Honda CBR900RR

Rolling proof that less is really more.

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Honda CBR900RR

Honda sheds some new light on open-class sportbikes

Honda has seen the enemy. And it is weight. Cycle World has seen what Honda’s vision has wrought. And it is a dream come true.

Ducati 851 Eight-Valve

The Birth of a Superbike

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Ducati 851 Eight-Valve

Congratulations, it's a Twin

Here's a hypothetical situation for you: Let's say you were to take a modern Superbike, one capable of qualifying about, oh, wheel-to-wheel with the likes of Bubba Shobert's Honda and Jimmy Filice's Yamah, and you entered that bike in Daytona Speedweek's Pro-Twins 50 mile race. And let's say you put a former 500cc world roadracing champion on it. Would that be a fair matchup? Would you expect the bike to have any real competition in the race?

Yamaha FZ600

Pure Sports Says It All

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Yamaha FZ600

Racetrack magic hits the street.

Winston Churchill may not have known much about motorcycles, but he was a master at motivating people. Once for example, to rally his fellow Englishmen during the early bleak days of World War II, he told them that they could "win the world through sacrifice."

Yamaha RZ350

Reborn Pocket-Rocket

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Yamaha RZ350

It's fast, it's nimble and, best of all, it's thrilling to ride.

Specification sheets display lots of useful numbers, but those numbers don't always tell the whole story. Sometimes, a spec sheet needs yet another number, one that indicates how much fun a bike is to ride. And on a fun scale of one to 10, Yamaha's RZ350 rates a perfect 10.