Established in 1946 by Soichiro Honda, Honda Motor Corporation is now the largest producer of motorcycles in the world. Its history can be considered a journey through five decades in the future thinking and technological innovation. Headquartered in Tokyo, the Big Red Wing won an immense popularity in 1958 when launched the model Super Cub, the one whose tradition is carried on today by the famous Honda CBR Gold Wing and CRF.
Along with Yamaha, Honda has always been considered in terms of technology, one of the leaders in the world of two-wheeled vehicles, largely because of the rich history in racing.
After a short break, Honda is back in MotoGP in 1979. In 1983 already won the first Grand Prix 500 cc class with Freddie Spencer who was driving the bike. From then until now, Honda has remained a dominant presence in world MotoGP with famous pilots as the the rider Valentino Rossi and Mike Doohan, winning over 600 courses, and their list is probably far from complete.
In the motocross areas the riders in red recorded numerous victories and championships in AMA Motocross and Supercross with names like Jeremy McGrath, David Bailey and Johnny O'Mara. The boys in red have won six titles World MX titles and six titles World Enduro. In 1996 Honda comes on the market with what would be the fastest bike of that year, the CBR1100XX Super Blackbird (1137cmc). With the addition of long road capability is the model of sport touring, ST1300 and with the famous Gold Wing, stronger, including its 1800 cc of his, one of the most sold models since its appearance also in the 70s. Another bike which made history, Honda Africa Twin XRV750 is one of the first Japanese motorcycle for rally in the desert, with four victories in Dakar in the 80s. The model is available in 650cmc and 750 cc variants. Although, is no longer produced, is considered by many people as one of the most robust motorcycle ever produced.
Honda Varadero XL125V and XL1000 models, is a versatile motorcycle classified as an adventure by the manufacturer. Varadero was produced in a range of different models since 1998 and so far, is a motorcycle with possibilities for long road but with limited off-road equivalent. The models of motorcycles from Honda are veritable bikes, which marked the history of motorcycling, offering extraordinary moments and adventures for its fans.
By Eugenia Cvasov
The Most Famous Motorcycles in the World .
Everyone in his live experienced a ride on a motorcycle and enjoyed the most exciting adventure, when the speed goes higher and higher. A ride on a bike is really an incredible experience, when you live special moments, when the wind seems to take you in the air. Which are the models of motorcycles you like most of all? We will offer you a list of the most famous motorcycles and try to vote the one you would like to have?