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Honda Kokoro #2 - Helen On Wheels
Ride back to 1959 to see Helen Musselman’s original Honda dealership.



Honda Kokoro Video #1 - Lance's Collection
Kokoro means "heart" in Japanese and Honda's new video series celebrates the heritage, culture, people and product that makes Honda uniquely Honda. This first video showcases a Honda associate's amazing collection.



Scheduled maintenance starting at Wednesday, 7 september
We will be performing a planned maintenance on the website starting at Wednesday, September 7, from 8PM Central European Time.



Freddie Spencer joins all-star classic tt line-up
hree-time motorcycle Grand Prix World Champion Freddie Spencer will appear at this year’s Classic TT road racing event.



Classic TT: Michael Dunlop ups tempo to remain fastest in Superbike class
Michael Dunlop set the pace once more at the Classic TT as the Ulster rider lapped at more than 122mph on the Team Classic Suzuki XR69 to lead the Superbike times on Tuesday.



2016 Classic TT: Padgett’s build Anstey’s RS250 in four days
The 250cc Honda RS250 that Bruce Anstey will race in the new Lightweight Classic TT on Saturday was built in just four days last week by Clive Padgett’s team at their headquarters in Batley, Yorkshire.



'Hyper Naked' FZ-10 Highlights Revamped Model Range
Since the crash of 2008, Yamaha has continued to roll out more new motorcycle models, ATVs and Side-by-Sides than any other OEM.



Yamaha historic racing team shine at spa francorchamps spectacle
Yamaha Historic Racing Team's Giacomo Agostini, Christian Sarron and Hubert Rigal revved the hearts of many motorcycle fans on July 2-3 at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium for the Biker's Classics, the biggest classic bikes meeting in Europe.



Excitement Builds for New Honda CBR250RR
The release of a teaser video for the new Honda CBR250RR has put the moto-related internet into fever pitch over speculation of when the bike will finally be released.



Honda may invest $60m in motorcycle plant
Bangladesh Honda Private Ltd, a concern of Honda Ltd of Japan, has expressed its interest in investing $60 million in motorcycle manufacturing at a special economic zone in Bangladesh.



The David Silver Honda Collection: visitor guide
Silver is well known among fans of classic Hondas. For three decades he has been supplying the spare parts that have kept Soichiro Honda's masterpieces ridden and restored.



FORGOTTEN HERO: THE HONDA N600/KEI
History has not been entirely fair to the Honda N600, a car virtually forgotten compared with something such as the Civic.






yamaha develops electric motorcycle series for the streets and trails
In addition to the characteristics unique to a DC brushless electric motor, these two yamaha electric vehicle motorcycle concept models have an operational feel that will seem natural even to today’s motorcycle enthusiasts and they achieve a new kind of riding experience that will inspire the passion in riders.



Honda updates its crossover motorcycle lineup
Along with several prototype motorcycles that were unveiled ahead of the Tokyo Moto Show, Honda also announced updates to its Crossover X-models – namely the VFR1200X Crosstourer, NC750X and CB500X.



Yamaha Sports Ride Concept revealed in Tokyo
The 2015 Tokyo Motor Show is brimming with sports car concepts, and here's the latest one: the Yamaha Sports Ride Concept.



Yamaha Motobot autonomous motorcycle rider taunts Rossi
No one can accuse Yamaha of dreaming small with its Motobot project on display at the Tokyo Motor Show.



Honda PF50 spares now available at cmsnl.com
CMS has added parts fiches of four different PF50 models. These mopeds are also known as Honda Amigo and Honda Novio and were build in the early seventies.



James May Star Auctions Off Four of his Motorcycles
May’s collection included a 1967 Honda CB450 “Black Bomber”, 1970 Honda PS50 Sports Moped, 1967 Honda P50 Moped, and a 1973 Honda XL70 Trail.



Honda unveils three-wheel Neowing motorcycle
Honda will be showing off a three-wheeled motorcycle at the Tokyo Motor Show, as part of an exhibit that will include several other two- and four-wheeled concept vehicles.



BMW, Honda and Yamaha collaborate to increase motorcycle safety
BMW, Honda and Yamaha join forces in pursuit of the development and promotion of Cooperative-Intelligent Transportation Systems (C-ITS) principally designed for powered two-wheelers.



Honda Motorcycles launches Africa Twin campaign with Southpaw
Honda has launched a new campaign for its Africa Twin motorcycle, the first in a series of campaigns for Honda's 2016 model line-up.



Distinguished Gentlemen Riders in Australia Show Off Their Bikes to Battle Prostate Cancer
Over 400 motorcyclists in Melbourne, all of whom are distinguished gentlemen, rode their custom-made motorcycles to raise money to battle prostate cancer.



Michael Dunlop Leads Classic TT Qualifying
Competitors at Classic TT Races presented by Bennetts enjoyed their first full qualifying session this evening as the Mountain Course was bathed in sunlight and riders were even warned about glare.



coffee vs. motorcycle
Is it just us or is there a motorcycle in this coffee?



