This is the launch video for the bold and beautifully designed 2018 Honda CB1000R. Dubbed the Neo-Sports Café - Honda did a bait and switch marketing promotion for this bike, by originally revealing it at the Tokyo Motor Show 2017 as a concept.
Honda's 2018 CB1000R, meshes naked sports and neo-retro into one distinct new motorcycle package. Before discussing the 2018 CB1000R is worth mentioning its cousin the CB1100. Despite, being a beautifully built bike, the Honda CB1100 and its variants has seemingly failed to capture the imagination of the market.
The Honda CB4 Interceptor was created to give Honda designers the opportunity delve into the realm of possibilities - to showcase future tech and the design evolution of the café racer genre.
Here's a short video featuring the chaps over at Cafe Racer SSpirit, Gipuzkoa Spain. Cool to see some of their custom builds up close and in motion.
Just over a year ago, I came off my bike, at a relatively low speed (25mph). Colloquially speaking, it had...