Marc Marquez takes a mighty win at Assen

The 70th Dutch TT at Assen will probably long be recalled by bike fans around the world as one of the best MotoGP races in the series’ history; the eight protagonists for a podium finish in today’s 26-lap battle will definitely remember it that way. The fight began when the lights went off and only ended when the chequered flag established the top-3 riders who fought in the closest top-fifteen of all time. By that point, Marc Marquez had finally pulled a two-second gap on the chasing group,... Read more

Toni Bou breaks a new record: 100 victories in the world trial championships

In Gouveia, Portugal today, Repsol Honda Team rider Toni Bou set yet another new record in the TrialGP World Championship: 100 victories. Bou established a 50% win ratio on the same day as reaching the new milestone of a 200th championship appearance. The triumph of Toni Bou today in Portugal was far from just going through the motions, but represents another career high-point for the Repsol Honda Team rider. The champion managed to break the record for number of victories in world championship... Read more

Repsol Honda Team head to Assen, the “Cathedral” of bike racing

Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez arrives in Assen for the eighth round of the MotoGP Championship leading the standings by 27 points and resolved to best manage whatever situations the weekend may throw at him, with an eye on the title fight. Teammate Dani Pedrosa worked on a slightly different setup for his bike during the post-race test in Catalunya, and he is looking forward to taking a step in a positive direction. Both Repsol Honda riders have good memories from Assen, with Dani having taken... Read more

Moto GP Track Report – Round 7 Catalunya

What was the strategy for the Catalan race? We had to understand how the tires worked because our riders Marc and Dani both started with different tires. It was tough because Ducati was fast here. Our strategy was try to keep the tires in good shape until the end. The positive points and negative points after the race? Dani didn’t start from a great grid position, but after a good start he improved his situation a lot. Marc kept his position at the top of... Read more

Marquez Takes Safe Second To Increase Championship Lead

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Catalunya, June 18, 2018 Reigning MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team RC213V) finished a strong second at Catalunya this afternoon to increase his points advantage at the top of the 2018 championship chase. In the early stages of the race the 25-year-old local hero raced for the lead with winner Jorge Lorenzo, but track conditions were difficult, with ten of the 26 starters crashing during the 24-laps, so Marquez wisely decided... Read more

The all-new 2018 Honda GL1800 Gold Wing remains Honda’s flagship premium tourer, loaded with features that allow two people to ride in style

Model updates: Redesigned from the wheels up, the new Honda Gold Wing is sharper, more compact and lighter; its monumental flat six-cylinder engine now features 4-valves per cylinder and comes equipped with Throttle By Wire, 4 riding modes, Honda Selectable Torque Control and Hill Start Assist. The new chassis features an aluminium beam frame, double wishbone front suspension and single-sided Pro-Arm - damping is electrically adjustable, as is rear spring preload. An electric screen, Smart Key and... Read more

The 2019 Honda CRF450L is a true dual-purpose motorcycle offering a complete package, just as happy roosting trails as it is linking them up on-road

New model updates: Using the CRF450R moto-crosser as a base, Honda's new road-legal dual-purpose motorcycle has a tough, lightweight chassis built to find all the available grip, powered by an engine that delivers strong, usable power right from the bottom. Durable, high quality parts and long service intervals aim for a worry-free riding and ownership experience. Contents: 1 Introduction 2 Model overview 3 Key features 4 Technical specifications Introduction A true dual-purpose... Read more

2018 CRF250L – Built for Adventures Big and Small

Dual-sport or adventure bikes have always been dream machines. Motorcycles that let you ride on both dirt trails as well as the street. But exotic destinations aside, they’re also extraordinarily practical too: rugged, narrow, light, minimalistic, built to survive everything from barren desert to your weekday commute. Want a motorcycle with this type of versatility, that won’t cost you an arm and a leg? That’s where Honda’s CRF250L and CRF250L Rally come in. They’re light, simple, fuel-efficient,... Read more

Life on the open road on a Honda Gold Wing (courtesy of the globeandmail.com)

When the American author Robert Pirsig took a two-week road trip to California on his motorcycle, he wrote that if he'd been in a car, watching the scenery pass by through the window would be like watching it on TV. "But on a cycle, the frame is gone," he noted. "You're completely in contact with it all. You're in the scene, not just watching it anymore, and the sense of presence is overwhelming." That was half a century ago, and nothing has changed since. Touring motorcyclists still ride for the... Read more

Why the Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 remains at the top

The 1992 debut of Honda’s world-changing CBR900RR Fireblade completely rewrote the design book of supersport motorcycles, introducing a remarkably compact and lightweight configuration. With relatively tiny proportions and an unprecedented power-to-weight ratio, the Fireblade embodied the origin of the modern supersport motorcycle. This ethos of ‘total control’ would ensure the Fireblade would be the benchmark superbike that all others would be compared against. The current CBR1000RR... Read more