Articles Posted in the " VFR " Category

  • Itching with Motorcycle Travel Bugs

    Itching with Motorcycle Travel Bugs

    Lieback’s Corner (#8) / 6.24.2011

    On a short, early-morning ride today aboard the VFR, a few bugs hit me – both physically and psychologically.

    The first few as I traveled my self-described "Mountain Course" were physical bugs, which spotted the Arai’s visor with cream-colored splats, followed by some greens and reds.

  • Honda VFR: HeliBars Review

    Honda VFR: HeliBars Review

    VFR Budget Build: Part 2, Heli Bars

    The smallest changes can make all the difference when it comes to comfortable sport touring, especially at the motorcycle’s controls.

    And when I began my 1998 Honda VFR budget build, taller handlebars were immediately destined to be the second installation following the Sargent seat.

  • Honda VFR1200F Zero Gravity Windscreens

    Honda VFR1200F Zero Gravity Windscreens

    VFR 1200 F Windscreen

    Made here in the USA, Zero Gravity is ready to release its new line of 2010-2011 Honda VFR1200F windscreens available in three distinctive styles.

    The stock replacement SR Series (20-455 shown in light smoke) approximates the size, shape and function of the OEM windscreen.

  • 2010 Honda VFR1200F | First Ride

    2010 Honda VFR1200F | First Ride

    2010 Honda VFR1200F

    In this computerized day and age where smart phones rule and seemingly everyone has a computer close to hand, we tend to take motorcycle technology for granted. Indeed, our attitude towards the launch of a new motorcycle can become a little blasé, ho hum even.

  • 2010 Honda VFR1200F | Preview Video

    2010 Honda VFR1200F | Preview Video

    2010 VFR1200F

    Click video to watch an overview of the 2010 VRF1200F. Honda’s longstanding legacy of trend-setting machines contains one bright shining star after another, enough to populate the entire sky. Among this host of stellar bodies, however, shines one of the best and brightest machines ever to spring from the Honda clan: the VFR series of motorcycles.

  • Honda Motor Europe announces VFR1200F

    Honda Motor Europe announces VFR1200F

    Honda Motor Europe Ltd. announced plans to begin sales in 2010 of the sports tourer VFR1200F/VFR1200F Dual Clutch Transmission, featuring an all-new V4 engine.

    The VFR1200F has been developed in keeping with previous VFRs; that have delivered a combination of sports and touring capabilities using the latest technologies. This motorcycle is however brand new: A clean-sheet interpretation of the ultimate road-sport machine – a concept driven by extensive understanding of customer needs and the adoption of state-of-the-art technologies.

  • 2010 Honda VFR1200F | Preview

    2010 Honda VFR1200F | Preview

    Optional Dual Clutch

    American Honda Motor Company’s Motorcycle Division just announced the release of the much-anticipated 2010 Honda VFR1200F sport touring motorcycle. The brand new VFR1200F embodies the next generation of new motorcycle technology, resulting in unsurpassed rider benefits for those in search of a sporting motorcycle that truly transcends common bounds.

  • Honda Dual Clutch Transmission | Sportbike

    Honda Dual Clutch Transmission | Sportbike

    World’s First Automatic Sportbike

    Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced that it has developed a motorcycle Dual Clutch Transmission (*1), the world’s first (*2) fully automatic motorcycle dual clutch transmission for large-displacement sport bikes. The new transmission provides riders sporty riding enjoyment with easy operation, while its superior transmission efficiency delivers fuel economy equal to or better than a conventional manual transmission.