The 2013 Honda CBR1000RR comes with the highest-quality, most-adjustable suspension of any Japanese sportsbike right now. A perfect basis, then, for a discussion on individual suspension set up with guru Andy Palmer.
The 2013 Honda CBR1000RR is mechanically identical to the 2012 model, itself a facelift of the version first released in 2008. Unlike most of its superbike competition, it’s not equipped with any electronic rider aids, with the notable exception of … Continued
Back in October, Adey and I both managed to put ourselves in the hospital within a few days of each other. Now, within the last few days, we’re both back to operating at close to normal capacity. That’s me in … Continued
Last week, we presented a very positive message about motorcycles as practical, efficient, congestion-reducing transportation. This week, we wanted to illustrate to all of DRIVE’s car nerds just how fun the damn things are. Matt Farah, from Tuned and The … Continued
Watch as Honda tuner Al Lamb reaches a two-way average of 265mph aboard his heavily-modifed Honda CBR1000RR at the BUB Speed Trials, setting a new (still unratified) record as the fastest sit-on motorcycle in the world. More on Al, Bonneville … Continued
The 2012 Honda CBR1000RR gains fancy new suspension and revised aerodynamics. The former won’t carry over to the already incredibly high-spec world of SBK racing, but the aerodynamics should. Peak under the chin of this new Castrol Honda and you’ll … Continued
So far as a defining mechanical unique selling points go, “balance free rear cushion” isn’t exactly the most evocative description. Not only does it evoke pillows rather than greasy parts, but it just lacks the pizzaz of terms like “EXUP,” … Continued