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Honda Motorcycle Company is the world’s largest manufacturer of motorbikes and Honda bikes are widely considered the best-built machines today.
Since Honda started creating motorcycles, every bike has been built to near perfection. The Honda Model D (Dream) was the first properly designed motorbike built by Soichiro Honda in 1946. This became the foundation of Honda motorcycles. The creation of the Honda Model D was then followed by the Model J Benly which led the way for more powerful Honda bikes.
In 1958 Honda entered the American market with its C100 Super Club motorbike - the best selling bike of all time! Honda attracted lots of International attention with the Honda City Bike (CB) models. With the financial success of the C100, Honda turned their attention to racing. Honda stunned the world with their victory at the Isle of Man in 1961 and decided to start designing larger and faster motorbikes such as the CB models.
Honda then developed long distance touring bikes building on the success of the 6
In 1996 Honda created their fastest motorcycle in mass production. The Honda Honda CBR! The CBR range has become one of the most popular bikes of all time and Honda has continued to produce many other brilliant bikes from cruisers to
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