Honda

Honda CX500 – Neither Plastic nor Maggot

  Classic rides of the Pre-Pensioner Back with another series where Classic-Motorbikes.net looks at the machines once enjoyed by those of us now in our 50s. What made them memorable and why we loathed or lusted after them? Introduction Its…

 

Honda SS50 – Wet Schoolboy’s Dream!

Honda’s SS50 became the reluctant choice of parents who realised they weren’t going to win the moped v cycling/bus/lift or walk argument but also considered keeping their neighbours as friends a priority. Yes, just like Mr Honda, in our house…

 

Homologation Special Honda’s RC30

We love to hear about a reader/restoration here at CB-Net – especially when it’s about one of the coolest homologation specials ever: Honda’s RC30… Shaun Nielsen reckons the Honda VFR750R RC30 is the coolest ‘sports-production’ motorcycle ever. Launched in 1987,…

 

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…

 

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…