First Ride Honda Gold Wing F6B

  • AUTHOR
    Motorcyclist
  • POSTED
    May 01, 2013
  • POSTED IN
    Street

"Lighter, faster, cheaper." That’s what customers said they wanted in a Gold Wing variant. And that’s what Honda delivered in the 2013 Gold Wing F6B. Big Red also delivered a better-handling motorcycle, one that is lighter, easier to drop into corners, and more sporty, spirited, and engaging all around.

Southwest Tour: Waiting for the Thaw

  • AUTHOR
    American Honda
  • POSTED
    Apr 29, 2013
  • POSTED IN
    Street

Had enough of winter? Then get ready to ride, because spring is a’comin’! So you’ve eaten more than your fill of chestnuts roasted on an open fire. And if Jack Frost nips at your nose just one more time, you’ll haul off and kick him in the shins. Feeling a little tense, are you? Relax pilgrim, you’re not losing your grip on reality; it’s just the winter doldrums setting in.

Honda CBR600RR Big Piston Fork

  • AUTHOR
    American Honda
  • POSTED
    Apr 10, 2013
  • POSTED IN
    Street

Among the many improvements bestowed upon the 2013 CBR600RR is one that’s a little more difficult to spot until you know what you’re looking for: the new inverted 41mm Big Piston Fork (BPF). The giveaway is the distinctive fork cap with adjusters for compression and rebound (tension) damping settings. As you may remember, the CBR1000RR introduced the Big Piston Fork to the Honda lineup just last year, and while it is a 43mm inverted BPF, the design, operation and advantages all carry over to the new CBR600RR Big Piston Fork.

Superbike Bookends

  • AUTHOR
    Ken Vreeke -- Honda Red Rider
  • POSTED
    Apr 03, 2013
  • POSTED IN
    Street

25 years after sampling Honda’s first inline-four Superbike, we take Duhamel’s CBR1000RR Superbike for a spin and compare the two bikes.

Motegi Museum: The NR Series

  • AUTHOR
    American Honda
  • POSTED
    Mar 29, 2013
  • POSTED IN
    Street

The museum at Honda’s spectacular Twin Ring Motegi racing facility in Japan houses every significant motorcycle Honda ever created—from the early production Dreams, to hundreds of exotic racing machines. Arguably the rarest among Honda’s exotics is the NR series of oval-piston road racers.

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