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Past Articles Honda Sportbike Reviews

2006 Honda CBR1000RR First Ride

Monday, December 26, 2005
MotorcycleUSA samples the latest offering from Honda: The new and improved, lighter and faster version of the CBR1000RR.

2005 Honda RC211V First Ride

Monday, December 19, 2005
Take a ride with us on Nicky Hayden's 250-horsepower 2005 US Grand Prix race-winning MotoGP bike, the Repsol Honda RC211V.

NSR50 Update Kenny's First Time

Wednesday, September 14, 2005
Another convert is born after Hutch gets his first taste of the fun and excitement of mini roadracing.

2005 Honda Dream 50R & NSR50R

Monday, July 11, 2005
Whether your roadracing idol is Hailwood or Doohan, Honda has a pint-sized racebike to make you feel like a hero.

2005 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison

Monday, May 16, 2005
We open up a can of whup-ass at PIR for the second portion of our Superbike Smackdown II.

2005 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison

Monday, May 16, 2005
There's more power on tap in any of these 400-pound bikes than you'll find in a 3200-pound base-model Honda Accord. Hang on tight!

2005 Supersport Track CBR600RR Comparison

Sunday, April 3, 2005
It took 14 race-compound tires, three factory-support crews and two racetracks to figure out which of the four supersports performs best at the track.

2005 Honda CBR600RR Comaprison

Monday, March 21, 2005
Major revisions to the middleweight sportbike cards shuffle the deck in this streetbike melee.

Project NSR First Race

Thursday, December 23, 2004
Our first mini road racing attempt netted us some fun but no trophies. A litany of excuses follows.

2005 Honda CBR600RR First Ride

Friday, December 3, 2004
Honda has tweaked its CBR600RR to offer better acceleration, braking and handling. Is it enough to keep pace in this competitive class?

NSR50R The GP Fantasy is Alive

Monday, November 8, 2004
While we'd like to enjoy multi-million dollar salaries, huge trophies and glamorous umbrella girls, we'll settle for racing on the cheap, mini-style.

NSR50R MCUSA Off to the Races

Friday, November 5, 2004
It ain't exactly AMA Superbike, but we're going road racing this weekend on a two-stroke GP replica. Follow the adventures of Duke Danger as he hits the tarmac at La Grange.

2004 Honda RC51 Comparison

Sunday, August 29, 2004
V-Twins are extremely capable sportbikes, as MCUSA found out in our street test.

2004 Honda CBR600RR Comparison

Saturday, August 28, 2004
It's been a long and winding road to deliver this comparo, but the results are in to determine the winner in this critical market segment.

2004 Honda RC51 Comparison

Thursday, July 29, 2004
We tested this trio of competition inspired V-Twins on the street, now we hit the track to see who has the baddest tarmac carving machine.

2004 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison

Wednesday, May 19, 2004
We already told ya which literbike was best on the street. iIt's track time, wound out to the max by former AMA champ Steve Crevier.

2004 Honda CBR1000RR Comparison

Saturday, March 27, 2004
Better than you and not afraid to show it, these bikes epitomize the high-performance motorcycle. Oh yeah, and they're freakadillishly f-f-fast!

2004 Honda CBR1000RR

Thursday, February 5, 2004
The CBR line hasn't dominated the open class since 1997, but Honda expects its new CBR1000RR to change that pattern.

2003 Honda CBR600RR Comparison

Thursday, July 24, 2003
We can't believe how much performance manufacturers are squeezing out of these middleweights. And they're so closely matched it makes our job tough.

2003 Honda CBR600RR First Ride

Tuesday, February 25, 2003
As such, the new CBR600RR is the first Honda sportbike to be developed as a race machine first.
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