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Ken Roczen Is Officially a Honda Motocross Rider! (cool video)
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Check out the 2016 Pro Motocross champ on his new 2017 CRF450. The best worst-kept secret in motocross is finally out — Ken Roczen is going red. It was a bit of a controversial topic when the “Roczen to Honda” rumors started gaining serious traction in the pits at the AMA Pro Motocross Nationals. Amidst […]

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American Honda Signs Ken Roczen to Multi-Year Contract
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Team Honda HRC has signed Ken Roczen to a multi-year contract for competition in Monster Energy Supercross and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. Roczen already has a long list of accomplishments to his name, including the 2014 and 2016 AMA Pro Motocross 450MX Championships and nine premier-class AMA Supercross victories. Aboard 250cc equipment, he earned […]

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Tim Gajser Wins 2016 FIM Motocross World Championship Title
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TOKYO, Japan, September 5, 2016 – HRC (Honda Racing Corporation) contract rider, Tim Gajser has won the 2016 FIM* Motocross World Championship in the premier MXGP class (450 cc). He races for Team Honda Gariboldi Racing with CRF450RW, Honda factory machine. Gajser took fourth place in race 1 and second in race 2 of Americas […]

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2016 Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L | First Impression (video)
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Sometimes, nothing beats a little adventure on a motorcycle. In fact, many motocross racers enjoy a little downtime on an adventure bike. It’s a great way to escape on two wheels and see things that you normally couldn’t. The 2016 Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L features a similar Dakar platform, and comes with either a manual […]

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Canard and Honda Split for 2017, They Release Thank You Video
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Canard expected to move to Red Bull KTM. Honda HRC today confirmed what we already knew: after ten years with the brand, Trey Canard will not return to Honda in 2017. Honda made the announcement in a press release thanking Canard for his years with the brand. American Honda Motor Corp., Inc. extends its sincere […]

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1994 Honda XR600R – Escapade Custom Motorcycles
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Written by Martin Hodgson. The historic walled port city of Saint Malo set on the French side of the English Channel can lay claim to hosting many important events in world history. But as the port of choice for the swashbuckling French buccaneers of the 17th century it’s hard to argue had they still been […]

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Trey Canard to Miss High Point Motocross National
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Due to injury sustained this week in a practice crash. Reports are he suffered a bulging disc in his back and will evaluate day by day. The team will evaluate his condition on a “weekly basis” to determine when he can return to action. “It’s unfortunate that Trey will miss this weekend’s race,” said team […]

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Has Honda Patented an Air Conditioning System for Motorcycles? – News
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It looks like Honda is planning to make summer rides easier as the Japanese bike manufacturer recently filed patents for a new air conditioning system for motorcycles. An AC unit, which till date has been something car owners brag about to bikers could soon be a reality on Honda bikes or at least a similar […]

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Eli Tomac Out for Rest of MX National Series
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Eli Tomac is out for the rest of the year after starting a perfect 5-0 and leading the moto he was in before crashing. Reports are he has a 100% tear of his rotator cuff and likely will need surgery on both shoulders. The GEICO Honda PR is below: GEICO Honda rider Eli Tomac out […]

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Tomac Injury Update Thunder Valley MX National. Crash video!
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While dominating moto 2 Saturday at Lakewood Eli Tomac made what seemed like a small error and crashed hard injuring his shoulder. In a statement release Saturday night GEICO Honda co-owner Jeff Majkrzak said that Tomac sustained a dislocated shoulder and that they hope he will be able to race next week. Medical crew at […]

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Leaked Video of the Honda Africa Twin Out Testing
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It looks like some video of the new Africa Twin has leaked out of Honda HQ, showing the adventure-touring bike going through its paces. From the few glimpses we see from the video, the Honda Africa Twin looks very similar to the True Adventure prototype that Honda unveiled at EICMA. Designated as the Honda CRF1000L, […]

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Honda Presents Loyal 84-Year-Old Owner With His 55th Honda Motorcycle
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In a presentation ceremony this week on March 10th at Horner Honda in Salisbury, Maryland, American Honda Finance Corporation Senior Vice President David W. Paul handed long time Honda owner Harry Adler the key to a 2015 Honda CB300F . The motorcycle is the 55th Honda that Adler, 84, has owned. Over the years, Adler […]

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2015 Honda Grom Offers New Colors
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TORRANCE, Calif. (Jan. 15, 2015) – Honda announced today that its Grom®, the compact motorcycle with a big attitude, will be offered in two additional colors for its second model year in the manufacturer’s lineup. For 2015, Yellow and Pearl White options join the popular Red and Black versions that were available in its successful […]

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Honda CB750 | History-Making Motorcycles
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With its massive four-cylinder engine, the Honda CB750 ascended to the top of the heap of motorcycles offered with more than four cylinders in 1969. In the summer of 1969, if you wanted a motorcycle with more than two cylinders you had four choices that were each new models that year: the two-stroke 500cc triple […]

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