Reviews

The Honda VFR400R family

CB-NET checks out that most special of V4 middleweights, the Honda VFR400R family Honda didn’t have the best of starts to their V4 projects! That original VF750 model of 1983 was met with derision when the whole chocolate cam-shaft crisis…

 

50 Years of Superbikes – Part 2

Yes, we are back with our look-back at 50 (OK, 40) years of the superbike. Why just 40? Well, it’s now 50 years since the machine that first coined the phrase ‘superbike’ was launched – Honda’s CB750 Four – but,…

 

Beautiful Bikes…The Yamaha YZR-500

For many of us, things don’t get much better than two-strokes. Now, stop sniggering or being rude at the back, we are on about motorcycle engines. Yes, for many of us, we are into classic bikes because we have a…

 

Triumph TT600 – Bikes that make you go hmmm

CB-Net loves the quirky, weird and downright wonderful, so let’s have a retrospective look at Triumph’s copy-cat CBR600, the TT600 and later Daytona middleweight models… Ahhh the Triumph TT600 a bike once described by a journalist as a great machine,…

 

Suzuki GSX1400 – A Tyre Kickers Guide

Suzuki’s big-bore muscle bike looked hard as nails, but was actually a big softy at heart. If we’re honest here at CB-Net, what we really wanted when we first heard about the Suzuki GSX1400 was a bit of a Wes…

 

Honda CBR600F History – Part 2

Ally allez! With our earlier look at the classic CBR600s, here we look at the late-1990s to the mid-noughties middleweight Honda classics! Like Suzuki’s traditionally double-cradled GSX-R750, it was almost impossible to consider an aluminium beam-framed CBR600, but it happened…

 

Honda CBR600F History – Part 1

Steel stooges! We love a good ‘steelie’ Honda CBR600F here at CB-Net, so here’s a run-down on the models we love, pre-FX! It’s amazing to think that at one point, around 55,000 UK bikers were loving the delights of the…