Talk about switching gears! I was deep into the tightest corner of the handling course at the weeklong testing session of AJAC’s Car of the Year program, when I felt the tingle. Once I was safely sidelined, I checked the new email that had fired off the cellphone vibration. And then had to mentally switch […]
Cole Seely will join the factory Honda team in 2015 and will contest the 450 Class in both Supercross and the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. Less than 48 hours after the conclusion of the 2014 season, the first domino has officially fallen in this year’s carousel of offseason rider and team changes. Cole Seely […]
Less than a decade ago, the motorcycle market was experiencing unbridled success. Manufacturers were updating their sportbikes every two years, and the cruiser market was blazing hot with riders who sought personal freedom via riffs on the V-Twin archetype. Motorcycles sold at unprecedented levels, especially to a baby boomer demographic that was absolutely flush with […]
Honda announced yesterday that Justin Barica will miss the remaining rounds of the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross season to undergo surgery to correct a chronic ankle issue. Barcia was a last minute scratch at this past weekend’s round of the series in Lakewood, Colorado, and after seeing a doctor yesterday, made the decision to […]
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News Release Over the past few years, Honda has introduced dozens of new powersports products. And this latest introduction of 2015 models keeps that momentum rolling with the addition of a new sport bike, significant updates to the CRF450R and CRF250R motocross machines, and the return of popular off-road products. “We’re unveiling some exciting new […]
American Honda today announced a few 2015 models, including the all-new NM4 (pictured above) that we discussed a few days ago, as well as a redesigned PCX150 scooter. It looks like the U.S. model NM4 will feature the smaller displacement 670cc parallel twin, rather than the 745 cc unit in Europe. While it has “love […]
We have talked about the new Open class in MotoGP, and the tremendous advantages it offers teams such as Yamaha and Ducati, which are essentially running factory bikes in the class. Honda built a lower-spec bike for Nicky Hayden and others, so the Honda Open class entries seem to be hopelessly uncompetitive at this point. […]
2014 Honda RC213V MotoGP #93 & #26 Team Repsol Honda HRC studio first photos.
I’m thinking of getting a Grom, an inexpensive, fuel-efficient new bike from Honda. Joel Johnson likes his a lot: it sounds like the best of both worlds when it comes to scooters and motorcycles. That light weight changes the “intimidation factor” of the motorcycle. Riding the Grom doesn’t feel like you’ve just swung your leg […]
A CR500 in a yzf frame fuel injected. This is cool! Two strokes were so much fun. Check out this video and remember if you ever need the best deal on parts and accessories please give us a call at Head Down Throttle Back Motorsports 4065 Nevso Dr Las Vegas, NV 89103 (702) 898-1531 (855) […]
It comes as no surprise that Honda’s Civic and Accord are the most stolen cars in America, but as it turns out, thieves like the company’s motorcycles the most too, according to a study by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). Out of the 46,061 two-wheelers stolen in 2012, 9,082 of them were Hondas. While […]
November 21, 2013 – “The brilliance of Honda engineering shines once again in the form of the 2014 CTX700N. This is a bike specifically engineered to make motorcycling more approachable, affordable and fun than ever before.” Thanks to a low seat height of only 28.3 inches, riders can quickly get acclimated to life in the […]