Helmet Law Upheld in OntarioTue, 16 Jun 2009
A Sikh in Ontario, Canada, has lost his challenge to the $110 ticket he received back in September 2005 for not wearing a helmet while riding his Honda Shadow. Baljinder Badesha, 39, claims the Ontario helmet law is “100 per cent” discrimination no matter what the safety issues are when riding without a helmet. We cannot put anything over the turban, it is against our religion. Mr. Badesha said outside court.
Happy 50th Anniversary Honda America!Fri, 12 Jun 2009
Wow, Honda, that’s quite an achievement! 2009 marks Honda’s fiftieth year of operations in the U.S. Our success in the global marketplace is the result of our commitment to continued investment in America’s future.
Honda Motorcycle TechnologyTue, 09 Jun 2009
For all you gearheads out there, Honda has opened a new Motorcycle Technology Picturebook site, an easy to understand guide to Honda’s advanced motorcycle technologies. You can find anything from the engine idling stop system to Honda’s new automatic transmission system for motorcycles or the HFT (Human-Friendly Transmission) pictured above. This site will be updated regularly, check it out now!
Does your 2010 Honda Fury have Sloppy Welds?Tue, 02 Jun 2009
The 2010 Honda Fury Chopper has been out for a few weeks now and people have been buying them up all across North America. A local Honda dealer revealed to us that he only received 4 choppers from Honda and sold them before they even arrived at his shop. The Fury is at a great price for those who want a stylish chopper look, but are you sacrificing quality for a bargain chopper? Do sloppy welds break your heart or can you tough it out and live with them knowing you got a unique looking bike at an affordable price? See the full post for pictures and opinions.
Mac MotorcyclesThu, 28 May 2009
British motorcycle design studio Xenophya Design and product designer Ellis Pitt have teamed up to produce a new company, Mac Motorcycles. Based out of Upton-Upon-Severn in Worcestershire, England, Mac Motorcycles will produce a line of bikes powered by Buell’s air-cooled single cylinder 492cc engines used in the Blast, with a tubular backbone frame. On the company’s website, Pitt describes its bikes as being simple to maintain, include references and details from choppers and bobbers and feature “Harley posture, flat-track manners, Ducati handling”.
New Honda Fury TV Spot is Scary [Video]Thu, 28 May 2009
Ok, it’s not THAT new… Somehow it slipped passed me back in April. I guess I was too busy watching people do wheelies on scooters. The new 2010 Honda Fury TV spot has a lot of quick edits of intense scenes including a shark jumping up at your face and various animals and people screaming at you. Let’s not forget the dude getting punched in the face and people getting blown around by a tornado. Ya, it’s INTENSE and kind of scary. You don’t see too much of the bike except for it standing stationary near the end.
Official 2010 Honda Fury PricingTue, 19 May 2009
We know you guys have been wondering and asking and pondering the pricing of the 2010 Honda Fury Chopper so I thought I’d make a post to flat out state how much you’ll have to dish out for the Fury. There are three different price points that Honda has announced and they are between $12,999 and $13,999. See the full post for details!
Cool Cycles Ice CreamMon, 20 Apr 2009
John Gibson had a vision 15 years ago to sell ice cream from a motorcycle sidecar, inspired while running as he listening to motivational guru, Tony Robins. After years of experimenting with different bikes and setups, including using the Russian made Ural (he once owned a Ural dealership), Gibson, finally settled on the Honda 750 Shadow and the Harley-Davidson 883 Sportster. The Cool Cycles Ice Cream Company is open for business, the headquarters are located in Tacoma, WA where they will start selling franchises within a 100 mile radius, the Los Angeles area will be next and Las Vegas to follow.
2010 Honda SH150iTue, 14 Apr 2009
The Honda SH150i has been a big seller in Europe for years and will finally be coming to the U.S. in May. Honda might be arriving a year late, missing the huge demand from last years gas spike and is a little pricey at $4,499 considering you can get a Kawasaki Ninja 250R for $500 less.
Honda CG150 TITAN MIXWed, 11 Mar 2009
While there are certain countries around the globe that are known for their significant contribution to technological innovation within the motorcycle industry, Brazil has never been one of them. Until now, it seems. Brazilian Honda subsidiary Moto Honda da Amazonia Ltda., recently began sales of the CG150 TITAN MIX, a 150cc bike with the world’s first production flexible-fuel technology.