Honda C71Z restoration project
Did you know our restoration team is working on a Honda C71Z restoration project? These guys really love working on vintage models and often share interesting thoughts on the restoration process:



We are looking for someone who knows everything about motorcycle parts!
After acquiring lots of great NOS parts, we came upon a pedal that we did not recognize. Who will help us finding the model it belongs to? Join our challenge or tag someone who might be able to help us out :)






Honda RS1000 restoration: wheels and spokes
Mike Palmgren is currently working on a Honda RS600 restoration. He regularly shares his updates with us.



One slippery sidecar
Well, that's one slippery sidecar!



How to make a spectacular finish
Some of you might have seen it already, but this guy sure knows how to make a spectacular finish!



"Safety first"
Their motto? "Safety first"



Honda RS600 restoration: aluminium hub
Mike Palmgren has 14 full restorations on display at the Honda Collection Hall in Japan. He is currently working on a Honda RS600 restoration and regularly shares his updates with us.



Honda RS1000 restoration: float bowls
Our restoration team has been doing a terrific job with the Honda RS1000 project. They regularly provide us with updates on this page: http://www.facebook.com/hondars1000.



Video: How to crash your motorcycle without...
How to crash your motorcycle without actively doing something...



Yamaha Virago plus Nissan outboard motor
What do you get when you combine a 1985 Yamaha Virago motorbike frame and a 1990 9.9-horsepower Nissan outboard motor with a trio of hydrofoils?



Honda RS600 restoration: engine ready for frame
Motorcycle builder Mike Palmgren just sent us this great picture!



This kid is a natural! :D
This kid is a natural! :D



Video: wheelie overdone
When you overdo your wheelie...



Honda RS600 restoration: tripple clamps
Specialized in high-end motorcycle restorations, American motorcycle builder Mike Palmgren has 14 full restorations on display at the Honda Collection Hall in Japan. His latest project is a Honda RS600 restoration.



Are you ready for the summer vacation?
Are you ready for the summer vacation? ;)



Honda RS600 restoration: foot peg mounts
Mike Palmgren is currently working on a Honda RS600 restoration. With 14 full restorations already on display at the Honda Collection Hall in Japan, this man knows everything about vintage Japanese motorcycles.



Monster motorcycle
Thanks to this Monster Motorcycle built by Australian ex-stuntman Ray Baumann, car drivers will hopefully be much more careful around motorcycles from now on ;)



Jenson Button and his CB1000R
Guess who we bumped into in Monaco this weekend? Jenson Button and his CB1000R!



Stunt rider in old English country house
It might be old, but it's still worth a look! Stunt rider Dougie Lampkin was allowed to ride in a beautiful old English country house called Goodwood Manor!



Honda RS600 restoration: engine finished
Mike Palmgren has 14 full restorations on display at the Honda Collection Hall in Japan. He is currently working on a Honda RS600 restoration and regularly shares his updates with us. He has just finished the engine!






Honda RS600 restoration: lower end of engine almost complete
Fixing anything with an engine since the age of ten, motorcycle builder Mike Palmgren currently has 14 full restorations on display at the Honda Collection Hall in Japan.



Help us fight cancer!
Will you help out a fellow rider? Jon Birchall is dying from kidney cancer. He has committed himself to spend his remaining time (30 to 40 months) increasing awareness of kidney cancer. Early diagnosis can make a huge difference, but funds for research are lacking.



The early bird catches the worm!
The early bird catches the worm!



Confortable passenger
This man wants his passengers to be as comfortable as possible ;)



Honda RS600 restoration: engine assembly
Motorcycle builder Mike Palmgren is currently working on a Honda RS600 restoration. He has 14 full restorations on display at the Honda Collection Hall in Japan and keeps us up to date on his latest project:



Life-size 3D printed Honda
An artist from New York created a life-size 3D printed Honda motorcycle. We prefer the original parts of course, but it is an impressive creation nonetheless!



Beautiful portrait of a true motorcycle lover!
Beautiful portrait of a true motorcycle lover!



Honda RS600 restoration: engine covers powder coated
Motorcycle builder Mike Palmgren has 14 full restorations on display at the Honda Collection Hall in Japan. He is currently working on a Honda RS600 restoration:



Great way to use your sidecar!
This is a great way to use your sidecar!



Nos News
We just came across an incredible collection of NOS-parts. In our own warehouse! Twenty years ago, we put these parts aside for indexing – and then we completely forgot about them.



How (not) to build a motorcycle using spare parts
Now this is a fine example of someone using spare parts to build a great motorcycle! ;)



We love working on vintage Japanese motorcycles
There's nothing we love more than working on vintage Japanese motorcycles.



What happens when you transform a motorcycle into a snowmobile?
What happens when you transform a motorcycle into a snowmobile? Some Russians decided to find out for themselves!



Honda RS600 restoration: degreasing and powdercoating engine
With 14 full restorations on display at the Honda Collection Hall in Japan, it is almost an understatement to call Mike Palmgren an expert. He is currently working on a Honda RS600 restoration, and tells us about his project.



10 year old kid builds Honda CB200
This 10-year old kid from Texas built himself a custom Honda CB200, how cool is that!



For us, the Honda Monkey will always be the best mini bike! ;)
For us, the Honda Monkey will always be the best mini bike! ;)



What's keeping you from a better ride?
What's keeping you from a better ride?



