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Archive images of Soichiro Honda with Goldwing Club Founder
Some interesting archive images of Soichiro Honda, founder of the Honda Motorcycle Company taken at the old Honda GB headquarters, along with Harry Ward, founder of the Gold Wing Owners Club of Great Britain ( G.W.O.C.G.B). The club, started by Harry and his wife Grace, we are delighted to report is still going strong!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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 ;)
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!
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.
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!
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.
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: 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.
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.
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 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!
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.