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Honda Motorcycle Reviews and News

Honda motorcycles are known for their quality and reliability. They make some of the smoothest engines and transmissions in the motorcycle industry. From the perennial touring leader the Honda Goldwing to the bad to the bone Honda Fury, Honda makes a motorcycle to meet your style of riding. Check out some reviews and rider reports below from some of the Honda motorcycles tested here on RiderGroups.com.
 
Why does Honda build motorcycles that no one wants?

Why does Honda build motorcycles that no one wants?

Let me get this out of the way, I like Honda Motorcycles.  The Honda Valkyrie that I owned was one of the best motorcycles I have ever owned. I have ridden many Hondas and I appreciate their build quality, reliability…
 
Honda CBR250RR – First Pictures

Honda CBR250RR – First Pictures

The first photos of the highly anticipated Honda CBR250RR have been released. It is a good looking bike from Honda that fills a highly selling niche in the motorcycle industry; 300cc and below sport bikes.  The Honda CBR250RR does not…
 
Honda VFR1200X Adventure Tourer – review

Honda VFR1200X Adventure Tourer – review

The Honda VFR1200X, is finally available at dealerships in the U.S. No matter what type of Adventure Touring you are looking for Honda has an answer? If you want an off-road capable bike that can still do street Honda has…
 
Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L photos leaked

Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L photos leaked

A true adventure bike from Honda has been rumored for some time.  At last years EICMA show Honda actually had a “prototype” of a Honda adventure bike.  Well it appears that these rumors will come to fruition as many sources…
 
My “new” 1999 Honda Valkyrie

My “new” 1999 Honda Valkyrie

If you follow RiderGroups closely, you are probably aware that I have been looking at Adventure Bikes lately–most notably the Triumph Tiger 800.  So, how did I end up on 1999 Honda Valkyrie?  I posted an article a few weeks…
 
2014 Honda Valkyrie…it’s back!

2014 Honda Valkyrie…it’s back!

Honda originally made their power cruiser, the Honda Valkyrie from 1996 – 2003. The Valkyrie was a beast of a motorcycle with the 1,520 cubic centimeter, flat six engine from the Honda Goldwing in the body of cruiser. The Valkyrie…
 
Honda CB500 – Sports Bike or Adventure Bike?

Honda CB500 – Sports Bike or Adventure Bike?

The Honda CB500 is a new model line from Honda, that basically comes in 3 different platforms. The Honda CB500x which is their adventure styled bike. The Honda CB500r which is listed as a sport bike with fairings and the…
 
Honda CB1100 Road Test & Review

Honda CB1100 Road Test & Review

I went to DFW Honda a few weeks ago to test ride the new Honda CB1100. The CB1100 is old school cool with all the modern amenities that a current motorcycle has. The bike is very light weight, thin at…
 
Honda CTX700 and CTX700n

Honda CTX700 and CTX700n

The Trend Towards Mid-Size Touring Bikes

There is a trend right now among motorcycle manufacturers, and I really like it. The trend is building a mid-size touring motorcycle with good safety features at a reasonable price. For too long motorcycle manufacturers have been locked in an…
 
2013 Sport Touring Motorcycle Comparison

2013 Sport Touring Motorcycle Comparison

Motorcycle.com has put together a nice comparison of the 2013 leading Sport Touring Motorcycles; the 2013 Yamaha FJR, 2013 Kawasaki Concours and the 2013 Honda St1300. If you are in the market for a new Sport Touring motorcycle the selection…
 
2012 Honda Crossrunner VFR800X

2012 Honda Crossrunner VFR800X

Honda hits the trail

The 2012 Honda Crossrunner is an interesting bike to me.  It has an upright riding position with the look of an adventure bike.  It has a very manageable engine at 800 cc to make it a great commuter and daily…
 
2012 Honda Crosstourer

2012 Honda Crosstourer

The Honda Adventure Bike

One of the hottest segments in motorcycling is the Adventure bike. Adventure bikes are kind of a jack of all trades; comfortable, sporty, rugged. You can ride off road and travel in comfort long miles on the highway to get…
 
Japanese Motorcycle Manufacturers Increase Sales

Japanese Motorcycle Manufacturers Increase Sales

BMW, Harley Davidson, and now the Japanese Motorcycle manufactures (Yamaha, Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki) are reporting an increase in their 2011 motorcycle sales.  This is good news for motorcycle enthusiasts as an increase in sales means more dollars for research and…
 
Sport Touring Bikes

Sport Touring Bikes

Which is the fastest?

Since I recently got a Yamaha FJR1300 I thought it would be interesting to compare the speed and horse power tests for the major Sport Touring bikes on the road today. The bikes I consider the true Sport Touring bikes…