Police hold aniversary video
Probably no Japanese motorcycles, but still impressive to see!



Lego Honda repsol
Using Lego is one way to build your dream motorcycle. But if you would rather use genuine parts, use www.cmsnl.com ;)






Honda RS600 restoration: transmission assembly and the counterbalance
Mike Palmgren is working on a Honda RS600 restoration. He has 14 full restorations on display at the Honda Collection Hall in Japan and regularly provides us with updates from his latest project.



Special pram
Spotted at the Isle of Man TT!



MotoPOD: bring your motorcycle along for flying
Some people bring their motorcycle along on a trailer when they travel by car. With the so-called MotoPOD, it will be possible to bring a motorcycle along for air-travel as well.



Honda RS600 restoration: crank
Mike Palmgren has 14 full restorations on display at the Honda Collection Hall in Japan and is currently working on a Honda RS600 restoration.



Happy April Fools' Day!
Happy April Fools' Day!



Is it a motorcycle, a briefcase ?
Is it a motorcycle? Is it a briefcase? No... It's the Honda Motocompo!



Honda RS600 restoration: right hand side of engine
American motorcycle builder Mike Palmgren is specialised in high-end motorcycle restorations. He has 14 full restorations on display at the Honda Collection Hall in Japan and is currently working on a Honda RS600 restoration. He regularly provides us with picture material.



Like father, like son
Like father, like son?



Honda RS600 restoration: clutch cover removed
With 14 full restorations on display at the Honda Collection Hall in Japan, American motorcycle builder Mike Palmgren is truly specialised in high-end motorcycle restorations. He's currently working on a Honda RS600 restoration and regularly provides us with picture material.



Watch your speedometer
We're no fans of speed limits, but sometimes it's probably for the best to keep an eye on your speedometer :)



Honda RC166 built from scratch
It took Nico Claasen six years to finish his magnificent Honda RC116, which he built from scratch.



Honda RC166 restoration finished!
Some time ago, we visited Dutch motorcycle lover Nico Claasen. After six years of work, he had just finished his magnificent Honda RC116. It was built completely from scratch and we were very impressed, to say the least. So last week, we decided to buy it from him!



Tree of shame
Anyone familiar with the tree of shame? This is a monument of sorts to people who have crashed their bikes or cars along the 'Tail of the Dragon'.



The Adam Cramer story
Adam Cramer is a rebel who loves collecting and building vintage motorcycles. This is his story!



How to clean motorcycle boots
The perfect way to clean your motorcycle boots!



Honda RS600 restoration: connecting rod
American motorcycle builder Mike Palmgren is working on a spectacular Honda RS600 restoration. He regularly provides us with inside information.



Motorcycle show attracts hundreds to Boyertown
The showroom at Martin's Motorcycles in Boyertown was filled with modern classic motorcycles from the '60s through the '80s Saturday.



We wonder... Is this a great stunt or has something gone wrong?
We wonder... Is this a great stunt or has something gone wrong?



Honda RS600 restoration: cylinder head removed
American motorcycle builder Mike Palmgren regularly tells us about his ambitious Honda RS600 restoration.



Looks like some motorcycle lovers forgot to check www.cmsnl.com for side stands!
Looks like some motorcycle lovers forgot to check www.cmsnl.com for side stands!



Vintage and classic motorcycles on display
Wingham, Australia - More than 80 classic and vintage motorcycles are expected to take part in the annual Taree and District Vintage and Classic Motorcycle Club rally this weekend.



Eyes on the road!
Sometimes it's simply impossible to keep your eyes on the road ;)



Follow our restoration projects
We have a weak spot for motorcycle history at www.cmsnl.com, especially if vintage Japanese motorcycles are involved.



With this one, the kids can ride along with you
With this one, the kids can ride along with you ;)



Agostini ready to thrill Cadwell crowds once again
Louth, UK - Motorcyclinglegend Giacomo Agostini will join a host of two-wheeled stars for a major new event, the International Classic, at Cadwell Park near Louth, in July.



Steve McQueen's iconic 100 year-old motorbike up for sale
An iconic 100 year-old motorbike, which once belonged to Steve McQueen, is up for sale for 500,000 pounds.



Honda RS600 restoration: cyclinder
American motorcycle builder Mike Palmgren is working on an ambitious Honda RS600 restoration.



Hamburger motorcycle
One thing is for sure: this lady did not buy her parts at www.cmsnl.com! ;)



Expensive side cases
This guy found the most expensive side cases for his motorcycle :)



Kawasaki's three-wheeled J-concept
What do you think about Kawasaki’s futuristic three-wheeled J-Concept? Being fully electric, it makes use of Kawasaki’s proprietary battery management technology and GIGACELL high capacity nickel-metal hydride battery. Rapid charging and discharging should therefore be possible.



Feeling romantic ?
Anyone else feeling romantic today? ;)



Honda RS600 restoration: before picture
As some of you already know, we’ll be following the restoration of a Honda RS600 for the next couple of weeks. We asked Mike Palmgren to send us a picture of how the RS600 looked before he started working on it.