A series of earthquakes devastated parts of southern Japan Thursday and Saturday killing at least 41 and injuring thousands of others. As the area works to rebuild, automakers including Nissan, Toyota and Honda have been forced to shutter or slow down production due to factory damage.
Flying from Detroit to Phoenix to buy a 1987 Straman CRX Si, then driving the car back, had allowed me to revisit the red rock canyons of Arizona and the mountains of New Mexico for the first time in over a quarter-century. To the east lay more familiar territory populated with friends and family, both for me and the…
I live near Detroit. The usual reasons some people dislike Detroit—the cold, the snow, the insular culture, the urban decay—they don’t bother me much. What really ticks me off about living there is that there’s not a single great driving road within three hours. I fantasize about living near mountains. For the next 24…
I’d badly wanted a Honda CRX Si ever since test driving one back in 1985. I’ve also been wanting to tour the American Southwest again for nearly as long. By flying to Phoenix to buy a rare CRX sight unseen, I’d accomplished the first goal. My new car wasn’t just any CRX, but one of the few fuel-injected Si’s that had…
Religion, especially its more cult-like forms, can inspire people to do stupid things. Mine recently compelled me to place a sizable wager on the reliability of a 29-year-old Honda, on forecasts of unseasonably decent weather, on online friendships, and on other, even more questionable things.
Want to know Honda’s secret sauce in their race bike, what ace racer Marc Marquez thinks about Jorge Lorenzo going to Ducati, or his thoughts on “the kick?” Yeah, so does everyone else, because all the racers keep giving canned responses. So I asked him some different questions from you guys, and got some even better…
The new Honda Africa Twin is great at many things, but I never thought stunt riding would make the list.
Do you have a lease or ownership payment for a Honda? You may want to double check your books, because the Honda’s customer service has been flooded with complaints that they were double charged on their monthly payment.
Marc Marquez is one of the fastest motorcycle racers on the planet, and tomorrow you get to ask him anything you want.
Rumors are starting to bubble up that Honda is looking to put their dual clutch transmission in an upcoming refresh to their CBR sportbike range. And, in a move that surprises even myself, I actually think it’s a great idea.
The Honda CB500X is a fantastic little bike and, while it’s shaped and styled like an adventure bike, it definitely doesn’t perform like one. The folks at Rally Raid agreed that a 500cc adventure bike would be awesome, and then they made it so.
Some 2,000 employees at Honda’s Marysville, Ohio factory were evacuated due to a bomb threat earlier today. What kind of bastard would threaten Honda?
It’s time to have a little talk. Again. I’ve come to realize that, despite my best efforts, I just don’t get the adventure bike thing in the way that convinces riders of the BMW GS, KTM 1190, Triumph Tiger and more to spend so much freaking money on these things. I’m going to need you to explain it to me.
At least four injuries and a death had connections to ruptured airbag inflators in Honda cars by August 2009, the month in which the manufacturer requested a design change by supplier Takata Corporation. But neither company notified U.S. regulators of the request, potentially making both more vulnerable in lawsuits.
Honda definitely did not disappoint at the Osaka Motorcycle Show. This incredible evolution of their Africa Twin adventure bike is something I need in my life, like, yesterday.
Do you watch MotoGP, the world’s top form of motorcycle racing? If the answer’s no, let me tell you why this coming season will be the best one to start on in many years. All it took was a few rule changes that should make the sport more open and more exciting than it’s been in a while, and since it already kicked…