional video solidifies the motorcycle artwork with the technical process it takes to build the VFR750R. The slow motion footage of the road machine alongside its HRC race counterpart further portrays the beauty of the RC30. Watch in awe as the Honda engineer pieces the components together to create a motorcycle masterpiece.
NR750 owners should require approvalMon, 14 Jun 2010
Words can't express the absolute disbelief of this strangely attired guy trying to ride one of the rarest motorcycles every to grace tarmac. But this clip descends in to absurdity when the rider fumbles setting off on the Honda NR750 and drops the oval-pistoned beauty on its side. Did he stall it or is there a disc lock hidden within the pixilated video?
Honda Personal Mobility Concept U3-X [video]Wed, 05 May 2010
Using technology derived from the ASIMO bi-pedal humanoid robot, Honda has developed a new personal mobility concept called the U3-X. If this proves successful, owners may never have to walk again. Check out a video of the U3-X in action below the jump.
Not Even Death Can Stop Him From RidingWed, 28 Apr 2010
How much do you love riding? Probably not as much as this guy did. David Morales Colon, 22, was shot to death April 22 in Puerto Rico.
Is this Valentino Rossi's missing NSR500?Thu, 15 Apr 2010
CHECK THIS: the poster of this video on YouTube is asking if the machine in the clip is an ex-Valentino Rossi Honda NSR500 GP racer. Although, the bike looks the part, we doubt it's a 'missing' Valentino two-stroker. We weren't even aware the nine-time world champ had lost one!
See Britain's land speed record hopeful at Race Retro 2010Tue, 09 Mar 2010
SEE THE MACHINE that could propel Britain to a new motorcycle land speed world record at The Race Retro 2010 show, held at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry from 12th to 14th March. Almost a year has passed since Visordown broke the news of the planned UK assault on the land speed record - this coming August the Angelic Bulldog team travels to Bonneville, where it is hoping to smash the 400mph barrier and bring the motorcycle Land Speed Record back to the UK for the first time since 1937. The current record stands at 360.913mph over a kilometre.
Dealer Expo 2010: Yoshimura R-77 Slip-On ExhaustMon, 15 Feb 2010
Yoshimura is playing to the green movement with its new R-77 slip-on canister with integral catalytic converter. The version ready for the 2008-09 Honda CBR1000RR is claimed to be three pounds lighter than stock and offers a big bump in midrange power. Most importantly to the greenies, however, is that it produces fewer emissions than other performance mufflers.
NEW: Yoshimura ends cans for Honda CB1000RWed, 10 Feb 2010
LEGENDARY JAPANESE tuning house Yoshimura has designed a series of slip-on performance end cans for Honda’s naked CB1000R.The brand new EEC-approved cans bolt straight onto the bike's exiting pipework and feature a stainless steel end cone and integral lower Yoshimura logoed cat-converter heat shield. Even with the dB-Killer baffle in place peak power is improved, as is mid-range torque with further performance gains available if the baffle is removed.A full race mid-pipe, extracting yet more power is on the way and will be available later in the year. The Yoshimura CB1000R Slip-On, including the supplied heat shield, is over 4kgs lighter than the OE item, the Carbon sleeve, even more so at just 4.65kg.Part Number/Sleeve Type/Weight/RRP including VAT1A0-480-5B50 Stainless Steel 2.61kg £712.711A0-480-5B80 Titanium 2.45kg £770.181A0-480-5B80B Titan Blue 2.45kg £850.651A0-480-5B90 Carbon 2.35kg £896.631A0-480-5B20 Metal Magic 2.61kg £793.17 Noise Output (decibels)Standard end can: 94dB @ 5,000rpmYoshimura EEC Slip-On: 94.5dB @ 5,000rpm(with db-killer in place)
First Look: Marotti Honda-engined trikeWed, 10 Feb 2010
TAKE A HONDA VFR750 engine, a reverse trike chassis and some Batman-style aerodynamic bodywork and this is the result. Polish company Marotti have built this 100bhp prototype model using a 750cc Honda motorcycle engine. The company is now planning to frighten potential customers witless with a new 1.4 litre engine machine that will deliver a claimed power ratio of 397bhp/tonne.Oooh, yer bugger...
AUDIO: Hailwood Honda Six on full songFri, 08 Jan 2010
DUKE Marketing have released an audio CD of the historic Diamond Jubilee 1966 Isle of Man TT, capturing the action, atmosphere and magic of this unique event - and here's a clip of the disc.Listen to Mike Hailwood roar away from the line on his deafening Honda 250cc six, as Mike's father is interviewed by one of the radio presenters. It's classic stuff.The full CD has interviews with Mike Hailwood, Phil Read, Stuart Graham, Freddie Frith and Stanley Woods - plus Agostini being grilled by Hailwood.