Dear Honda, thanks for all the V4 adventure tourers you keep churning out, but there’s only one V4 we’re really interested in.
Hand-built by HRC technicians in white lab coats against a backdrop of classical music, the word ‘iconic’ was clearly invented for the prestigious RC30. Created to win races along with hearts and minds, the world-conquering RC30 introduced to a Japanese home market in 1987 was sold out before the tyres from the first batch of 1000 bikes reached a single showroom. The remaining 2000 bikes made from 1988-1990 were snapped up by race teams and enthusiasts alike, despite the high price tag – £8495 in the UK.
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Honda VFR750R - RC30
If there’s a more worshipped V4 out there, we’ve yet to see it: welcome to our reboot of the awesome VFR750R RC30…
Award-winning motorcycle engineer!
Fazer set to STUN!
What do you get when you mix CRK’s lovely café racer kit to Yamaha’s budget middleweight and the recently-retired Martin Fox? Well, one helluva foxy Fazer!
Project Suzuki 1984 RG250 part 4 BRUNO BARES ALL!
This month, while we wait for backorder engine parts, we strip the chassis back to the bare frame, assess what is needed and plan the reassembly…
Project Kawasaki Z900 Stocker part 2 Ralph has a blast!
For the best finish on his Z900’s motor Ralph wants the best, so he visits Stephen Smethurst Casting Renovation to find out how it’s done properly.
Project Suzuki TS400 Part 8 Loom with a view!
We’re getting down into the nitty-gritty this time with component testing and loom building. What could go wrong?
Project Yamaha TX750 Part 12 A question of balance…
Only The Beach Boys had good vibrations… so what’s Mark been up to, to sort out the bad ones coming from his TX750?
Ralph Ferrand works with tools all day long – he sells them too at bikerstoolbox.co.uk so he knows what works.
STAVROS: PRINCE OF PRANKSTERS!
It’s probably fair to say that Stephen JamesParrish’s persona and overall levity throughout his life have muddied the waters as to just how good a bike racer he was back in the day.
Ralph Ferrand works with tools all day long – he sells them too at bikerstoolbox co uk so he knows what works.. .
LEANER, STRONGER & Looking Good
2021 HONDA CRF300L & CRF300L RALLY
MEGHAN'S BIG WIN!
Meghan’s estranged father leaked the letter, written after he skipped her 2018 wedding.
SPEAKS ON HIS TIME IN A JAPANESE PRISON AND LIFE AS A WANTED FUGITIVE
How I Wrote... "I Love Rock 'N' Roll"
The late Alan Merrill recalled how his flop became Joan Jett's runaway hit.
2022 Honda Civic Si HPT
Still a true driver’s car despite the numbers.
2021 Honda Ridgeline
The 2021 Honda Ridgeline came back for 2021 with mostly small updates that made the unibody truck more distinctive without losing its metropolitan vibe.
In Search of A Greener Mask
Expanded use during the pandemic has companies racing to develop biodegradable face coverings
OMICRON UNRAVELS TRAVEL INDUSTRY'S PLANS FOR A COMEBACK
Tourism businesses that were just finding their footing after nearly two years of devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic are being rattled again as countries throw up new barriers to travel in an effort to contain the omicron variant.
JAPAN, VIETNAM LOOK TO CYBER DEFENSE AGAINST CHINA
Japan and Vietnam signed a cybersecurity agreement as the two Asian nations rapidly step up their military ties amid concerns over China’s growing assertiveness.
Three Greens for The Red, White, And Blue
Grand Seiko's New U.S.A. Exclusive Editions