Video: Honda Monkey EXTREME
Despite what some ladies say, size doesn’t always matter – as proven here by the Honda Monkey. Packing a heroic 9bhp and weighing less than one of my heftier turds, it’s no surprise that the Monkey is hilarious fun in any environment, which is why we took a pair of the... Read more
Video: The Hottest Bikes of 2019 at EICMA
The Hottest Bikes of 2018 at EICMA
With steaming hangovers from a night of debauchery in Milan (thanks Tom), we rolled into the EICMA show feeling like a pair of Honda Deauvilles on a superbike grid. We needn’t have worried though, as the world’s largest moto-only show didn’t disappoint – a blend of fresh lines, wiz-bang... Read more
2017 Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team Unveiled
As if the stealthy testing colours of Nicky Hayden and Steffi Bradl’s 2017 Fireblade SP2 weren’t sexy enough, the Ten Kate team has just unveiled its racing stripes for this season at Red Bull’s Hangar-7 facility in Salzburg. Why? Because the Austrian energy drink giants have become title sponsors... Read more
2017 Isle of Man TT is already awesome…
You’ve gotta love Wednesdays: the midweek hump day that provides unconditional dubplate news, strategically published under embargo in the UK’s largest journal. We had not one, but two announcements yesterday. To everyone’s amazement, northern tea drinker, Guy Martin is making a racing comeback alongside John McGuinness in the official... Read more
Honda Unveils Self-Balancing Motorcycle
Fresh from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Honda has just released minor details of its new self-balancing motorcycle technology amongst a throng of other weird and whacky gadgetry. The Big H has always been a fan of pioneering robotic expertise (more so than any other manufacturer),... Read more
Video: EICMA Highlights
44T was live on the frontline at EICMA in Milan – the world’s biggest dedicated motorcycle exhibition – and spent a few days capturing 2017’s finest machinery and a feast of juicy, dubplate gossip for you guys to dribble over. We could have devoted an entire channel to what... Read more
Honda confirms X-ADV
After teasing us with the funky little City Adventure Concept in Milan last year, Honda has just confirmed the release of its production-based version – the X-ADV. Think maxi scooter with the ability to take bridleways as a shortcut to work, enter the Dakar rally, or nail 20ft tabletops... Read more
Nakamoto: “We hope Valentino will understand his mistake”
Just when you thought Sepang’s shitstorm was subsiding as MotoGP heads to Valencia, HRC’s Vice President, Shuhei Nakamoto has rightfully gone public with his view of events. While some of it is obvious (understandable) Honda-based propaganda, there are some fascinating nuggets and balanced thoughts. Rather than rehashing the press... Read more
Epic Honda Concepts Unveiled
Honda has unveiled some juicy concepts ahead of this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, along with a few production models. Weeks after showcasing the RC213V-powered weapon of a car in Frankfurt, the Big H’s highlights include ‘innovative mobility products that are useful in people’s daily lives as well as a... Read more
Muddy Rutting with John McGuinness
We’re in South Wales at Dave Thorpe’s Off-Road Centre. There’s a scarily steep slag heap situated at the top of the mountain, just off the Brecons, and it looks like we’re riding the highest part of the surrounding valleys. To give you some idea of the altitude, we can... Read more
MOTOBUM, CLUBNEXT or Y’s distraction Dog House?
That is the question. It’s that time of year again when us Westerners trawl though the Suzuka 8hr entry list, pick out our favourite team names and try not to induce a hernia. Team Hooters, TEAM FRONTIER, Honda Blue Helmets and OTOBUM with Ishigaki Island Tuna Racing join the... Read more