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2011 Honda CBR250R Articles
Learn to go fast on a Honda CBR250R
So you want to go fast on a motorcycle, huh? Well, you could do what all your peers did and buy a brand new liter bike, crash it and either hurt yourself badly or never ride again. It'll probably end up being both. But what if we told you there was a third way? Instead of looking for the bike to do the speed for you, learn to speed yourself. Do that and a whole new world will open up to you, you'l...
01 October 2011
Found: the missing link
I am not a motorcycle journalist. I have many years of experience designing and developing them and nowhere near the experience of professional road testers who typically write new motorcycle reviews. But, owing to the fact that I have been a loud proponent of small, modern bikes and the industry's need to stop ignoring young and beginner riders, the people at Honda invited me down to Los Angeles ...
08 January 2011
110 high-res images of the Honda CBR250R
The Honda CBR250R promises to be the most significant bike of 2011, representing not only Honda taking the American youth market seriously for the first time in decades, but the product of low-cost, Far East manufacturing being imported to the US by a major manufacturer too. If it can prove as big a sales success here as the Ninja 250 (fifth best selling bike in the US in 2009), then it should als...
29 December 2010
2011 Honda CBR250R and CB1000R priced at $3,999, $10,999
The Honda CBR250R has been priced at $3,999 and the Honda CB1000R — finally entering the US — will cost $10,999 when they go on-sale here next year. That CBR250R pricing is identical to the Kawasaki Ninja 250, but if you want ABS it will carry a $500 premium. The CB1000R’s pricing is also similar to rivals from Kawasaki, the Z1000 costs $10,599 and the new Ninja 1000 is $10,999. Honda says b...
01 December 2010
What if Shamu and the CBR1000RR made a baby?
This is Thailand’s new CBR150R, a budget sportsbike from Honda that clearly draws inspiration from both the VFR1200 and CBR1000RR. Word is, the European and Canadian market 2011 Honda CBR125R will look just like this, as will the all-new Honda CBR250R. The CBR125R is a significant motorcycle because, in countries with a sensible approach to regulating motorcycle licenses, it’s learner legal,...
20 October 2010
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