Honda Debuts New Models

Honda has debuted part of its new lineup of motorcycles, many of which are set to go on sale next year. While most models are getting minor facelifts, the VFR1200F street motorcycle will be getting a major update for 2012. The big new feature for the VFR1200F is the addition of traction control, which should […]

Tech Tips – Repack Your Muffler

Tech Tips - Repack Your Muffler

Out of sight out of mind… The exhaust leaving your engine exits the pipe in waves that travel through the silencer. Packing something – like fiberglass – around the pipe outlet helps the muffler control those waves as they leave your bike. That stuff inside gets old, burns up and often exits along with those […]

Justin Brayton Signs With Honda

Honda has announced the signing of professional racer Justin Brayton, who will compete for Big Red in the 2012 AMA Supercross Championship and AMA Motocross Championships. Brayton previously spent several years with Muscle Milk/Toyota/JGR Yamaha. This past season he showed signs of promise, taking seventh in the National MX Championship despite missing four rounds with […]

Short Signs With McGrath’s New Team

Jeremy McGrath and Larry Brooks have started a new Motocross and Supercross team, and they’ve announced their first big signing: professional racer Andrew Short. The team has also announced that they will be working with Honda for factory support. The Short signing makes sense in that respect, as he has spent much of his professional […]

Changes for the 2012 Honda CRF450R

Cycle News was recently given the chance to try out the new 2012 Honda CRF450R, and gave their impression of the changes that Big Red has made to the dirt bike for this year. Suspension appeared to be the key focus for Honda this season, as it’s the area where they made the most radical […]