Mechanically identical to the new CBR500R, the Honda CB500F ditches the fairing a clip-ons for arguably more practical flat bars and drops $500 from the list price. Just as good?
For novice riders, a 600cc+ sport bike is simply too much. For American tastes, a 250 is often too small. Could this new Honda CBR500R be just right? We think so.
BMW will add sub-500cc models to its range, building them in India in partnership with TVS Motor Company. Those bikes will be sold both in India and in Western markets. This is a huge departure from tradition for the German … Continued
At the end of a race season factory GP bikes are most likely to be destined for the crusher, but this factory Marlboro Yamaha YZR500 ridden by Kenny Roberts Jr survived. Now it’s for sale.
It used to be, here in the West, that motorcycling was about buying the biggest, badest, mostest motorcycle out there. Nevermind your skill level, everyone knew your Viagra was working because your ‘Busa could go 200mph. But that all changed … Continued
Here, totally undisguised, we see the new Honda CBR500, CB500 and CB500X, three new models that make up the affordable-but-desirable push from Big Red. The CBR is obviously the full-faired one (seen here sporting styling that’s nearly identical to the … Continued
Last September, Neale Bayly and I travelled to Mandello de Lario for Moto Guzzi’s 90th birthday celebrations. We rode bikes, took a romantic sunset ferry ride across Lake Como, met Miguel Galluzzi and, most uniquely, had the chance to sit … Continued