Month: June 2017

The joy of six: part 3, CBX classic endurance racer

The Honda CB1100R concept revealed a decade ago at the 2007 Tokyo show was one of the show’s most memorable moments. It encapsulated a time for bikes that was simpler, more functional,…

Is the world ready for this radical Hayabusa?

It’s been 18 long years since Suzuki unleashed the Hayabusa to an unsuspecting world and with just two minor updates in that time the rumoured overdue update can’t come soon enough. The…

Honda CB900FX: the coolest roadster never built

If there’s a big naked Honda that has more kudos than the CB900, then we’d like to know about it. In the meantime, we’ll lust over this digital koncept of Honda’s classic four-cylinder muscle…

Things to do with a V-Max

Would you like your V-Max in Roadster or Tourer flavour, Sir? Yamaha’s V-Max has always been about the engine, road presence, and power wrapped up in a heavyweight musclebike style. But what if there…

This Yamaha RD500LC SP would blow us all away

This decade-old RD500 koncept render just got a fresh update for 2017. During the mid 80s Yamaha made lardy heavyweight XJ900s for bearded men to tour and commute on, but on the back…

The joy of six, part 2

We saw the CBX Roadster yesterday so today say hello to the stripped-down CBX1000 Cafe Racer Koncept. When lightness, performance and style is everything, all unnecessary components are removed in the name of weight reduction.…

The joy of six

It’s been almost 40 years since we were first blown away by Honda’s mighty six-cylinder beast. Meet the Kardesign CBX Roadster Koncept. Any motorcycle with six pistons is going to feel and sound special,…

The Honda Africa Twin that never was

Double the adventure: Honda Africa Twin koncepts. Information of upcoming models can come about from various sources: Spy shots taken with a long lens by a photographer hidden in some bushes, a factory insider leaking…

Remembering your first 2-stroke #1: Honda MB-50

The Kardesign Honda MB-50 virtual koncept now has performance to match the looks It’s 1981 and Honda have not one, but two, two-stroke single-cylinder mopeds providing big bike fantasies to 16 year-olds…

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